WELCOME TO THE BROWN PEDIATRICS RESIDENCY PROGRAM AT HASBRO CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL

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welcome from our program director

Welcome to the Pediatric Residency Program at Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University / Hasbro Children’s Hospital! Thank you for your interest in our program.

Our mission at Brown is to provide a world-class education for our residents in an environment which fosters self-directed learning, meaningful mentorship and collaboration. We are passionate about the care of children, and our residents have the opportunity to learn, teach and provide state-of-the-art care in multiple clinical settings with a diverse patient population.

Just as each patient is unique, so is each trainee. We strive to create a learning environment that is dynamic and responds to the individual needs of each resident while remaining anchored to our core values of advocacy, inquiry, diversity and innovation. The residents who choose to train with us graduate with a mastery of clinical skills, but also a deep understanding of how social responsibility,  community engagement, research and activism are all powerful tools to help further children’s health.

Sincerely,
Patricia Poitevien, MD, MSc
Pediatric Residency Program Director
Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Hasbro Children’s Hospital

WELCOME TO OUR NEW INTERNS

WE ARE EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE 24 NEW RESIDENTS TO OUR PROGRAM
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NEWS

Melissa Rodriguez (’21) was selected as the 2020-2021 recipient for the APPD Scholarship which provides professional development and mentorship support for pediatric residents underrepresented in medicine interested in careers in medical education leadership.

Carly Schmidt (’21) and Jess Kelly (’21) were awarded a CATCH Grant from the AAP for their project titled “Assessing Cardiac Arrest Preparedness in Schools,” which will focus on gathering data on the current state of CPR and AED training in RI high schools.

We are delighted to share that our own program director Patricia Poitevien, MD, MSc was elected to be the President of the Association of Pediatric Program Directors (APPD).

The 2019-2020 NPPD Research Grant was awarded to Kimberly Betts (’20) for her project entitled “The Impact of the Reflective Narrative Passport Program on Physician Trainees” Experience and Perceptions. The 2019-2020 NPPD Research Grant was awarded to Kimberly Betts (’20) for her project entitled “The Impact of the Reflective Narrative Passport Program on Physician Trainees” Experience and Perceptions.

We are pleased to announce MaryAlice Brislin (’21) and Carly Schmidt (’21) will be the 2021-2022 Pediatric Chief Residents.

Congratulations to our 2019 graduates on becoming board certified pediatricians! 100% of our 2019 graduates (categorical, med-peds, triple board) passed the boards this fall.

EVENTS

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june 14, 2020

Black health equity march

Join us in our commitment to addressing disparities for the Black community and our colleagues. The Brown Minority Housestaff Association (BMHA), Brown Sexual and Gender Minority Alliance (BSGMA), and the Office of Multicultural Affairs (ODMA) are organizing the Black Health Equity March on 6/14 at noon. We will be meeting at the entrance to Rhode Island Hospital for a speaking program followed by a march to the State House. Come out with your signs, white coats, and masks! If you cannot attend, or in addition to attending, please consider signing the Healthcare Worker Pledge.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR GRADUATING CLASS!

CATEGORICAL RESIDENTS
Christine Andrews: Pediatric Chief Resident 2020-2021
Tamara Arnautovic: Neonatology – Floating Hospital for Children – Tufts Medical Center
Nicole Beers: Primary Care at Hudson Headwaters Health Network / University of Vermont Health Network (Ticonderoga, NY)
Kimberly Betts: Primary Care at Duke Primary Care (Holly Springs, NC)
Ilyse Genser: Child Neurology – Children’s National Medical Center – GWU
Caitlin Fogarty: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Hospitalist, Hasbro Children’s Hospital
Allyson Gutstein: Primary Care at South Shore Health (South Weymouth, MA)
Ian Hopewood: Primary Care at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates (Medford, MA)
Sara Khalife: Pediatric Infectious Disease, Hasbro Children’s Hospital
Annie Levine: Pediatric Gastroenterology – Seattle Children’s Hospital
Sarah Maxwell: Pediatric Gastroenterology – UCSF – Benioff Children’s Hospital
Josh Mellor: Primary Care at Holloman Air Force Base, NM
Sarah McGowan: Primary Care at Child Health Associates (Auburn, MA)
Heli Shah: Neonatology – LIJ/Northwell – Cohen Children’s Medical Center
Brittany Silva: Primary Care at Dartmouth Hitchcock Concord Pediatrics (Concord, NH)
Alexis Thompson: Pediatric Chief Resident 2020-2021

MED-PEDS RESIDENTS
Sarah Rhoads: Internal Medicine Chief Resident
Sean Sanker: Primary Care at South Boston Community Health Center (Boston, MA)
Burton Shen: Brown Ultrasound Fellowship, ICU Internal Medicine Hospitalist, Medicine-Pediatric Primary Care, Rhode Island Hospital (Providence, RI)

TRIPLE BOARD RESIDENTS
Anish Raj: Child Abuse Pediatrics – Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Claire Williams: Integrated Care at Thundermist Health Centers (Providence, RI)

CHIEF RESIDENTS
Dana Egan-Sherry: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology – Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh – UPMC
Nina Muralidhar: Pediatric Infectious Disease – Boston Children’s Hospital – Harvard

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