Applying to Brown!

Thank you for your interest in applying to the Brown/Rhode Island Hospital Residency Program in Pediatrics! Every year, we invite residents from a variety of backgrounds to come and visit our campus and interview with our program. Our residents are accomplished individuals coming from medical school where they demonstrated tremendous clinical acumen, humanism in medicine, community service and most importantly, collegiality. Graduates of our program go on to be leaders in their field and our goal is to provide all residents the training and opportunities for them to achieve their goals.

Application Requirements

Completed ERAS Application includes:

1. Personal Statement

2. Curriculum Vitae

3. Dean's Letter

4. Board Scores


5. Three letters of recommendation (chairman's letter not required)

6. Official Medical School Transcript


Foreign Medical Graduates Must Include:

1. A copy of your ECFMG certificate

2. Copies of all ECFMG/FLEX scores

3. At least two letters of recommendation from Accredited Medical schools


• Rhode Island Hospital does not sponsor new H-1 visas

• We do not use a USMLE cut off score

• We request at least one year of American clinical experience for IMG applicants

How to Apply

The Brown Pediatric Residency Training Program accepts applications through the AAMC Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).  We will no longer be processing independent applications by mail through our office.

Interviews are by invitation only

Program: Brown/Lifespan Pediatrics

Length: 3 Years

Number of PGY-1: 16 Positions

Brown Pediatric Residency code: 167732


Invitations to interview are sent by email the second week of October. Our application deadline is the first Friday in November. Interviews take place from the beginning of November through the first week of January.


Applicants will come to the Hasbro Children’s Hospital for their interview. Start times are dependent on the day on which the interview takes place and individual schedules will be provided by email. In the morning, applicants will have a chance to meet the program directors and the chief residents and then promptly go to their individual interviews. This will be followed by noon conference where food will be provided. Interview days generally end in the late afternoon

Directions to Hasbro Children’s Hospital

  • Heading North on Interstate 95

    When traveling north on I-95, take Exit 18.  Bear left at the end of the exit onto Thurbers Avenue.  At the traffic light, take a right onto Eddy Street.  After approximately 1 mile, you will come to a light at the intersection of Eddy and Dudley Streets.  Hasbro Children’s Hospital is on the corner on your left. Continue straight through the light and take a left into the main entrance of Rhode Island Hospital (before the bridge).   Eddy Street Lot will be on your right.

  • Heading South on Interstate 95

    When traveling south on I-95, take exit 19.   At the end of the exit ramp, bear toward the left. At   the traffic light take a right and then an immediate right into the main entrance of Rhode Island Hospital.  Public Parking (Eddy Street Lot) will be a short distance on the right

  • Conference Room 151B or Collis Room 150

    When you enter the first floor of the Children’s Hospital take a left.  Go past the elevators and take your first right at the Family Resource Center.  Go through the wooden doors and Conference Room 151B will be on your right, or Collis Room 150 will be on your left.

Hotels and Parking

  • Parking

    Upon arrival at Rhode Island Hospital and Hasbro Children’s Hospital, you will be parking in the Eddy Street Lot (See map).

  • Hotels

    Providence offers a wide range of hotels and accommodations to interviewees and their guests. Each year, discount rates are offered to those who are guests of the Rhode Island Hospital/Hasbro Children’s Hospital programs. Please see the most current list of hotel discounted rates and be sure to mention that you are a guest of Lifespan/Rhode Island Hospital

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Hospital Policy

As a result of our commitment to creating a culture of health, all Lifespan campuses are smoke free and, effective January 1, 2012, Lifespan will no longer hire users of tobacco products.  In addition, the health system provides many services, most of which are free of charge to employees to assist them in improving their health and well-being.


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Brown/Lifespan residents sign the current contract

Contact Us


Mailing Address

Clinic Address

Important Links

Program Coordinators

Dennisse Reyes

(401) 444-6072

Deb Pratas

(401) 444-8805

Chief Residents 2018-2019

Jessica Daley, MD

Marie L. Carillo, MD

Program Director

Patricia Poitevien, MD

Associate Program Directors

Jeffrey Riese, MD

Robin Kremsdorf, MD

Diversity Officer

Sabina Holland, MD

Hasbro Children's Hospital

Brown University Pediatric Residency Program

593 Eddy Street

Providence, RI 02903

Hasbro Children’s Hospital Pediatric Primary Care

593 Eddy Street

Lower Level

Providence, RI 02903

Phone: 401-444-4471

Fax: 401-444-3870

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