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Faculty Resources

Faculty members have access to many Baystate Health resources and programs, including the following:

Brand Logos & Photo Gallery

Promoting the Baystate Brand

BrandConnect is the definitive source for Baystate Health employees to access Baystate logos, templates, letterhead, and more to support the Baystate brand.

Instructions for using BrandConnect

When you enter BrandConnect using the link above (use Chrome for best experience), you will see a series of four sliders. Select the top two sliders only (Session Cookies + New Relic Cookies). Click "Save and Continue."

Once you are in the platform, scroll down to the blue boxes to access and download logos, our photo library, portraits, templates, location photos, and other corporate materials.

Other Marketing Requests

Please submit all Marketing & Communications requests through this link (use Chrome for best experience), including internal communications, public affairs, and internal updates/changes, graphic design, video and photo projects and any other marketing initiatives.

(Updated July 2021)

Health Sciences Library

Health Sciences Library information resources and knowledge services are available to researchers, educators, and learners:

Literature Searches

Document Delivery

Databases/Online Materials

Note: Some of these links are for subscription-based resources and may require a login for remote access.

  • Explore our mobile apps for Library resources accessible from your smart phone or tablet.
  • Access digital/print databases and citation management resources (software and cloud-based programs). View a list of tutorials to get started on these programs.
  • Browse and access thousands of journals and electronic books by discipline.
  • Thousands of print books and special collections accessible through the online catalog or tools such as ClinicalKey (Elsevier), Access Medicine (McGraw-Hill), and more. ClinicalKey contains additional evidence-based information and covers over 30 specialties, containing hundreds of Elsevier journals and over 1,100 electronic books – plus procedure videos/multimedia, guidelines, and images.
  • For remote access to electronic resources and publications, create an Open Athens account or download the BrowZine mobile app to access publications on a mobile device.
  • Obtain accurate evidence-based information at the point of care with links in Cerner, Baystate’s electronic medical record system (available within the physician workflow). Library-managed links include UpToDate and Lexicomp Online.
  • Not sure how to begin researching a certain topic? View our list of search tips for evidence-based practice.

Baystate-Generated Publications

Access the Scholarly Commons institutional repository, which lists publications by UMass Chan – Baystate faculty members. Search by publication, author, and topic.

For more information or to schedule one of these services, contact the Health Sciences Library at 413-794-1865 or

(Updated October 2022)

PowerPoint Template & Tips (UMass Chan - Baystate)

UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate PowerPoint Template

We encourage faculty to use these templates when giving presentations (via BrandConnect):

PowerPoint Tips

(Updated July 2021)

Social Media Platform Instructions


  • How to Use Twitter - Complete Beginner's Guide


(Updated July 2021)

Teaching & Research Opportunities at UMass Chan-Baystate

For faculty interested in engaging in teaching and/or research, here is a list of opportunities to do so. Additionally, visit our Faculty Development page.

(Updated August 2023)

Time Management

Physician Time Management

Watch additional sessions from our "Building Your Toolbox for Academic Advancement" Webinar Series.

Email Management

  • Spark app for managing email on iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Android (YouTube)
  • Outlook email management tips

Note-Taking Apps

These apps are great for quickly jotting down any thoughts and ideas that come up. Use these apps to neatly categorize notes and work on them later.

Project Management

(Updated June 2022)

Video Conferencing Tips



Web-Based Conferencing Tips and Tricks

  • Web-Based Conferencing Tips and Tricks, presented by Tara M. Catanzano, MD, FSABI, Vice Chair of Academic Affairs and Professor, Department of Radiology; Radiology Residency Program Director; and Associate Director of Academic Career Development, Office of Faculty Affairs, UMass Chan Medical School – Baystate (YouTube)

(Updated June 2022)