Brightwood House is the Learning Community for all PURCH Track students.
Brightwood House, comprising six faculty mentors and about 100 students, is based at the Baystate campus but has community spaces on both campuses.
Learning Community Mentors
Samuel Borden, MD, Head of House: Classes of 2024, 2023, 2022
Eric Churchill, MD, MPH: Classes of 2025, 2024, 2023, 2022
Elizabeth Eagleson, MD: Classes of 2024, 2023, 2022
Rohini Harvey, MD: Class of 2025
Molly Senn-McNally, MD: Class of 2025
Jacqueline Wu, MD: Classes of 2025, 2024, 2023, 2022
Sarah Perez McAdoo, MD, MPH, Director of Health Equity Education and Practice, UMMS-Baystate
- Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, 2001
- MPH, Harvard School of Public Health, 2006
- Commonwealth Fund Harvard University Fellowship in Minority Health Policy, 2006
Dr. McAdoo is a public health physician involved in public policy, systems change, community building, and creating partnerships to improve adolescent health outcomes. She is the Co-Founder of the Youth Empowerment Adolescent Health Network (YEAH! Network).
Catherine Carr, MLIS
Lamar Soutter Library, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester.
Bridget Gunn, MSLS
Health Sciences Library, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate, Springfield.