Peter David Friedmann, MD

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Background and Clinical Focus

Academic Appointment:

Professor of Medicine at UMass Chan Medical School - Baystate

Languages:

English, French, Spanish

Gender:

Male

Age Groups Seen:

Adults

Provider Affiliation:

Baystate Medical Center

Practice Groups:

Baystate Mason Square Neighborhood Health Center

Insurances Accepted

Note:

Baystate Healthcare facilities and physicians accept most insurances. Please contact your insurance company to verify eligibility.

  • HNE BE HEALTHY PARTNERSHIP
  • FALLON NON MASS HEALTH
  • HEALTH NEW ENGLAND EXCLUDING BE HEALTHY
  • TUFTS PUBLIC PLANS NON MASS HEALTH
  • CELTICARE
  • COMMONWEALTH CARE ALLIANCE
  • BLUE SHIELD MEDICARE ADV
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE
  • CONSOLIDATED
  • MULTIPLAN PHCS
  • NORTHEAST DIRECT
  • BLUE SHIELD PPO IND
  • RAILROAD MEDICARE
  • FIRST HEALTH COVENTRY
  • MEDICARE
  • TUFTS
  • UNICARE GIC
  • VT MEDICAID
  • AETNA
  • TUFTS US FAMILY HEALTH
  • CT MEDICAID
  • CONNECTICARE
  • HARVARD PILGRIM
  • CIGNA GREAT WEST
  • HMO BLUE
  • TRICARE

Education and Training

Board Certifications
Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine

Public Health and General Preventive Medicine

American Board of Preventive Medicine

Scholarly Focus

  • Substance use disorders
  • Health services research
  • Implementation science
  • Organization of care
  • Interface between health care and the criminal justice system

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles

  • Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment: Editor-In-Chief (2020-present); Deputy Editor (2017-2019); Associate Editor (2009-2016)
  • Massachusetts Society of Addiction Medicine:¬†Immediate Past President (2021-2023); President (2019-2021); President-elect (2017-2019)
  • Interventions for the Prevention and Treatment of Addiction (IPTA) study section, Center for Scientific Review, NIH: Member (2017-2021)
  • American Board of Addiction Medicine & the ABAM Foundation: Specialty Director (2013-2016); Member (2009-2020)
  • Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA): President (2007-2009); Vice President (2005-2007); Treasurer (2003-2005); Member (1995-present)

Awards and Honors

  • W. Anderson Spickard, Jr. Excellence in Mentorship Award for¬†outstanding individual achievements in substance use education or research mentoring,¬†Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA) (2022)
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians (2012)
  • Distinguished Fellow, American Society of Addiction Medicine (2010)
  • Bruce M. Selya Award for Research Excellence, Lifespan Hospitals (November 8, 2002)
  • Generalist Physician Faculty Scholar Award, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (2000-2004)

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