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Research at UMass Medical School-Baystate Campus
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.
  • Our researchers conduct clinical, translational and health services research in many medical and surgical specialties. (Browse scholarly output by discipline)
  • Our 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.
  • 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.

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.

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  • Accreditations and Affiliations: Our strong partnerships with other research organizations allow us to further our institutional commitment to the advancement of knowledge.
  • Office of Research: The Office of Research helps researchers conduct research responsibly and ethically.
  • Facilities and Services: We provide research facilities and a collaborative environment for our faculty and students to support their research and educational activities.
  • For Researchers: We offer a range of resources and services to help researchers.
  • For Research Sponsors: We welcome your clinical research inquiries. 
  • Contact Us: Our team is here to help and support you.