Profile for Professionals
Women & Infant's Hospital of Rhode Island, a Care New England hospital, is one of the nation's leading specialty hospitals for women and newborns. A U.S. News & World Report Best Hospital in Gynecology and Best Children's Hospital in Neonatology, Women & Infant's was ranked number one in the Providence metro area and a top hospital in Cancer and Gynecology. The primary 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 seventh-largest obstetrical service in the country with more than 8,500 deliveries per year. In 2009, Women & Infants opened 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 only mother-baby perinatal psychiatric partial hospital, the nation's only fellowship program in obstetric medicine, and a hybrid fellowship in breast and gynecologic oncology, also the only one of its kind in the nation.
Women & Infants has been designated as a Breast Center of Excellence from the American College of Radiography; a Center for In Vitro Maturation Excellence by SAGE In Vitro Fertilization; a Center of Biomedical Research Excellence by the National Institutes of Health; 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.
For more information about Women & Infants Hospital, please visit womenandinfants.org/forphysicians.
Awards & Recognition
Women & Infants Hospital is proud to be recognized for our ongoing commitment to the highest quality in patient care for women and newborns.
Today some of the most pressing medical concerns facing women and newborn babies are pursued by the physicians and scientists at Women & Infants. Clinical trials are integral to finding these answers.
Research & Resources
Researchers at Women & Infants tackle the full spectrum of issues — infertility, cancer, depression, incontinence, irritable bowel syndrome, substance abuse, premature birth, birth defects and more.
What makes a hospital great? What sets one medical institution apart from others as a truly exceptional place for care? At Women & Infants, we believe the real greatness lies in the people who work here.
Women & Infants is accredited through the RI Medical Society to sponsor continuing medical education programs. The hospital provides programs for physicians, nurses and allied health professionals in obstetrics, gynecology, women's medicine, neonatology and newborn pediatrics.
Education programs, special events, monthly support groups, exercise and wellness programs are all offered throughout the year at Women & Infants Hospital and its offsite locations.
Referral & Patient Transfer
Women & Infants' Access Center provides round-the-clock access to a team of experienced nurses and care managers to facilitate the transfer of patients and give easy access to our specialty services.