Baystate Health, western Massachusetts’ premier healthcare provider and home to the University of Massachusetts Medical School – Baystate, is seeking a Gastroenterologist to join our organization in western Massachusetts.
Position Highlights –
- Join our integrated Division of Gastroenterology which consists of 13 GIs and 4 advanced practitioners who practice in several locations across western MA.
- Practice bread & butter gastroenterology at Baystate Wing Hospital in Palmer MA with 2 other gastroenterologists.
- Opportunity to spend some clinical time at nearby Baystate Medical Center, our academic hospital, for those interested. Potential to teach our GI fellows if desired.
- Enjoy practicing in a community hospital with a team that is dedicated to providing excellent patient-centered care to the local community. Excellent support from the larger GI division. Ability to participate in academic programs, conferences and lectures at the main campus and partner with specialists.
- Leadership is committed to your professional satisfaction and work/life balance. Call is 1:4 weekends.
Qualifications: ABMS BC/BE in Gastroenterology with clinical focus on general gastroenterology. Strong commitment to collaboration, courage, quality and lifelong learning is important. Regertfully this location does not qualify for J1 waiver sponsorship.
Baystate Wing Hospital (BWH) is a 74-bed hospital which operates in close partnership with Baystate Mary Lane Outpatient Center in the Palmer, ¬ MA area. We deliver high quality, patient-centered care with physicians who specialize in 45 medical disciplines, including adult and family medicine, general surgery, psychiatry, obstetrics and gynecology, and pediatrics. Our close affiliation with nearby Baystate Medical Center / University of Massachusetts Medical School - Baystate means our patients and providers have a vast team of academic generalists and specialists at their fingertips. We offer a diverse culture that provides outstanding opportunities for physicians to start and advance their career.
The Pioneer Valley provides extensive access to urban, suburban and rural amenities and is home to five colleges with communities that offer fine dining, shopping, music, galleries, and parks. We are located within two hours of Boston and three hours of NYC and Bradley International Airport is 20 minutes away. When you live and work in the Pioneer Valley, you will enjoy picturesque four-season living, excellent schools and year-round social and cultural events. In fact, Massachusetts was once again ranked #1 in Education nationally by U.S. News and World Report.
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All correspondence can be directed to:
Dr. Ira Schmelkin, MD, Chief of Gastroenterology
University of Massachusetts School of Medicine-Baystate
c/o Ariana Caradiaz, Senior Recruiter
Phone: 413-794-8701 Email: Ariana.Caradiaz@baystatehealth.org
Are you ready to advance your career with us?
Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
Baystate Springfield Region
Baystate Medical Center (BMC) is a 716-bed independent academic medical center. BMC is our community's major referral hospital, providing the highest level of care for conditions such as cancer, acute and chronic cardiovascular illness, nervous system illness, digestive illness, and other diseases that affect the major organ systems of the body. BMC is home to the state’s second-busiest emergency department and the region’s only Level 1 trauma center. Baystate Medical Center has 20+ residency and fellowship programs, as well as educational programs for medical students, nurses and advanced practitioners. Departmental research includes participation in a number of national clinical trials that bring our patients options that might not otherwise be available in our community.
Quality of Life
Baystate Children’s Hospital is in the heart of Springfield, with inpatient services at our main hospital and outpatient clinics in the Springfield community. Iconic venues like the Quadrangle museum cluster, Basketball Hall of Fame and Mass Mutual Center give way to picturesque Forest Park and Zoo, Six Flags New England, historic towns, and great dining, shopping and entertainment. The area boasts many beautiful homes in good neighborhoods, a great selection of public and private schools, as well as prestigious colleges and universities. Living costs in Springfield are 14% lower than the Massachusetts average. Other popular towns that our providers choose to live in are Longmeadow, Amherst and Northampton, MA as well as the Connecticut towns of Enfield, Suffield and Granby.
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