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Stop the Bleed

Save a Life – Learn How to "Stop the Bleed"

May 10, 2019

Uncontrolled bleeding is the number one cause of preventable death from trauma.

8 Questions to Ask Your Nurse While in the Hospital

May 07, 2019

It's National Nurses Week! Learn how to maximize the nurse/patient partnership while you're in the hospital.

Nurse Residency Program Awarded Accreditation with Distinction

May 06, 2019

The Baystate Nurse Residency Program was awarded Accreditation with Distinction as a Practice Transition Program by the ANCC in 2018—one of only two in the state of Massachusetts.

Baystate Wing Hospital Auxiliary Awards $6000 in Scholarships to Area Students

May 03, 2019

Six area students have received an increase in their college fund, courtesy of the Baystate Wing Hospital Auxiliary.


Breast cancer research grant funds hands-on experience for Springfield students

April 30, 2019

With a grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), Springfield students will participate in breast cancer research with Baystate Health.


Skin cancer is preventable: learn how to reduce your risk

April 30, 2019

1 in 54 people will be diagnosed with skin cancer in their lifetime. Learn how to beat the risks.

Anatomy diagram of a woman

This is My Body

April 26, 2019

PURCH student Kathryn Norman's essay in JAMA reflects on her awe for "the beautiful gift" from a teacher who donated her body to science.

PURCH Students attend QMed Conference 2019

PURCH Students at LGBTQI+ Health Care Leader Conference

April 23, 2019

Three medical students in the PURCH track attend Q-Med conference on future LGBTQI+ leaders in health care.


UMass Dance Marathon Raises $282,123.76

April 19, 2019

The UMass For the Kids Dance Marathon raised $282,123.76 for Baystate Children’s Hospital, the local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital, during its April 13, 2019, event.

Dr. Kevin Moriarty

Dr Kevin Moriarty Wins UMass Community Salute Award

April 19, 2019

UMass Athletics: Kevin Moriarty MD, Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics at UMass Medical School-Baystate, received a UMass Community Salute Award for his significant contributions to the western Massachusetts community—particularly in the area of childhood safety.