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Spring 2024

Day of Giving 2024

Join Us on Thursday, April 11, 2024

In partnership with NBC 10 WJAR and Cumulus Media Providence, this daylong radio-telethon is an opportunity to celebrate our healthcare heroes and their patient-centered approach to care, while raising critical funds in support of our lifesaving mission.

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Renovations Underway for the Rhode Island Hospital Lobby

Renovating the lobby at Rhode Island Hospital has been a dream for quite some time. Fortunately, it’s about to become reality—thanks to some generous, future-thinking philanthropists.

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Care of ‘Angels’ Saves Eleanor’s Life

Gratitude - Eleanor

One morning in 2019, Eleanor Langham tripped and fell in her apartment, hitting her head on a coffee table. Unbeknownst to her at the time, that painful accident would be the beginning of a long, trying journey. About a month after her fall, Eleanor started getting headaches, tinnitus, and a numbness in her face.

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Read the latest issue of Advancing Medicine. Touching Lives.

In addition to several stories that are featured in this e-newsletter, this edition of the magazine includes a collection of interesting and informative articles we know you’ll enjoy. For example, a feature on the inaugural cohort of the Future Gen Cancer Scholars program of the Lifespan Cancer Institute; an amazing story of how advanced spinal surgery got a young man back to living after a skydiving accident; and a moving tribute to a revered physician-leader calling it a career.

Advancing Medicine. Touching Lives.
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In case you missed it

Rhode Island Hospital in the News

Lifespan Announces New Chief Physician Officer, Babar Khokhar

Dr. Liqi Shu Authors Study: Myocardial Infarction Risk Higher After Stroke but Not Cervical Dissection

Becker's Recognizes Rhode Island Hospital as Top Cardiology Facility


Save the Date for Two Upcoming Golfing Opportunities

Hasbro Children’s Golf Invitational
JULY 22, 2024

The Malloy Strong Golf Invitational

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Common Pickleball Injuries and How to Avoid Them

A Lifespan blog by Michael Staebler, MD

Pickleball is a huge craze. In fact, it is often described as America’s fastest growing sport. It is estimated there are 8.9 million pickleballers in the U.S. Like any new sport or trendy activity, many individuals jump into it quickly and don’t really get themselves ready. As a result, injuries can happen.

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We’re counting down the days to April 1st and 401Gives

We need your help to make our campaign a success. On April 1st, visit and support Rhode Island Hospital. Tell your friends and family members about the important work we do that directly benefits our patients and their families and ask them to join us in helping to make a difference.


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