Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Hasbro Children's Hospital and Senior Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, HARI Board of Trustees
Patricia Poitevien MD, MSc, FAAP is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at Hasbro Children’s Hospital and Senior Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Dr. Poitevien’ s research focuses on inclusion and mentorship of underrepresented learners in academic medicine. She has served as a residency program director in Pediatrics for 10 years, first at New York University Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital, then at Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Rhode Island. She was a founding member of the Association of Pediatric Program Directors (APPD) Learning Community on Underrepresented Minorities in Medicine (UIM) and is currently the President of APPD. She has lectured nationally on disparities and inequity in medical education and has led numerous workshops on building diverse and inclusive environments within academic medicine. Her interests include recruitment and mentorship of UIM trainees and faculty, leadership challenges for women in academic medicine, the impact of racism on graduate medical education and professional identity formation for UIM learners.