October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Learn more about the importance of this month and what you can do!

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Challenging Cases

A Case Like No Other: An Audio Series from Lifespan Experts

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Lifespan Living

Ready to start your journey to wellness? We can help.

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The Future of Neurosciences is in Rhode Island

The Center for Innovative Neurotechnology for Neural Repair (CINNR), partnership among Lifespan, Brown University, and commercial and government partners, is leading the development of a spinal cord machine interface to someday enable patients with spinal cord injuries to walk again.

Information for Patients and Visitors

Current Guidelines for Hospital Visitors

In response to the number of COVID cases throughout the state, and in accordance with Rhode Island Department of Health guidance, Lifespan has implemented the following visitation policy at our acute care hospitals.

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Lifespan Urgent Care

When a common medical condition arises, you can turn to Lifespan Urgent Care to get treatment with the expertise and compassion you expect from Rhode Island’s leading health care provider.

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Lifespan in the Media

Here are some of the stories making headlines.

Lifespan makes daily headlines for the amazing work that happens here. Visit our newsroom to view the many local and national stories about our hospitals, programs, and patients. 

Lifespan Locations

Over 1,620 hospitals and clinics throughout Rhode Island, here are some featured locations:

Workforce and Youth Development

Free Education Opportunities

Lifespan’s Workforce Solutions, Training and Teamwork (STAT) program offers free education to become certified for entry-level healthcare positions.  Start today!

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Research and Clinical Trials

Our research strives to improve patient care in our community, in our region, and throughout the world. Learn more about our programs and current clinical trials.

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Lifespan Community Health Institute

Lifespan Community Health Institute (LCHI) is your source for better health in Rhode Island and its surrounding communities. Programs are often offered free or at a reduced cost to the community.

Upcoming Events


Suicide: Prevention, Screening, and Response

The first step in effective suicide prevention is to identify someone in need of help. Asking three to six simple questions can help determine whether someone needs help and if immediate action is...


Food Is Medicine

Join the Lifespan Community Health Institute and the North Providence Mancini Center for a free, in-person, four-week cooking and nutrition series, during which you will: Learn how to prepare quick...


Prediabetes Shared Medical Appointment

This shared medical appointment (SMA) will help you or someone you know learn how to manage the diagnosis of prediabetes. It will introduce the following topics: Diabetes 101 General nutrition...


Food Is Medicine

Join the Lifespan Community Health Institute for a free, in-person, four-week cooking and nutrition series, during which you will: Learn how to prepare quick and healthy meals on a budget. Improve...