Research at UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate Research is an Integral Part of Everything We Do Research discoveries can translate into better patient care—now and in the future. Baystate researchers conduct clinical, translational and health services research in many medical and surgical specialties. (Browse scholarly output by discipline) Our research centers leverage our expertise in population health, clinical effectiveness and outcomes research to focus on making health care more effective and efficient. Baystate researchers participate in national clinical trials that study potential new treatment methods and contribute to the advancement of science. Our technology innovation center, TechSpring, works with technology companies—from one-person startups to tech giants like Dell and Cerner Corp—on innovations like remote monitoring technology and e-visits with healthcare professionals. The Future of Research at Baystate is Bright As an academic health system—UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate’s size and clinical excellence put it in an excellent position to grow its research program. Internal grants provide investigators with support to increase the number of competitive proposals submitted for external research funding—mentoring, statistical consulting services, grant-writing assistance, and financial support or protected time.