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Faculty Development

Baystate is committed to investing in the professional development of our medical faculty.

Development Opportunities

Mentors Matter

Mentors Matter is a peer-mentoring program for physician-faculty at the Assistant Professor level who are, preferably, 5 years into their academic appointments. Its aims are to:

  • support the academic and organizational advancement of participants
  • cultivate the next generation of mentors

The program involves one half-day session per month for ten months. Session topics include:

  • What makes a good mentor?
  • Career development: Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
  • Academic promotion: Where do we stand, how can we help each other succeed?
  • Getting the right work done
  • Getting what we want
  • Vitality: Do you have it in your career?
  • How are you as a teacher?
  • What makes a great leader?
  • Work life balance: Can you have it all?

For more information, please contact the Office of Faculty Affairs at 413-794-9551.

Physician Leadership Academy

We offer an annual Physician Leadership Academy dedicated to cultivating emerging physician leaders. The program involves one full-day session every two weeks over the course of five months. Session topics include:

  • Active listening
  • Challenging Conversations
  • Unconscious Bias
  • Strategy/Out of the Box Thinking
  • Leading Provider Performance
  • Managing Competing Commitments

For more information, please contact the Office of Faculty Affairs at 413-794-9551.

Continuing Medical Education

Our Office of Continuing Interprofessional Education is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for physicians. We offer:

  • regional seminar and conferences
  • certification courses
  • grand rounds and department lectures
  • free accredited internet courses