Laurie Hoffman is a neonatologist with a special interest in medical education and simulation. She obtained her BS in Biochemistry from North Carolina State University (2003) and her MD from University of Connecticut (2009). She is originally from Rhode Island where she returned and has remained at Brown University through completion of her pediatric residency at Hasbro Children’s Hospital (2012) and neonatology fellowship training at Women and Infants Hospital (2015). She has remained on staff as an attending neonatologist at Women and Infants. Her predominant focus and responsibility is in clinical neonatology covering the NICU and delivery room at Women and Infants as well as Kent hospital. She is the co-director of the Care New England Simulation Center where she focuses on education of staff, residents, nurse practitioners and fellows in neonatal resuscitation, procedures, code leadership, teamwork and communication.