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Weijen Chang, MD, FAAP

changweijenDepartment of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Institutional Leadership Roles

  • Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Department of Pediatrics at UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate
  • Division Chief, Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

Academic Appointment

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

Education and Training

  • John Radcliffe Hospital/University of Oxford, Headington, UK
    Senior House Officer, General Pediatrics (1997-1998)
  • Duke University, Durham, NC
    • Residency, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics (1995-1998)
    • Internship, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics (1994-1995)
  • New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY
    M.D. (1994)
  • John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
    B.A., Humanities (1990)

Scholarly Foci

  • Quality improvement
  • Health services research
  • Medical education
  • Medical journalism

Scholarly Activity

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

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles

  • Society of Hospital Medicine
    • Editor-in-Chief, The Hospitalist (2020-present)
    • Member (2006-present)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
    • Senior PHM Fellows Conference (AAP Section of Hospital Medicine)
      • Chair (2021-2023)

Significant Honors and Awards (Limit 5)

  • Society of Hospital Medicine National Meeting
    • Finalist, RIV Competition for Pediatric Vignette Abstract (2016, 2019, 2022)
    • Winner, Vignette Competition, Northeast Regional Meeting of National Med-Peds Residents Association, Albany, NY (2018)
  • Resident Teaching Award, Pediatrics Residency Program, UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate (2018)
  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics (1998)

Contact Information

Department of Pediatrics
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199

(Updated February 2023)