Get the Experience You Need
We have a team-based approach to patient care—and education. You will be an active participant on the clinical team—working, learning, and collaborating with other health professionals and students.
Enjoy the wide diversity of learning opportunities available at Baystate Health, one of the largest academic health systems in New England.
Get plenty of hands-on experience, too—PURCH's smaller class size means you'll have a more personalized learning experience.
See the Full Spectrum of Clinical Conditions
Baystate Medical Center is the region's primary tertiary care referral center—and our emergency department is the busiest in Massachusetts.
Last year at Baystate Health we treated everything from the commonplace to the complex:
- 1.8 million outpatient visits
- 204,000 emergency and urgent care visits
- 37,300 surgeries
We are Passionate About Teaching
We have been training physicians for more than 100 years—and are recognized as leaders in medical education innovation.
Last year we trained 360 doctors in our graduate medical education programs, 300 students from 35 medical schools, and 1,300 nursing, advanced practitioner, and allied health students.
Your PURCH faculty is committed to to your development as physicians who are team-oriented, excellent diagnosticians, self-reflective, empathetic, and leaders who can also be led.
Train in a Variety of Clinical Settings