Patricia Poiteven, MD, MSc, FAAP

Patricia Poitevien MD, MSc, FAAP is the Senior Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University and Associate Professor in the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at Hasbro Children’s Hospital. Dr. Poitevien’ s research focuses on inclusion and mentorship of underrepresented learners in academic medicine, bias in assessment and the impact of racism on medical education. She was a founding member of the Association of Pediatric Program Directors (APPD) Learning Community on Underrepresented Minorities in Medicine a (UIM) and is currently the President of the APPD. She has lectured nationally on disparities in medical education and in healthcare and has led numerous workshops on building diverse and inclusive environments within academic medicine. She has published on professional identity formation and belonging for UIM learners, using a competency based medical education framework to advance anti-racist medical education and utilizing simulation in faculty development to address bias in the clinical learning environment. Her interests include recruitment and mentorship of UIM trainees and faculty, competency based medical education, professional identity formation for UIM learners and leadership challenges for women of color in academic medicine.