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UMass Chan-Baystate

UMass Chan Medical School’s regional campus at Baystate Health in Springfield (UMass Chan-Baystate) is the site of the Population-based Urban and Rural Community Health Track (PURCH).

PURCH is an innovative approach to medical education that focuses on:

  • Multi-disciplinary team-based patient care
  • Integrated care within the community
  • Health care disparities and population health

Baystate Health is an excellent clinical learning environment.

  • One of the largest academic health systems in New England
  • Serves largely underserved inner city and rural communities
  • Education is a top priority—we’ve been involved in medical education for more than a century

Learn more about UMass Chan-Baystate.