HOW TO APPLY
Thank you for your interest in applying to the Brown/Rhode Island Hospital Fellowship Program in Pediatrics! Every year, we invite residents from a variety of backgrounds to come and visit our campus and interview with our program. Our fellows are accomplished individuals coming from medical school where they demonstrated tremendous clinical acumen, humanism in medicine, community service and most importantly, collegiality. Graduates of our program go on to be leaders in their field and our goal is to provide all residents the training and opportunities for them to achieve their goals.
WELCOME LETTER FROM OUR CHAIR OF PEDIATRICS
Dear Prospective Fellow,
Welcome to Brown University / Hasbro Children’s Hospital!
The Department of Pediatrics is excited about your application and candidacy. Brown University and the hospitals offer great opportunities to learn cutting edge medicine from world experts.
As the Department Chair, I am particularly excited to see that you will have ample opportunities for scholarly engagement so as to prepare you for success in your next career moves. In addition, little Rhode Island is a well-kept secret of arts, food and fun.
I look forward to meeting with you and to discussing opportunities here.
Please do not hesitate to reach out.
Phyllis A. Dennery, MD
Department of Pediatrics
Hasbro Children’s Hospital
Sylvia Kay Hassenfeld Professor of Pediatrics
Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
593 Eddy Street
Providence, RI 02903
Our Fellowship Programs
Fellows are selected from a national and international pool of applicants. Fellows spend three years honing skills as specialists and emerging faculty members and enjoy collaborating as members of a comprehensive team. All programs are ACGME accredited and all members of medical staff have appointments at Brown University. See below for more specific information on how to apply within each of our fellowship programs.
- Fellowship in Child Abuse Pediatrics
Brett Slingsby, MD, Program Director
Christine Barron, Associate Program Director
- Fellowship in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Pamela High, MD, Program Director
- Fellowship in Emergency Medicine
Elizabeth Jacobs, MD, Program Director
Lauren Allister, MD, Associate Program Director
- Fellowship in Pediatric Endocrinology
Lisa Swartz Topor, MD, Program Director
- Fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Michael Herzlinger, MD, Program Director
- Fellowship in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Rishi Lulla, MD, Program Director
- Fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Penelope Dennehy, MD, Program Director
- Fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Joseph Bliss, MD, PhD, Program Director
Beatrice Lechner, MD, Associate Program Director
401-274-1122 Ext. 47484
Advanced Specialized Training
In addition, advanced specialized training with a multidisciplinary approach is available in areas such as:
- Maternal fetal medicine
- Fetal surgery
- Trauma and burn care
- Sleep physiology
When traveling north on I-95, take Exit 18. Bear left at the end of the exit onto Thurbers Avenue. At the traffic light, take a right onto Eddy Street. After approximately 1 mile, you will come to a light at the intersection of Eddy and Dudley Streets. Hasbro Children’s Hospital is on the corner on your left. Continue straight through the light and take a left into the main entrance of Rhode Island Hospital (before the bridge). Eddy Street Lot will be on your right.
When traveling south on I-95, take exit 19. At the end of the exit ramp, bear toward the left. At the traffic light take a right and then an immediate right into the main entrance of Rhode Island Hospital. Public Parking (Eddy Street Lot) will be a short distance on the right
- Be sure to be in the RIGHT LANE of I-195 West (heading toward I-95 North)
- Take exit 1A for Point Street
- At end of ramp, turn RIGHT onto Point St
- At traffic light, turn RIGHT onto Eddy St
- Rhode Island Hospital Main entrance will be on your right (after highway underpass)
- Park in the Eddy St Lot, which will be on your right.
- This lot is directly in front of the Jane Brown Building and a short walk to the main entrances of Rhode Island Hospital and Hasbro Children’s Hospital.
As a result of our commitment to creating a culture of health, all Lifespan campuses are smoke free and, effective January 1, 2012 Lifespan will no longer hire users of tobacco products. In addition, the health system provides many services, most of which are free of charge to employees to assist them in improving their health and well-being.
Please click the links below to download the current Brown/Lifespan contracts for fellows.