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  • Graduate Medical
    Education Office

    593 Eddy Street
    Aldrich Building, Room 126
    Providence, RI 02903

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  • Graduate Medical Education

  • A Commitment to Excellence

    Lifespan is committed to sponsoring outstanding residency and fellowship programs in an academic medical center that provides high quality, comprehensive, and compassionate health care.

    Our primary goal in graduate medical education is to educate and prepare the next generation of physicians for practice in the dynamic healthcare environment.

    Our programs are committed to an appropriate balance of patient care, education, and research, in an environment that encourages collegiality, diversity, and professionalism.

    2016 Orientation

    Orientation for incoming first year residents
    June 17, June 20 – 23, 2016.

    Orientation for incoming second year residents and above
    July 1, July 5 – 6, 2016.

    Orientation for off-cycle (Surgical Critical Care and Colon and Rectal Surgery)
    August 1, 2016.

    Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital are committed to excellence in graduate medical education. Our commitment is demonstrated by:

    • Compliance with the institutional requirements of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)
    • Support for programs in reaching compliance with ACGME program requirements
    • Fostering an environment which encourages education, research and scholarly activity
    • Provision of appropriate resources for graduate medical education

    Rhode Island Hospital is the principal teaching hospital of the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University-the only medical school in Rhode Island. The Miriam and Bradley hospitals are major teaching affiliates of the medical school. Lifespan hospitals provide the primary sites for clinical training of approximately 175 third- and fourth-year students at Brown University.


    Quality Priorities Fiscal Year 2016

    150 Years of Graduate Medical Education
    at Rhode Island Hospital

    Rhode Island Hospital's commitment to educating the world's future physicians has always been at the heart of its mission. Staci Fischer, MD, explains how graduate medical education has changed over the years—especially in the decades since the mid-twentieth century.