System Chief, Hospital Medicine

Springfield, Massachusetts
Sep 16, 2021
Oct 13, 2021
Full Time

System Chief, Hospital Medicine

Baystate Health, western Massachusetts’ premier healthcare provider and home to the University of Massachusetts Medical School – Baystate, is seeking an experience Hospital Medicine physician to lead our organization in western Massachusetts.

Position Highlights:

  • Lead one of the largest integrated hospital medicine programs in the country.  Oversee nearly 115 physicians and 41 APPs in a 4-hospital integrated healthcare system consisting of one academic medical center and 3 community hospitals.
  • Manage a seamlessly integrated, multi-site Hospital Medicine program, bringing hospitalists and APPs from each system hospital together as one team.
  • Work with other inpatient clinical service areas, such as the ED, surgery, and critical care, to provide outstanding high-value care and patient experience.
  • Nurture an environment of interdisciplinary collaboration with clinical and administrative partners in the delivery of care, such as nursing and case management.
  • Work with the internal medicine and medicine-pediatric programs to support training of residents.
  • Support scholarly activity of members of the Division.
  • Lead recruitment of hospitalists and APPs for the Division to meet the different missions for the Division, Department, and Health System.  We have a hospital medicine APP residency program.


  • 5+ years of experience post-training with evidence of progressive management responsibilities and leadership in an academic department.
  • A strong record of collaboration; must possess the ability to engage a broad base of potential stakeholders to work towards a shared vision.  
  • Board certified in internal medicine with preference given to those with advanced degrees, e.g. MPH or MBA.
  • Academic record consistent with the level of Associate Professor or above at UMMS-Baystate is preferred.

YOU BELONG AT BAYSTATE.  At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff.  It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong.  It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people. 

To learn more about our health system and living in western Massachusetts, please visit our website at  Interact with us socially at or on Twitter @BaystateCareers.

All correspondence can be directed to:

Dr. Abraham Thomas, Chair, Dept. of Medicine, Baystate Health

c/o Melissa Hale, Physician Recruiter at Baystate Health

Phone:  413-794-2624   Email:

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.