Lucienne Lutfy-Clayton, MD

Role: Associate Program Director & Medical Education Fellowship co-Director

Undergrad & Major: Oberlin & UMASS Amherst Astronomy & Physics

Med School: SUNY Upstate (Syracuse)

Residency: Baystate

Favorite thing about Baystate: The people, both the sick and the teammates

Favorite thing to do in Western MA: Sit by the pool with family and friends

Favorite thing to do in your free time: Cook, walk the dog, pool

If you weren't an EM physician, what would you do: Teach astronomy - optical and infrared

What one thing would you take from the ED in a zombie apocalypse: Insulin-all of it - I've already got airway equipment


Ashley Deutsch, MD

Role: Associate Program Director

Undergrad & Major: The George Washington University - double major: criminal justice and biological anthropology

Med School: Rutgers - University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

Residency: Baystate

Favorite thing about Baystate: the people we work with are the most wonderful

Favorite thing to do in Western MA: hike with my family

Favorite thing to do in your free time: hike and watch true crime documentaries

If you weren't an EM physician, what would you do: work for The Innocence Project

What one thing would you take from the ED in a zombie apocalypse: Lauren Westafer - she'd be up to date on all the latest zombie literature

Kathleen Kerrigan, MD

Role: Assistant Program Director and Director of Simulation

Undergrad and Major: College of William and Mary, Biology

Residency: #1. SUNY Buffalo Gyn/OB

#2. Baystate Emergency Medicine

Favorite thing about Baystate: The people

Favorite thing to do in your free time: Walk the dogs in the woods

If you weren't an EM physician, what would you do: Idealistically a photographer

What one thing would you take from the ED in a zombie apocalypse: I am taking all of the ketamine!


Liza Smith, MD

Role: Clerkship Director/Assistant Program Director

Undergrad & Major: Brandeis University, BS in Biology, Cum Laude

Med School: Boston University School of Medicine

Residency: Brigham & Womens and Massachusetts General Hospital

Favorite thing about Baystate: My colleagues are the absolute best.

Favorite thing to do in Western MA: Berry picking! (and peaches, apples, tomatoes, and pumpkins)

Favorite thing to do in your free time: Nap.

If you weren't an EM physician, what would you do: Something in books and editing, probably. I love reading and grammar.

What one thing would you take from the ED in a zombie apocalypse: Lots of kerlix so I could wrap myself up as a mummy. Zombies don't eat mummies, right?