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Photo of former Baystate Health volunteer Bob Regnault

Senior Class Volunteer Gives Back with Gift In Will

March 20, 2019

To honor of her husband's memory and his commitment to giving back to Baystate Health as a volunteer, Frances decided to include a meaningful gift in her estate plan to support cardiac research through Baystate Health's Heart & Vascular Program.


Baystate School of Nursing Alumna Gives Back

March 15, 2019

Always a strong annual donor, Mary Gallerani established a charitable trust to support the mission of Baystate Health Foundation. In doing so, she ensured her annual support lives on forever.

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Opioid Use Disorder the Main Focus at Baystate Franklin Medical Center's Summit

March 13, 2019

Cara Moser, whose daughter died of an accidental opioid overdose, spoke at the Pain, Suffering and Medication Assisted Treatment summit which kicked off planning for a "bridge clinic" to help those suffering with opioid use disorder in Franklin County and North Quabbin.


Annual 94.7 WMAS Radiothon Success Celebrated

March 12, 2019

The 18th annual 94.7 WMAS Radiothon for Baystate Children’s Hospital raised $263,965.57 to support pediatric patient care during its two-day run, March 5-6, 2019, surpassing last year’s total by more than $18,000.

Studying the Opioid Epidemic in Rural New England

March 06, 2019

Researchers at UMass Medical School-Baystate are participating in a federally funded study to better understand the opioid epidemic in rural New England—its biggest public health crisis in decades.

Celebrating Child Life Specialists

March 02, 2019

Families will often say that child life specialists bring laughter during dark days, reprieve from bad news, and hope in the midst of the most daunting challenges. For our youngest patients, they are listening, encouraging, singing, hugging, distracting, high-fiving, and advocating for them on a daily basis.

Medical student Elizabeth Aherne started as a Summer Scholar

What Keeps Her Coming Back to Baystate?

March 01, 2019

Medical student Elizabeth Aherne is back at Baystate for the third time since 2013—progressing through three Baystate academic programs: Summer Scholars, Research Intern, and 4th Year Electives.

Help for Pregnant Women with Opioid Use Disorder

February 22, 2019

The EMPOWER program, a community-based program that serves women with opioid use disorder during pregnancy and birth, has received a $1 million federal grant.

Concerned Residents Hold Food Drive to Help Patients During Government Shutdown

February 16, 2019

Friendly competition yielded more than 750 lbs. of food for The Gray House, a neighborhood social service agency in the north end of Springfield.