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  • Physician of the Year
    Kwame Dapaah-Afriyie, MD 

    Kwame Dapaah-Afriyie, MD, has been named the recipient of the 2011 Charles C.J. Carpenter, MD, Outstanding Physician of the Year Award at The Miriam Hospital. (More...)  
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    The Medical Staff Services office is a shared service that performs joint medical staff and credentialing functions for Lifespan affiliates, including The Miriam Hospital. Included in the credentialing functions are the processing of initial applications, re-applications, requests for staff status changes and additional requests for privileges.

    Contact Information 

    Medical Staff Services

    Main number: 401-793-3848
    Fax: 401-793-3849 

    Lynda Aflague: 401-793-2871

    Credentialing Coordinators:
    Jennifer DaSilva: 401-793-7112
    Etelvina Oliveriera: 401-793-2875 

    Mailing Address:
    148 West River
    Providence, RI 02904


    Medical Staff Association

    Steven Graff, MD, President
    Vice President
    Valerie Thomas, MD, Secretary
    Matthew Vrees, MD, Treasurer

    The Miriam Hospital

    Edward Feldstein, Chairman, Board of Trustees
    Timothy J. Babineau, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer, Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital
    Arthur J. Sampson, Executive Director
    William Corwin, MD, Chief Medical Officer