Lifespan faculty employs a method of teaching that balances the desires of our patients—superb, safe, compassionate care, with what is needed to create effective residents—increasing levels of authority, autonomy and decision making.
Now more than ever, teaching faculty must help trainees ensure that the experience of graduate medical education remains transformative, that it transforms novice practitioners into physicians able to think, act, and keep their focus on the ultimate goal of providing the best and most appropriate care for patients no matter what the setting or circumstances.
Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital are committed to excellence in graduate medical education. Our commitment is demonstrated by:
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.