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  • WHEC Fellowship and Elective Education

  • The WHEC two-year fellowship offers the opportunity to:

    • Develop an understanding of the gaps in gender-based research in emergency medicine
    • Gain the skills necessary to practice comprehensive, gender-specific emergency medicine
    • Receive didactic training and mentorship in performing research on women’s health topics in emergency medicine
    • Recognize ways to become active leaders in women’s health locally and nationally
    • Learn to promote access to high quality, culturally competent women’s health care in emergency medicine
    • Develop competency in instruction of medical students, residents, and faculty in the area of women’s health inemergency medicine
    • Earn a Master's in Public Health (MPH) degree from Brown University


    Applicants must be graduating or have graduated from an accredited Emergency Medicine Residency.
    All applicants must:

    • Provide a letter of interest, current CV and three letters of recommendation (including residency director)
    • Apply to the Brown University MPH Program
    • Have an interest in women’s health in emergency medicine, demonstrated through scholarly or advocacy experiences
    • Previous research experience is preferred but not required

    WHEC Elective Education

    There is a WHEC resident elective that provides rich clinical opportunities, including Women & Infants Triage, Women & Infants Women’s Primary Care Center, The Women’s Cardiac Center at The Miriam Hospital, and Hasbro Children’s Hospital Adolescent clinic. The resident elective includes opportunity for research endeavors as well as a small scholarly project.