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Evan M. Benjamin, MD

Medicine Department   Image  
General Medicine Division
  • Senior Vice President for Quality & Population Health and Chief Quality Officer, Baystate Health
  • Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
  • Internal Medicine Residency
    Yale-New Haven Hospital
    New Haven, CT
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    Cleveland, OH


Areas of Interest
  • Healthcare quality
  • Patient safety
  • Diabetes healthcare delivery


  • Lindenauer PK, Pekow PS, Lahti MC, Lee Y, Benjamin EM, Rothberg MB. Association of Corticosteroid dose and route of administration with risk of treatment failure in acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.  JAMA  2010 June 16; 303(23) 2359-6.
  • Klugman R, Allen L, Benjamin EM, Fitzgerald J, Ettinger W. Mortality Rates as a Measure of Quality and Safety, “Caveat Emptor”.  Am J Med Quality, 2010 25(3), 197-201.
  • Peto R, Tenerowicz L, Benjamin EM. One system’s journey in Creating a Disclosure and Apology Program. Joint Comm J Qual Pt Saf,. 2009 Oct 35(10); 487-96.
  • Edwards M, Benjamin EM. The Process of Peer Review in US Hospitals and Its Perceived Impact on Quality of Care. Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management, 2009 Oct 16(10); 461-67.
  • Rothberg MB, Benjamin EM, Lindenauer PK.  Public Reporting of Hospital Quality: Recommendations to Benefits Patients and Hospitals. J Hosp Med, June 9, 2009
  • Benjamin EM, Abookire S, Sands K, Fairchild, D, Barron, W, Klugman, R. Using Hospital Standardized Mortality Ratios for Public Reporting. Am J Med Quality, 2009 March; 25, pp 1-3.
  • Rothberg MR, Morsi E, Benjamin EM, Pekow PS, Lindenuaer PK. Choosing the Best Hospital: The Limitations of Public Reporting. Health Affairs, 2008 Nov (27) 6, 1680-87.
  • Lindenauer PK, Rothberg MB, Pekow P, Kenwood C, Benjamin EM, Auerbach AD. Outcomes of Care of Hospitalists, General Internists and Family Practitioners. New Engl J of Med, 2007 Dec; 357;25
  • Rosal MD, Benjamin EM, Pekow PS, Lemon SC, von Goeler D.  Opportunities and Challenges for Diabetes Quality Improvement at Community Health Centers.  Diabetes Care, 2007 Nov.
  • Fitzgerald J, Kanter G, Benjamin E.  Preventing Surgical Complications At Baystate Medical Center. Joint Comm J Qual Pt Saf, 2007 Nov;22(11):666-671.


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