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Brown Pediatric Residency

Providence, RI

Beach Run

Robin Kremsdorf, MD

Program Director

Dennisse Reyes

Program Coordinator

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Level 1 pediatric trauma center

  • Medium sized hospital

  • Academic medical center with the spirit of a community hospital

  • Social Justice Curriculum

  • Advocacy core rotation

  • Department of Health elective

  • Global Health Track

  • Mentored teaching rotation (core requirement)

  • Mentored research elective

  • Clinical autonomy (no overnight hospitalist in-house)

  • Direct access to attendings (few fellows)

  • Commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, anti-racism •

  • Opt-out therapist program

  • Facilitated resident support group

  • City of Providence

DETAILS
  • Class size

  • 16 categorical pediatrics

  • 4 pediatrics & internal medicine

  • 3 pediatrics/ psychiatry/ child psychiatry

  • Fellowship opportunities

  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine

  • Neonatology

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology

  • Pediatric Endocrinology

  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

  • Developmental/ Behavioral Pediatrics

  • Child Abuse Pediatrics

LOCATION
  • Majority-minority city

  • Affordable urban experience

  • Restaurant culture

  • Waterfire

  • Beaches

  • Live music

  • Theater

  • Hiking

CURRICULUM
  • 12 blocks/yearWards

  • NICU

  • PICU

  • Emergency medicine

  • Urgent care

  • Newborn nursery

  • Elective

  • Weekly clinic with “micropractice” model and continuity clinic mentor

  • Noon conference curriculum dedicated to boards preparation

  • Morning report dedicated to skill building, case discussion

DIVERSITY INITIATIVES
  • Social justice curriculum

  • AAP CATCH grant mentorship

  • Advocacy core rotation

  • Visiting medical student program

  • Brown Minority Housestaff Association

  • Brown Sexual and Gender Minority Alliance

  • MEDSTEP mentoring program

ON SOCIAL MEDIA
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