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Andrew W. Artenstein, MD

Artenstein Andrew Lab Coat smDepartment of Medicine
Division of Infectious Disease

Institutional Leadership Roles

  • Chief Physician Executive and Chief Academic Officer at Baystate Health
  • President at Baystate Medical Practices
  • Regional Executive Dean at UMass Chan Medical School – Baystate 
  • Incident Commander, COVID-19 Response at Baystate Health

Academic Appointment

  • Professor of Medicine at UMass Chan Medical School – Baystate

Education and Training

  • Brown University, Providence, RI
    M.A. (Honorary) (2003)
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC
    • Fellowship, Infectious Diseases (1990-1993)
    • Internship and Residency, Internal Medicine (1986-1989)
  • Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
    M.D. (1982-1986)
  • University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
    B.A. (Cum Laude), Political Economy of Labor (1977-1981)

Scholarly Foci

  • Biodefense and emerging pathogens
  • Vaccinology
  • Anthrax toxin
  • Central nervous system infections 

Scholarly Activity

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

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles

  • Journal of Infectious Diseases
    • Editorial Advisory Board
      • Member (2006-present)
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America   
    • Fellow (2000-present)
    • Member (1996-2006)
    • Associate (1992-1996)
  • American College of Physicians   
    • Fellow (1995-present)
    • Member (1990-2006)
    • Associate (1986-1996)
  • Vaccine
    • Associate Editor (2012-2018)

Significant Honors and Awards (Limit 5)

  • U.S. News and World Report Hospital Hero (2020)
  • Health Care Front Line Hero, Massachusetts High Technology Council (2020)
  • The Arthur M. Phillips, MD Mentorship Award, The Internal Medicine Residency Program, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI (2012)
  • Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Award, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI (2002, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2011)
  • Fellow, Infectious Diseases Society of America (2000)

Academic Office Contact Information

Department of Medicine - Administration
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199

(Updated July 2022)