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Sarah D. Haessler, MD, MS

Department of MedicineHaessler_s
Division of Infectious Diseases

Institutional Leadership Roles

  • Chair (Interim), Department of Medicine at UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate
  • Hospital Epidemiologist, Baystate Medical Center

Academic Appointment

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

Education and Training

  • Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
    • Fellowship, Infectious Diseases (2002-2005)
    • Residency, Internal Medicine (1999-2002)
  • George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Services, Washington, DC
    M.D. (1995-1999)
  • Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA    
    M.S., Human Development (1989-1991)
  • Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
    B.A., Psychology (1985-1989)

Scholarly Foci

  • Nosocomial Infections
  • Hospital Infection Control

Scholarly Activity 

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

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles

  • Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America
    • Member (2005-present)
    • Board of Trustees
      • Councilor (2020-2021)
    • Education Committee
      • Past Chair (2019)
      • Chair (2017-2018)
      • Vice Chair (2015-2016)
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America
    • Member (2005-present)
  • American College of Physicians
    • Member (2016-present)

Significant Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (2021-current)

Contact Information

Baystate Infectious Diseases
3300 Main Street, Suites 3C&D
Springfield, MA 01199

(Updated August 2022)