1. Baystate Health seeks $3.4M from state for medical school

    Baystate Health seeks $3.4M from state for medical school

    Baystate Health and UMass Medical School are hoping to get $3.4 million in state money to build their new medical school in Springfield. "We think this would be a worthy investment in primary care for the region for the next several decades," said Ben Craft, a spokesman for Baystate Health. The new Baystate medical school is expected to open in August with 25 students. Baystate has touted the program as a way to attract more doctors to Western Massachusetts. The school's focus will be on training primary care physicians and teaching population health in both urban and rural ...

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    1. We think this would be a worthy investment in primary care for the region for the next several decades.
    2. The focus of the program has to do with getting general practitioners licensed and practicing in Massachusetts.
    3. At the end of the day, it's a really good program and good for Western Mass..
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