Dr. Katie Jobbins is an Associate Program Director in the Internal Medicine Department and Assistant Professor at UMass Chan Medical School Baystate in Springfield, MA. She practices Internal Medicine as a clinician educator, as an Academic Hospitalist at Baystate Medical Center, and ambulatory preceptor at High Street Health Center. Dr. Jobbins received her undergraduate degree in Nutrition Science from Syracuse University and her master’s in science from Case Western Reserve University in Nutrition and Metabolism. She attended Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, where she graduated in 2010. Initially, Dr. Jobbins started her training in general surgery residency at the Cleveland Clinic South Pointe, but after 2 years found her true passion was in Internal Medicine. She then completed 3 years of Internal Medicine at Baystate Medical Center and stayed on to be Chief Resident in 2015-2016.

In her current role as Associate Program Director in the Department of Internal Medicine, Dr. Jobbins serves as the director of the resident self-reflection and wellness curriculums, Director of the Academic Half Day curriculum, co-director of the humanities track, and the director of the Chief Resident leadership curriculum for the health system. She also leads the “Be the Change Social Justice” working group focusing on health inequities in patient care and in medical education. Dr. Jobbins is the co-director of the professional development program Mentors Matter, which focuses on the importance of mentorship and coaching in the field of medicine, and is the Wellbeing Co-Chair for Baystate Medical Practices. She is an active member both nationally and locally in SGIM, AMA, AMWA, and the ACP. She most recently served as the 2022 Meeting Chair for the New England Regional SGIM chapter and was the immediate past Secretary/Treasurer for the region. In the Massachusetts ACP Chapter, she is the immediate past Co-Chair of the Early Career Physician Council (CECP), was an active member of the Governor’s Council, Wellbeing Champion, and currently serves as a member of the American College of Physicians National Council of Early Career Physicians.  She also serves as the ACPs AMA delegate for the Young Physician Section. She recently won one of the 2020 AMA Inspiration Awards for her work in medical education and was AMWA’s 2021 recipient of the Exceptional Mentor Award. Dr. Jobbins is a certified Life Coach in the Mind Firm Method through the Coach Firm. Her coaching expertise includes professional development, academic career development, mentorship of women in medicine, fitness motivation and healthy habits, imposter syndrome, and navigating disappointment/difficult conversations.

Job Title

Assistant Professor


Baystate Medical Center