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Laurie Forman

Release Date: 09/16/2014

Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island recently appointed Laura Forman, MD, FACEP, as the new physician-in-chief of emergency medicine. Dr. Forman is a member of Affinity Physicians and will work at Memorial Hospital.

She earned her medical degree from the University of Vermont College of Medicine and completed her emergency medicine residency at Baystate Medical Center through Tufts University School of Medicine. She was chief resident in her final year. Dr. Forman worked as an attending physician in the Emergency Department at Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island before going to Kent Hospital, where she was assistant director of the Emergency Department. She also completed the American College of Emergency Physicians Teaching Fellowship.

Dr. Forman is a clinical instructor in emergency medicine at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. A fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians, she is a member of the Rhode Island Medical Reserve Corps, American College of Emergency Physicians, American Medical Association, Rhode Island Medical Society and Women in Medicine. She is fluent in Spanish. 

Dr. Forman's areas of clinical interest include:  

  • Medical education
  • International health
  • Disaster management.

Dr. Forman can be reached by calling (401) 729- 2419.


About Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island

Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, a Care New England hospital, serves as the major teaching affiliate of The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and the chief site for the medical school's primary care academic program. Research focuses on primary care and disease prevention, including osteoarthritis, heart disease, cancer, pulmonary function, maternal and child health and women’s health issues.

Memorial provides health services for the people of Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts including oncology, cardiovascular, orthopedics, rehabilitation, pain management, and diagnostics. Memorial offers primary care services in Pawtucket, Central Falls and Plainville, Massachusetts.