BENEFITS & SUPPORT
The program sponsors its residents’ membership in leading professional associations including the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the American College of Physicians (ACP), and the National Med-Peds Residents Association (NMPRA). Residents receive an annual limited discretionary professional allowance for purchase of appropriate items. Residents are eligible for program financial support to attend regional and national conferences to present scholarly activity.
Funding is available from the Med-Peds program as well as the Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics to support resident research projects. Applications for funding must be submitted to the program director in the form of a written research proposal with a faculty sponsor.
Lifespan has taken, and will continue to take, affirmative action to ensure that all employees and applicants for employment and transfer/promotion at all Lifespan affiliates, are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. Lifespan is committed to make employment decisions based on valid, job-related criteria and to recruit and select qualified applicants on the basis of education, skill, experience and ability.
Every day, our hospitals treat patients suffering from the health effects of smoking. In January 2012, Lifespan Hospitals implemented a hiring policy and practice that prohibits hiring anyone who uses tobacco products.