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About Peter D. Friedmann MD

Peter Friedmann, MD, MPH joined Baystate Health as its first Chief Research Officer on October 1, 2015


Present Chief Research Officer, Baystate Health Division of Academic Affairs

Curriculum Vitae

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Honors and Awards

  • The Leo M. Davidoff Society Award, "For Outstanding Achievement as a House Officer in the Teaching of Medical Students." Montefiore Medical Center and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY. 1990.
  • Primary Care Chief Resident. Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY. 1990-1991.
  • New Investigator/Educator Award, Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA). 1999.
  • Generalist Physician Faculty Scholar Award, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. 2000-2004.
  • Mentor, HRSA-AMERSA-CSAT/SAMHSA Interdisciplinary Program to Improve Health Professional Education in Substance Abuse. 2000-2004.
  • Finalist, Junior Investigator of the Year, Society of General Internal Medicine. 2001.
  • Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award, Brown Medical School. In recognition of exemplary teaching in Bio 301: Clerkship in Medicine. 2001.
  • Best Workshop Award, PRIMECare: Promote Recovery in Medical Care. 25th Annual National Meeting of the Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse, November 8, 2001.
  • Semi-finalist, Best Abstract Award, "Maintenance care for alcohol problems in remission in primary care." 26th Annual National Meeting of the Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA), November 7-9, 2002.
  • Bruce M. Selya Award for Research Excellence, Lifespan Hospitals, November 8, 2002
  • Mentor, ASAM Physician Clinical Support System (PCSS), a SAMHSA-funded network to support physicians prescribing buprenorphine. 2005- .
  • Member, American Society of Addiction Medicine’s Expert Review Panel “Quality Care Best Practice Models for the Treatment of Opioid Addiction Using Buprenorphine.” 2008.
  • Member, Expert Consensus Panel. “Performance Indicators for Prison Health Care,” RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA. July 21, 2009.
  • Distinguished Fellow, American Society of Addiction Medicine. 2010-.

Contact Information

Division of Academic Affairs
Baystate Health
280 Chestnut Street – 3rd Floor
Springfield, MA 01199

(413) 794-7324


Baystate Affiliated Publications (40)

Personal Control Over Decisions to Participate in Research by Persons With Histories of Both Substance Use Disorders and Criminal Justice Supervision (Peter Friedmann) All Scholarly Works (2018)
Individuals must feel free to exert personal control over decisions regarding research participation. We present an examination of participants' perceived personal control over, as well as reported pressures and threats from others, influencing their decision ...