Death from opioid overdose is a a national and regional crisis. A public forum to discuss evidence-based ways to reduce deaths from opioid overdose took place before a standing-room only crowd at Baystate Medical Center on November 30, 2017.
Medical students in their first Doctoring and Clinical Skills class learned diagnostic reasoning skills with the help of a master auto mechanic.
Massachusetts has more than 100 hospitals and Baystate Medical Center was named third best in the state by U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings released in August 2017.
Thirty-two college students have been awarded a total of $54,500 in scholarships from the Baystate Springfield Educational Partnership (BSEP).
Dr. Jessica Wozniak, Clinical Research and Development Manager of Baystate's Family Advocacy Center, has received a multi-year $600,000 grant for "One Mission: A Comprehensive Service Program for Victims of Human Trafficking."
In 2008, Baystate surgeons drained a pancreatic cyst through a patient's mouth—the first surgery of its kind ever performed. They are still on the cutting edge of incisionless surgery.
Mihaela Stefan, MD, PhD and Tara Lagu, MD, MPH have each been awarded grants in the latest cycle of Baystate's Research Pilot Award Program (RPAP).