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How to Compare the 3 Authorized COVID Vaccines

April 07, 2021

All three vaccines are effective against COVID-19. How are they different, and which should you choose?

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Take the Right Steps to Prevent Falls

April 06, 2021

Falls are one of the major causes of trauma, and while most common in older adults, they can happen to anyone – young or old.


One Conversation Can Make All the Difference

April 01, 2021

Sharing your wishes for end-of-life care can bring you closer to those you love.

Focus Group Facilitator Training Helps Amplify Under-represented Voices

March 30, 2021

The Focus Group Facilitator Training prepares participants to ensure that all focus group participants’ voices are heard and communicated authentically back to stakeholders.


Play is Crucial to Child Health – Child Life Specialists Share Why

March 25, 2021

Baystate Children’s Hospital has kept the Playdeck open safely for 365 days during the pandemic. Learn how and why.


Deep Brain Stimulation offers hope to those with Parkinson’s and movement disorders

March 24, 2021

Baystate Medical Center is the first in region to offer deep brain stimulation, a potentially life-changing treatment for Parkinson’s and other movement disorders.

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Milestone Gift Advances Women's Healthcare

March 24, 2021

Ron and Millie Burkman have established the Ronald T. Burkman Endowed Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baystate Health's first endowed chair.

Dr. Thomas Lincoln Honored for Work with Underserved and Incarcerated

March 23, 2021

UMass Med News: Dr. Thomas Lincoln received the W. Lester Henry Award for Diversity and Access to Care from the American College of Physicians.

PURCH Track Residency Match

Inaugural Class Celebrates PURCH Track's First Residency Match Day

March 19, 2021

All graduating Population-based Urban and Rural Community Health (PURCH) track students successfully matched to residency programs, with a majority choosing to train in primary care which is experiencing a nationwide physician shortage.

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Successful 2021 NRMP Main Match Fills Residency Positions

March 19, 2021

On Friday, March 19, 2021—Match Day—87 applicants learned that they matched to one of ten ACGME-accredited residency programs at UMass Medical School-Baystate.