Dr. Christine Brousseau Elected Officer of Rhode Island Medical Society
Release Date: 12/02/2015
E. Christine Brousseau, MD, of Cranston, of the Department of Research at Women & Infants Hospital, aCare New Englandhospital, has been elected as secretary of theRhode Island Medical Society(RIMS) for the coming year.
Dr. Brousseau is an assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at TheWarren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. She earned her medical degree from St. Louis University School of Medicine. She is chair of theAmerican College of Obstetrics and Gynecology's Rhode Islandsection and was named a McCain Fellow in 2013.
TheRhode Island Medical Societypromotes the art and science of medicine and the improvement of public health; advocates for the provision of quality medical care for all patients; promotes the exchange of information and dialogue among physicians; and enlightens and directs public opinion in regard to challenges facing medicine.
About RIMS Rhode Island Medical Society is a voluntary association of physicians, physician assistants and medical students. It supports and advocates for all Rhode Island physicians in their efforts to provide the best possible care to their patients. The Society is the vehicle by which the medical community in Rhode Island meets the evolving challenges of medical practice and quality patient care. The Society represents the interests, values and needs of the medical profession and promotes enlightened public policy in the field of health care.
About Women & Infants Hospital
Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, a Care New England hospital, is one of the nation’s leading specialty hospitals for women and newborns. A major teaching affiliate of The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University for obstetrics, gynecology and newborn pediatrics, as well as a number of specialized programs in women’s medicine, Women & Infants is the 9th largest stand-alone obstetrical service in the country and the largest in New England with approximately 8,500 deliveries per year. A Designated Baby-Friendly® USA hospital, U.S.News & World Report 2014-15 Best Children’s Hospital in Neonatology and a 2014 Leapfrog Top Hospital, in 2009 Women & Infants opened what was at the time the country’s largest, single-family room neonatal intensive care unit.
Women & Infants and Brown offer fellowship programs in gynecologic oncology, maternal-fetal medicine, urogynecology and reconstructive pelvic surgery, neonatal-perinatal medicine, pediatric and perinatal pathology, gynecologic pathology and cytopathology, and reproductive endocrinology and infertility. It is home to the nation’s first mother-baby perinatal psychiatric partial hospital, as well as the nation’s only fellowship program in obstetric medicine.