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Research Makes a Difference in Patient Care

"Clinical, translational and health services research at Baystate Health is essential to the delivery of high-quality health care and training."—Peter Friedmann MD, Chief Research Officer

Research at Baystate

As an academic teaching hospital and the regional campus of the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Baystate Medical Center faculty and research staff conduct basic, biomedical and clinical research in many medical and surgical specialties.

Annual funding of over $14 million in sponsored research and public service grants includes $9.5 million in federal funds. (Recent externally funded research awards)

Research Support

Growing Research at Baystate

According to new Chief Research Officer, Peter Friedmann, MD, MPH, "Baystate’s size, community orientation and clinical excellence put it in an excellent position to perform clinical, translational and health services research." (Read a profile of Dr. Friedmann)

Drs. Lindenauer and Lee briefly describe their research experiences at Baystate in this 2 minute video.

Center for Quality of Care Research

Our nationally-recognized multidisciplinary research program, Center for Quality of Care Research, develops innovative methods to measure the quality and outcomes of care, evaluates the effectiveness of common treatments, and improves care delivery through the design, implementation, and assessment of new approaches in medicine.

Discovery and Innovation in Research and Education

Academic Week highlights the breadth of the scholarly contributions to the practice, improvement, study, and teaching of high quality patient care by our researchers and educators. 

Publications and Scholarly Activity

Scholarly Commons is a repository of research and scholarly output contributed by individuals, departments and centers at Baystate, and maintained by the Health Sciences Library.

Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute

PVLSI integrates the academic and scientific resources of the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the clinical expertise of the Baystate Medical Center by bringing together teams of life scientists, physicians, engineers, and physical scientists to focus on clinical disorders, such as breast cancer, apoptosis, and diabetes.