Department of Emergency Medicine


759 Chestnut Street, Springfield 5
Springfield, MA 01199
Phone: 413-794-5375

Department Leadership

Education Programs

doctor checking patient’s hand with a nurse observing in the emergency room

Emergency Medicine Residency

Baystate Medical Center is the region's tertiary referral center—and one of the highest volume emergency departments in the northeast—you will be exposed to diverse pathologies and advanced procedures.

4th Year Electives for Medical Students

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine Research
  • Emergency Medicine Ultrasound

Scholarly Activity


The research of the Department of Emergency Medicine is clinical and focuses on:

  • The treatment of patients with opioid use disorder
  • Implementation science
  • Patient-centered care and shared decision-making
  • Cardiac arrest resuscitation
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Simulation
  • Acute coronary syndrome
  • Emergency medical services
  • Ischemia/reperfusion injury
  • Patient safety and health services
  • Emergency ultrasound

The department, as well as the institution, has grant monies available on a competitive basis for educational and research projects.


View recent Department of Emergency Medicine publications in the Scholarly Commons database.

Western Mass: A Great Place to Live and Learn

With the amenities of a big city and the ambiance of a small town, Springfield is a beautiful slice of New England, with affordable communities, excellent quality of life, and abundant recreational and cultural amenities. Whether you're into history, art and culture, outdoor pursuits, or natural beauty, you'll never run out of things to do.

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