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Regional Chief, Emergency Medicine

Baystate Health
Springfield, Massachusetts
Closing date
Jul 21, 2024

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Specialty / Focus
Emergency Medicine
Position Type
Chief / Chair / Executive
Practice Setting
Hospital / Health System
Employment Type
Employee (W2)

Baystate Health is a not-for-profit, integrated healthcare system in western Massachusetts which consists of an academic medical center, three community hospitals and the region’s largest multispecialty group.  Our flagship hospital, Baystate Medical Center, is home to the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School-Baystate. 


  • As Regional Chief, you will provide leadership for our EM team at Baystate Noble Hospital (BNH) in Westfield, MA.  BNH is an 18-bed ED within our community hospital and is run by 12 EM physicians and 4 APPs.  This ED sees approximately 33,000 annual patient visits.   BHN is located 15 minutes from Baystate Medical Center. Serve as operational and clinical leader, as well as a strategic partner to Baystate Health executive leadership to develop and execute regional goals.  Collaborate on system-wide quality goals, oversee financial performance of the ED, manage recruitment, and provide consultation to the EMS program, among other goals.  Report to the Vice Chair of Clinical Operations.  Partner closely with key hospital leadership (Chair, CNO/CAO, CEO, Hospitalist Chief, Director of Patient Services, Division of Healthcare Quality). Qualifications:  ABMS BC in Emergency Medicine with a minimum of 2 years’ ED leadership experience.  Demonstrated record of collaboration, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and ability to engage a broad base of stakeholders to work towards a shared vision. 


  • Compensation plan includes base salary and opportunity to earn incentive bonuses
  • Robust relocation package
  • Transparent and equitable promotional practices
  • Immediate access to paid time off
  • Lucrative 403b match and 457b plan
  • Professional development and mentorship
  • Wellbeing programs that include mental, physical, and financial health and more
  • Baystate Health is a not-for-profit organization and eligible for the US Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. There are multiple state and federal programs that provide loan forgiveness. It is the responsibility of the candidate to contact the program directly and to make their decision based on what they are trying to accomplish.

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.  We are committed to increasing diverse representation among leadership, providers, and all roles across our organization through changes in policies, procedures, and practices to build equity across the organization. 

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.

For more information please contact:

Seth Gemme, MD, Chair of Emergency Medicine

C/O Melissa Hale, Senior Physician Recruiter

Phone:  413-794-2624    Email: 


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.


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