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Research Makes a Difference in Patient Care

UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate logo"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 UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate

Research is an Integral Part of Everything We Do

UMass Medical School-Baystate logoResearch 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 Department of Healthcare Delivery & Population Sciences leverages 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.