SPRINGFIELD — Evan M. Benjamin, MD, FACP has been named vice president of Healthcare Quality for Baystate Health System.
In the newly created position, Benjamin will continue to be responsible for health care quality at Baystate Medical Center, in addition to providing strategic oversight of quality management programs at Franklin Medical Center, Mary Lane Hospital, Baystate Medical Education and Research Foundation, Baystate Affiliated Practice Organization, and the Visiting Nurse Assoc. and Hospice of Western New England.
Benjamin received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University and completed his residency training in internal medicine at the Yale/New Haven Hospital. He joined Baystate Medical Center in 1994 as a form director in the Internal Medicine Dept. and later went on to become director of the General Medicine Fellowship and associate medical director for the Office of Clinical Practices Evaluation and Management.
He is an assistant professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine and a fellow in the American College of Physicians.
Prior to joining Baystate, Benjamin was an epidemiologist and diabetes control officer for the Public Health Service/ Indian Health Service in New Mexico.