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.
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.