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For Research Sponsors

We Welcome Your Clinical Research Inquiries

Baystate has a long history of conducting commercially and federally sponsored clinical research.

Contact our Sponsored Programs Administration to negotiate clinical trial documents and budgets. 

Research Centers and Departmental Research

We are nationally-recognized experts in population health, clinical effectiveness and outcomes research. Our investigators conduct basic, biomedical and clinical research in many medical and surgical specialties.

  • We have established research centers focusing on effective and efficient health care.
  • Researchers in our academic departments are actively engaged in clinical research, including national clinical trials and investigator-initiated studies.

Research Partnerships

Baystate Medical Center is an active participant in the research communities of Massachusetts and a member of national, state and regional organizations that promote the goals of biomedical research. Many of our physicians, researchers, and leaders also serve in leadership roles with our affiliates.

Conflicts of Interest

When Baystate applies for or receives funds from federal agency within the U.S. Public Health Service, such as the National Institutes of Health or the Food and Drug Administration, it must follow specific federal regulations. To ensure that those regulations are followed, we have adopted a policy, "Disclosure Of Financial Interests And Management Of Financial Conflicts Of Interest For U.S. Public Health Service Funded Research." 

If you have questions regarding Conflict of Interest or wish to report suspected misconduct at a Baystate Health facility, including the UMass Chan - Baystate campus, please contact Research Compliance Officer, Jennifer Pacheco at, phone 413-794-3458 or anonymously through the Corporate Compliance Hotline at 877-874-7444.