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Benjamin Church, DO

Church BenjaminDepartment of Emergency Medicine
Division of Wilderness

Departmental/Divisional Leadership Roles

  • Division Chief, Wilderness, Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Program Director, Wilderness Fellowship at UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate

Academic Appointment

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

Education and Training

  • Tufts University School of Medicine/Baystate, Springfield, MA
    • Fellowship, Wilderness Medicine (2017-2018)
    • Residency, Emergency Medicine (2014-2017)
  • University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, Biddeford, ME
    D.O. (2010-2014)
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA
    B.S., Biology (2004-2008)

Scholarly Foci (Limit 5)

  • Hypothermia
  • Frostbite
  • Wilderness Education
  • Lightweight backpacking
  • High Altitude

Scholarly Activity

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

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles (Limit 5)

  • Wilderness Medical Society
    • Member (2017-present)

Significant Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, Academy of Wilderness Medicine (2020-present)

Contact Information

Department of Emergency Medicine
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199

(Updated October 2022)