To provide support and advocacy for the Faculty of the University of Massachusetts Medical School who practice at affiliate community-based sites accross the Commonwealth.
Inspired by the Robert Wood Johnson Generalist Physician Inititative in the late 1990's the Division of Community-Based Education was formally established in 2001 as an extension of the Office of Undergraduate Medical Education. Under the leadership of Director, Robert A. Baldor, MD, Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health, the Division serves as the primary contact and advocate for the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) faculty who practice at affiliated community hospitals and offices accross the Commonwealth.
Project goals include the following:
- Open channels of communication
- Advocate for community-based faculty
- Assess the needs of community-based faculty
- Assist preceptors in obtaining faculty appointments
- Facilitate community-based outreach and programming
For additional information, please contact:
Robert A. Baldor, MD