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Gerald Beltran, DO, MPH, FACEP, FAEMS

Dr. Gerald (Wook) Beltran

Department of Emergency Medicine
Division of Pre-Hospital and Disaster Medicine

Departmental/Divisional Leadership Roles

  • Division Chief, Pre-Hospital and Disaster Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Regional EMS Medical Director, Baystate Health

Academic Appointment

  • Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate

Education and Training

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA
    M.P.H. (2009-2012)
  • Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    Fellowship, Pre-Hospital and Disaster Medicine (EMS) (2009-2011)
  • Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University, Augusta, GA
    Internship/Residency, Emergency Medicine (2006-2009)
  • University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, Biddeford, ME
    D.O. (2002-2006)
  • Western New England University, Springfield, MA
    • M.S.I.S. (1996-1998)
    • M.S.C.J.A. (1993-1996)
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA
    B.S., Exercise Science (1984-1988)

Scholarly Foci

  • Emergency medical services
  • Disaster medicine and response
  • Healthcare systems integration

Scholarly Activity

View a list of Dr. Beltran's publications in the Scholarly Commons repository.

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles

  • National Disaster Life Support Foundation
    • Board of Directors (2018-present)
  • Massachusetts Region-1 Medical Director (2019-present)
  • Commission of Accreditation of Ambulance Services (CAAS)
    • Panel Member (2017-present)
  • National Association of EMS Physicians
    • Member (2010-present)
    • Research Committee
      • Member (2010-present)
    • Emergency Preparedness Committee
      • Chair (2016-2019)
      • Vice Chair (2015-2016)
      • Member (2012-present)
    • Operational EMS Committee
      • Member (2012-present)
  • American College of Emergency Physicians
    • Member (2010-present)
    • Disaster Preparedness and Response Committee
      • Member (2012-present)
    • EMS Committee
      • Member (2010-2013)

Significant Honors and Awards (Limit 5)

  • COVID-19 Pandemic Campaign Medal, Health and Human Services (2020)
  • Fellow, Academy of EMS Physicians (2016-present)
  • Fellow, American College of Emergency Physicians (2014-present)
  • Regional Award for Outstanding EMS Physician, Western Virginia EMS Region (2013)
  • Pi Sigma Alpha National Honor Society (2003)

Contact Information

Department of Emergency Medicine
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199

(Updated February 2022)