Suzanne McLaughlin, MD, MSc

Position: Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics

Suzanne McLaughlin is the Program Director for the Med/Peds residency. She received her undergraduate degree in International Studies from the Johns Hopkins University. After working in prenatal care at People’s Community Health Center and prenatal cytogenetics at Johns Hopkins, she received her Masters in Maternal and Child Health from the Harvard School of Public Health and her MD from the University of Connecticut. She completed Med/Peds residency training here at Rhode Island and Hasbro Children’s Hospitals, and a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars fellowship at Johns Hopkins University. Her clinical research interests are in health care transition and care delivery in primary care settings, her work has been supported by the Picker Institute, Gold Foundation and the American Academy of Pediatrics. She collaborates with the National Health Care Transition Research Consortium and is an Academic Pediatric Association Educational Scholar. She received the 2014 Department of Medicine Beckwith Family Teaching award and is the physician-champion for our clinic’s grant supported Patient Centered Medical Home initiative.