Education programs at Baystate Medical Center

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Interdepartmental Programs

Baystate Medical Center has several programs that cross all departments, and some of interest across professions.

Academic Week

Academic Week celebrates the contributions of physicians, residents, fellows, advanced practitioners, nurses, allied health professionals, and the community to clinical and educational research.

Baystate Residency Academic Seminar Series (BRASS)

BRASS is a seminar series for residents and fellows that covers curricular topics required by ACGME Common Requirements as well as Baystate institutional requirements.

Ethics Service and Ethics Grand Rounds

The Ethics Service of Baystate Health is a multidisciplinary, interdepartmental advisory group that provides guidance on biomedical ethics. It conducts monthly Ethics Grand Rounds which explores issues providers encounter in practice.

Global Health/Residents Educated in Alternative Cultures and Health (REACH)

REACH provides a broad-based curriculum and a compendium of international sites.

Schwartz Center Rounds

Baystate Medical Center is one of more than 100 site around the country that hold Schwartz Center Rounds that were initiated by the Schwartz Center in Boston in 1997. These Rounds provide an open forum for caregivers to discuss difficult emotional and social issues that arise in caring for patients.

Women Advancing and Achieving in Medicine (WAAM)

WAAM is an organization of Baystate Health's women physicians and mid-level providers that seeks to build members' leadership, mentorship, scholarship and networking skills.