Patricia Poitevien MD, MSc, FAAP is the Residency Program Director for the Department of Pediatrics and an Assistant Professor in the Division of Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine at Hasbro Children’s Hospital. She also serves as an Assistant Dean for the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs at the Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University. Dr. Poitevien’ s research focuses on inclusion and mentorship of underrepresented learners in academic medicine and the impact of racism on medical education. She was a founding member of the Association of Pediatric Program Directors (APPD) Learning Community on Underrepresented Minorities in Medicine a (UIM) and is currently the President-Elect of the APPD. She has lectured nationally on disparities in medical education and in healthcare and has led numerous workshops on building diverse and inclusive environments within academic medicine. She has published on utilizing simulation in faculty development to address issues of bias in the clinical learning environment. Her interests include recruitment and mentorship of UIM, leadership challenges for women in academic medicine, the impact of implicit and explicit bias on graduate medical education and wellness and resilience for trainees and faculty.
|Blankenburg R, Poitevien P, Gonzalez Del Rey J, Aylor M, Frohna J, McPhillips H, Waggoner-Fountain L, Degnon L. "Dismantling Racism: APPD's Commitment to Action." Academic Pediatrics, 2020.|
|"SARS Cov-2 Transmission: A sociological review." 2020.|
|Dreyer BP, Trent M, Anderson AT, Askew GL, Boyd R, Coker TR, Coyne-Beasley T, Fuentes-Afflick E, Johnson T, Mendoza F, Montoya-Williams D, Oyeku SO, Poitevien P, Spinks-Franklin AAI, Thomas OW, Walker-Harding L, Willis E, Wright JL, Berman S, Berkelhamer J, Jenkins RR, Kraft C, Palfrey J, Perrin JM, Stein F. "The Death of George Floyd: Bending the Arc of History Toward Justice for Generations of Children." Pediatrics, vol. 146, no. 3, 2020.|
|Blankenburg, Rebecca, Poitevien, Patricia, Gonzalez del Rey, Javier, Degnon, Laura. "Virtual Cafes: An Innovative Way for Rapidly Disseminating Educational Best Practices and Building Community During COVID-19." Academic Pediatrics, vol. 20, no. 6, 2020, pp. 756-757.|
|Pitt, Michael B., Poitevien, Patricia, Blankenburg, Rebecca. "Vision 2020: A Year in (Re)View From the Association of Pediatric Program Directors." Academic Pediatrics, 2020.|
|Chieco, Deanna, Chen, Xuxin, Thabit, Christina, Kariuki, Elizabeth, Goonan, Michael, Coble-Sadaphal, Chanelle, Famiglietti, Hannah, Howell, Heather, Poitevien, Patricia. "41. THE EFFECT OF AN ACADEMIC HALF DAY CURRICULUM ON ITE SCORES AND RESIDENT SATISFACTION WITH BOARD PREPARATION." Academic Pediatrics, vol. 19, no. 6, 2019, pp. e19-e20.|
|Poitevien P, Osman C. "Tackling Implicit and Explicit Bias Through Objective-Structured Teaching Exercises (OSTEs) for Faculty." Journal of Graduate Medical Education, vol. 10, no. 3, 2018, pp. 353-4.|
|Rosenberg RE, Ardalan K, Wong W, Patel S, Gold-von Simson G, Feldman D, Lonner B, Petrizzo A, Poitevien P, Gertz SJ, Dreyer B. "Postoperative spinal fusion care in pediatric patients: Co-management decreases length of stay." Bulletin of the Hospital for Joint Disease (2013), vol. 72, no. 3, 2014, pp. 197-203.|
Dr. Poitevien's research interests include recruitment and mentorship of learners who are Underrepresented in Medicine (UIM), leadership challenges for women in academic medicine, the impact of racism on graduate medical education and wellness and resilience for trainees and faculty.
Poitevien P, McCullogh R, Kearns E, Honcoop A, Alverson B. Racial Disparity in the Clinical Management of Bronchiolitis. Poster presentation at Pediatric Scholarship Day. Department of Pediatrics, Warren Alpert School of Medicine. October 2019.
Chieco D, Chen X, Thabit C, Kariuki E, Goonan M, Coble-Sadaphal C, Famiglietti H, Howell H, Poitevien P. The Effect of an Academic Half Day Curriculum on ITE Scores and Resident Satisfaction with Board Preparation. Acad Pediatr. 2019; (19) 6 e19-20
Poitevien P, Osman C. Tackling Implicit and Explicit Bias Through Objective-Structured Teaching Exercises (OSTEs) for Faculty. Platform presentation at AAMC Annual Meeting. Austin, TX. November 2018
Pololi LH, Shea S, Evans A, Civian JT, Poitevien P, Devries JM, Tenenbaum J, Konopasek L, Brennan RT; Residents’ Perceptions Of The Clinical Learning Environment And Professionalism In 14 Representative US Academic Health Centers. Research Oral Abstract at AAMC Annual Meeting. November 2016.
Pololi LH, Shea S, Evans A, Civian JT, Poitevien P, Devries JM, Tenenbaum J, Konopasek L, Brennan RT; Residents’ Perceptions Of The Clinical Learning Environment And Professionalism In 14 Representative US Academic Health Centers. Poster and oral presentation at ACGME Annual Educational Conference. February 2016.
Barnett KK , Poitevien P, Gopi RP, Shah B. Biochemical Marker, Bone Density, and Safety Assessment Following Intravenous Zoledronic Acid in Children with Osteogenesis Imperfecta and Other Bone Disorder. Poster presentation at Pediatric Endocrine Society Annual Meeting. April 2015.
Poitevien-LeBlanc P, Trasande L. Surgical and Device Complications are Major Cause of Hospitalization For Cerebral Palsy. Platform presentation at Pediatric Academic Society Conference. Washington DC. May 2013
INVITED SEMINARS AND LECTURES
Radical Authenticity: Forging a Path for Yourself and Creating Space for Others. Pediatric Categorical Residency Program Retreat Keynote Speaker. University of California San Francisco School Of Medicine. San Francisco, CA September 2020.
Radical Authenticity: Forging a Path for Yourself and Creating Space for Others. Office of Women in Medicine Inaugural Virtual Professional Development Conference. Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University. Providence, RI. June 2020.
Good Medicine: Inclsuion and Equity in Medical Education. Grand Rounds. Boston University Medical Center. Department of Pediatrics. Boston, MA. March 2019
Good Medicine: Inclusion and Equity in Medical Education. Panelist, Invited Speaker. Boston College Institute for the Study and Promotion of Race and Culture. Boston, MA. October 2018
Bias in Medicine: Seeing Patients in the Age of Colorblindness. Grand Rounds. Louisiana State University. Department of Pediatrics. New Orleans, LA. September 2017.
Healthcare Disparities in Pediatrics and the Role of the Provider. New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Office of School Health, Continuing Medical Education Lecture Series. New York, NY. August 2017.
Silence Is Not the Solution: The Role of the Medical Educator in Combatting Inequity in Healthcare. Invited Science. Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) San Francisco, CA. May 2017.
The Impact of Health Disparities in Children. Grand Rounds. University Medical Center of Princeton, Department of Pediatrics. Princeton, NJ. May 2015
Gans H, Rassbach C, Guerin A, Powell C, Yemane L, Brooks M, Johnson C, Rotandi CL, Staples B, Poitevien P, Ponitz K, Rose J, Mason K, McGann K, Blankenburg R. Enhancing the Eureka Effect: Creating a positive learning climate across the continuum of pediatric residency and subspecialty fellowships. Workshop at Association of Pediatric Program Directors (APPD) Spring Meeting. New Orleans, LA. March 2019 and Fall Meeting Arlington, VA September 2019
Russell C, Ganem J, Poitevien P. Diversity, Inclusion and Implicit Bias. Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine Fellows Conference. Park City, UT. September 2019
Yemane L, Powell C, Brooks M, Johnson C, Rooholamini S, Jones M, Grow M, McPhillips H, Poitevien P, Lurie B, Blankenburg R. Blueprint for equity: Navigating the New ACGME Requirement for Recruitment and Retention of a Diverse and Inclusive Workforce in Residencies and Fellowships. Workshop at Association of Pediatric Program Directors (APPD) Spring Meeting. New Orleans, LA. March 2019
Poitevien P, Lurie B, Primis S, Brooks M, Barnes M, AuYeung K, Koenigs L. Creating a Climate Committed to Social Justice and Inclusion. Workshop at Association of Pediatric Program Directors (APPD) Spring Meeting. Atlanta, GA. March 2018 and Fall Meeting. Philadelphia, PA. October 2018
Lurie B, Aylor M, Poitevien P, Osta A, Brooks M. Silence Is Not the Answer: Addressing Modern Day Social Injustice in Your Graduate Medical Education Curriculum. Workshop at Association for Pediatric Program Directors (APPD) Spring Meeting. Anaheim, CA. April 2017.
Gonzaga AM, Dewar S, Poitevien P. Promoting Diversity In The Pipeline Of Physicians: Recruiting And Mentoring Of Under-Represented Minority Physicians. Workshop at Association for Pediatrics Program Directors (APPD) Spring Meeting. Anaheim, CA. April 2017.
Poitevien P, Davis AB, Lurie B, Osta A, Aylor M. A Silent Curriculum: Role of Implicit Bias in our Daily Work. Workshop at Association for Pediatric Program Directors (APPD) Spring Meeting. Atlanta, GA. March 2016.
Davis AB, Lurie B, Osta A, Aylor M, Poitevien P. Diversity and Inclusion: Striving for Excellence in your Program. Workshop at Pediatric Educational Excellence Across the Continuum (PEEAC). Arlington, VA. September 2015.
Davis AB, Lurie B, Osta A, Aylor M, Poitevien P. Diversity and Inclusion: Striving for Excellence in your Program. Workshop at Association for Pediatric Program Directors (APPD) Spring Meeting. Orlando, FL. March 2015.
Manno CS, Christian CW, Poitevien-LeBlanc P. Lean In & Lean Out: Women in Academic Pediatrics Facing Leadership Challenges. Workshop at Pediatric Academy Societies (PAS). Vancouver BC. May 2014.
|2012||MSc||New York University|
|1998||MD||Alpert Medical School, Brown University|
Frauenthal Honoree for Outstanding Contributions and Humanitarian Service, New York University Langone Health 2010
Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University
Hasbro Children's Hospital
Association of Pediatric Program Directors
American Academy of Pediatrics
|Medical License R||State of Rhode Island||2018-||#16407|
|Assistant Dean, Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs. The Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University, 2018-|
|Residency Program Director. Hasbro Children's Hospital & Brown University, 2018-|
Workshop Leader and Facilitator. Good Medicine: Creating Inclusive Environments for Learning
Warren Alpert School of Medicine
Program in Educational Faculty Development
MEDSTEP (Mentoring and Educating Diverse Students to Excel as Physicians) Mentor
Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University
Workshop, Co-Facilitator. Feedback for Learners.
Department of Pediatrics. Hasbro Children’s Hospital.
Workshop Leader and Facilitator. Creating an Environment Committed to Equity and Inclusion.
Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Brown Physicians Incorporated, Annual Faculty Development Retreat.
Workshop Leader and Facilitator. Implicit and Explicit Bias in Graduate Medical Education.
Department of Pediatrics, Semi Annual Faculty Development GOSTE, NYU School of Medicine