Faculty members in the Section of Pediatric Emergency Medicine are productive in a wide breadth of clinical and basic science research, from internal quality improvement to multi-centered trials. The University Emergency Medicine Foundation, the academic practice group of the Department of Emergency Medicine for The Alpert Medical School of Brown University, supports faculty with a research team including a full-time Clinical Research Coordinator, a Research Administrator, Research Assistants, and a Biostatistician. The Section has research space within the Hasbro Children’s Hospital Emergency Department, fully equipped basic science laboratories at Brown University, and co-directs the Lifespan Medical Simulation Center.
Brown University/Hasbro Children’s Hospital has been an active contributor to the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) since joining in 2011. PECARN’s mission is to conduct high quality, high impact, multi-institutional research in pediatric emergency medicine.