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Faculty Highlights

We greatly value our faculty's scholarly contributions and are proud to honor their accomplishments.

August 2020

Reham Shaaban, DO

rehamshaabanincontent250x250Congratulations to Reham Shaaban, DO, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at UMMS-Baystate, for her appointment to the Board of Directors for the Alliance of Independent Academic Medical Centers (AIAMC). The AIAMC is a national organization of independent teaching hospitals committed to delivering exceptional patient care through education and innovation.

Dr. Shaaban has been an active AIAMC member for 8 years and has participated in various national initiatives within the organization. Beginning April 2020, she will serve a 3-year term on the Board of Directors. In this role, she will advise, govern, and assist with the leadership and general promotion of the AIAMC to ensure the organization meets its mission and serves the needs of its members.

To be selected as a Board member of the AIAMC, nominees must be employees of a current Alliance member in good standing and in a senior management position at their institution. Individuals may be nominated by any Alliance member institution, their peers, or self-nominated.

“This Board appointment is a great honor to continue active involvement and have a voice to keep Baystate’s legacy alive within the organization and also to advocate for exceptional patient care, safety and educational innovation,” said Dr. Shaaban.

Learn more about the Alliance of Independent Academic Medical Centers here.

July 2020

Kelly M. Tyler, M.D., FACS, FASCRS


Congratulations to Dr. Kelly Tyler, Associate Professor of Surgery at UMMS-Baystate, for her recent appointment to the Editorial Board of the Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery (JOGS). JOGS is a peer-reviewed journal that describes latest developments in gastrointestinal surgery and is the official publication of The Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT). Dr. Tyler will serve on the Editorial Board from June 2020 through June 2024.

Learn more about SSAT and JOGS.

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