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Linda Brown RES’01, MD, MS, an associate professor of emergency medicine and of pediatrics at The Warren Alpert Medical School, became vice chair of pediatric emergency medicine in the Department of Emergency Medicine in February.
A graduate of the Pennsylvania State College of Medicine, Brown completed residency training in pediatrics at Hasbro Children’s Hospital, where she was chief resident. She then completed a pediatric emergency medicine fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. After three years at Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital, she joined the faculty of Brown Emergency Medicine in 2007.
Brown is the director of the Lifespan Medical Simulation Center. She has led funded research on medical simulation, and serves as the chair of the International Simulation Data Registry for the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. In 2019 she received the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Simulation Academy Distinguished Educator Award.
She also has developed expertise in emergency medical services for children. She chairs the EMS for Children Rhode Island Advisory Committee for the state’s Department of Health and is the medical director of the RI EMS for Children Program.