Category: Leadership

Eddie Gill, MD (he/him)

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Eddie Gill is our newest Associate Program Director.  Eddie received his medical degree from the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School. He completed a residency in pediatrics at Tufts Children’s Hospital, where he also completed a fellowship in pediatric hospital medicine. Dr. Gill previously served as the associate program director of the pediatric hospital medicine …

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Tania Rodriguez, MD (she/her)


Undergraduate: Harriet L. Wilkes, Honors College of Florida Atlantic University Medical School: Albany Medical College Tania is from Royal Palm Beach down in south Florida. She is half Cuban and Puerto Rican and is proud to be first generation American. She attended the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College of Florida Atlantic where she majored in …

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Danielle Cirillo, MD (she/her)

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Undergraduate: Pace University Medical School: New York Medical College Danielle grew up in Westchester, NY. She went to Pace University for college where she studied biology, then took a few years off before medical school to scribe in the ER at Westchester Medical Center. She stayed in Westchester to attend New York Medical College, but …

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Ivona Sediva, MD (she/her)


Dr. Sediva recieved her medical degree at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic.  She completed interniship and residency at St. Vincent’s Hospital in New York, NY and  pediatric critical care fellowship at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Cleveland, OH.  She is a Medical Director of Quality and Patient Safety at Hasbro Children’s Hospital. Dr. Sediva is …

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Erica Chung, MD (she/her)

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Erica Chung, MD is a pediatric hospitalist at Hasbro Children’s Hospital with an interest in medical education. After graduating from Brown Medical School, Dr. Chung went on to complete her pediatric residency at the Boston Combined Residency Program (Boston Children’s Hospital / Boston Medical Center). She continued as faculty at Boston Children’s Hospital and joined …

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Michael Herzlinger, MD (he/him)

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Michael Herzlinger, MD is an Assistant (Clinical) Professor of Pediatrics at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Hasbro Children’s Hospital.  He is the Program Director of the Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship Program and a Mary B Arnold Mentor at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.   Prior to his current position he completed Residency …

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Brad DeNardo, MD (he/him)


Dr. DeNardo completed fellowship at Brown University in 2014, during which time he pursued basic science and translational research interests focusing on neuroblastoma tumorigenesis and chemotherapy-induced neurotoxicity. After completing fellowship , Dr. DeNardo joined the faculty at Brown University in the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology.      

Patricia Poitevien, MD, MSc (she/her)


Dr. Patricia Poitevien has recently been named Vice Dean for Diversity and Inclusion at Brown Alpert Medical School after completing 4 years as the residency’s Program Director. Pat graduated from Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University in 1998 and went on to complete Pediatric Residency Training at NYU Langone Health / Bellevue Hospital Center …

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Katherine Mason, MD (she/her)

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Katherine Mason is the Vice chair of education for the Department of Pediatrics and an Associate Professor of Pediatric Critical Care and Pediatrics at Hasbro Children’s Hospital and the Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University. Her research has focused primarily on developing best practices in Medical Education, e.g. Learner Assessment, Professionalism and Faculty Development …

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Deborah Pratas (she/her)

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Deborah is a lifelong Rhode Islander, and currently lives in North Providence. She works with all the residents throughout their training preparing schedules, extra clinics, and various activities. The thing she enjoys most about her job is to see the individual growth and transformation that takes place during the three to five years of residency …

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