Dr. Lindsey Grossman serves as the leader for the entire Baystate Children’s Hospital in the areas of operations, finance, patient care quality, education and research. She represents the needs of the staff of Baystate Children’s Hospital and the children of western Massachusetts to the leadership of Baystate Health and to the community at large. She is also Professor and Deputy Chair of Pediatrics at Tufts University School of Medicine.
Dr. Grossman received both her bachelor’s and medical degrees from Boston University and completed her pediatric residency and chief residency at the University of Maryland in Baltimore. Following a fellowship in general academic pediatrics at Johns Hopkins University, she held faculty positions at three major academic departments of pediatrics. Prior to coming to Baystate, she served as division chief of two large general pediatric divisions (Ohio State University and Medical College of Virginia), interim department chair of pediatrics (Medical College of Virginia), associate medical director of a large, free-standing children’s hospital (Nationwide Children’s) and associate department chair for community and legislative affairs at the University of Maryland. She has achieved national recognition for her work in breastfeeding support and primary care utilization among high risk, economically deprived children and, more recently, with care coordination for children with chronic medical conditions. In 2000 she received the Distinguished Alumna award from her alma mater, Boston University.
Dr. Grossman is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, having served as chair of several national committees, and was elected to the Board of Directors of the Academic Pediatric Association twice. She has received more than $4 million in extramural programmatic and research funding and has published numerous scientific papers and book chapters.