Pamela Snyder

Pam is a transformational leader with 14 years’ of progressive experience in the healthcare industry. Prior to joining Baystate Health System, Pam worked in a similar roles in The Southeast. In her current role, Pam provides a strategic approach to academic physician recruitment with an accompanying competitive spirit that thrives on successful hires for our diverse and collaborative academic institution.   She currently serves as the Vice President of AIR (Academic In-house Recruiters) and serves as a member of the ASPR Benchmarking committee. Pam hails from East Tennessee and has maintains a strong allegiance to the University of Tennessee. Go Vols!

Melissa Hale
Melissa Hale

Melissa has been in the physician and advanced practitioner recruitment field at Baystate Health since 2007. As the Lead Senior Recruiter in the department, Melissa works closely with leadership to advance the strategic recruitment goals of the system, provides support to team members, and manages searches and projects. Originally from western MA, Melissa is passionate about sharing her pride of the area and assisting candidates in their decision-making processes. Helping families settle in and achieve success professionally and personally is at the heart of her work.

Kristin Richard

Kristin joined the Baystate Health Physician & AP Recruitment team in 2016.  She brings a strong background in human resources, recruitment, and over 5 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Prior to joining Baystate Health System, Kristin worked in a similar capacity in Cambridge and Gardner, MA.  In her current role, Kristin provides strategic recruitment support and provides a strong focus that introduces hires that match the values and goals of the organization. Kristin is a central Massachusetts native, who most loves spending time with her children and has passions for scuba diving, skiing, photography, and travel.  She is also a certified Reiki practitioner and volunteers at Baystate Medical Center for the benefit of both patients and employees. 

Elizabeth Fox

Elizabeth Fox began her career as a physician and advanced practitioner recruiter at a critical access hospital in Northern, Vermont. She is enthusiastic about recruitment and partners with leadership and frontline staff to place candidates where they can create a positive impact to communities and provide the care needed to contribute to a healthier population. Elizabeth’s desire and ability to work in a challenging and fast-paced environment is the foundation she stands on to be a successful recruiter.

Lisa Scully

Lisa has been a Senior Recruiter in the Office of Physician and Advanced Practitioner Recruitment at Baystate Health since 2010. Prior to this role, Lisa was the team lead for advanced practice recruitment for Baystate Health beginning 2008.  Since 2003, Lisa has been involved in recruiting for Baystate Health in various other professional verticles throughout the organization. Lisa is passionate about building teams and helping the departments, divisions and organization achieve the goals of excellent patient care.

Ariana Caraballo

Ariana Caraballo is native of Springfield, MA. She received her bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Management in 2013 and her MBA in Healthcare Leadership in 2015. Ariana has been in the healthcare field since 2009 and has held various roles at Baystate Health. Her experiences include working as a front line staff member on the Cardiac Unit, Bed Management and Talent Acquisition. As a Physician and Advanced Practitioner Recruiter, Ariana partners with leadership and service line team members to achieve their strategic recruitment goals. She is passionate about the patient experience, diversity and assisting in finding incredible providers to improve the health of our patients and community.

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