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Release Date: 09/09/2014

The Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island has been ranked in the top 10 programs in the country. More than 50,000 nominations were submitted by board certified physicians to US News & World Report and Doximity.

Women & Infants and Brown University provide a comprehensive and integrated clinical experience and training. The department itself hosts 60 hospital-based faculty members, in addition to more than 100 community-based physicians who provide valuable contributions to the program's teaching service.

Dr. Gary Frishman, MD, director of the residency program said, "This ranking is a great testament to the faculty, residents and facilities of Women & Infants and Brown University which is one of the premier training programs in the country," said Dr. Frishman, who has been at Women & Infants for more than 23 years and currently serves as the associate division director of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.

The data collected for this ranking is an online resource for career and training placement for senior medical students. Sub-specialization rates and alumni networking help these students learn about programs that may fit their individualized career and training goals.

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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.

Women & Infants has been designated as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiography; a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology; a Center of Biomedical Research Excellence by the National Institutes of Health (NIH); and a Neonatal Resource Services Center of Excellence. It is one of the largest and most prestigious research facilities in high risk and normal obstetrics, gynecology and newborn pediatrics in the nation, and is a member of the National Cancer Institute’s Gynecologic Oncology Group and the Pelvic Floor Disorders Network.
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