Graduate Medical Education

A Commitment to Excellence

Graduate Medical
Education Office

593 Eddy Street
Aldrich Building, Room 126
Providence, RI 02903


Lifespan is committed to sponsoring outstanding residency and fellowship programs in an academic medical center that provides high quality, comprehensive, and compassionate health care.

Our primary graduate medical education goal is to educate and prepare the next generation of physicians for practice in the dynamic health care environment.

Our programs are designed for an appropriate balance of patient care, education, and research in an environment that encourages collegiality, diversity, and professionalism.

2017 Orientation

  • Orientation for incoming first year residents: June 19 – 23, 2017.
  • Orientation for incoming second year residents and residents/fellows above second year:  July 3, 5 and 6, 2017.
  • Orientation for Surgical fellows (Colon and Rectal, Pediatric Surgery and Surgical Critical Care): August 1, 2017.

Rhode Island, The Miriam, and Bradley hospitals are committed to excellence, and in graduate medical education we demonstrate that by:

  • Compliance with the institutional requirements of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education 
  • Support for programs in reaching compliance with Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education program requirements
  • Fostering an environment that encourages education, research, and scholarly activity
  • Providing the appropriate resources for graduate medical education

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.


Quality Priorities Fiscal Year 2016