Milestones at The Miriam

Magic of Venice Gala and Auction
Raises $785,700 for The Miriam Hospital

The WaterFire Arts Center was transformed to capture the festive ambience of one of the world’s most romantic cities when The Miriam Hospital hosted its annual gala and auction, Magic of Venice, at Providence’s newest event venue on Saturday, May 13. Representing The Miriam’s largest and most crucial annual fundraiser, more than 500 hospital friends and supporters attended the sold out event, coming together to raise $785,700. Learn more... 

2017 Miriam Hospital Gala and Auction

Arthur J. Sampson, president of The Miriam Hospital; Joe Brito and his wife, Betty; and Magic of Venice co-chairs Grace Dugan and her husband, Greg Pizzuti. Prior to the gala’s Fund-a-Need, the Britos surprised everyone when they announced a challenge to match all donations at the $500, $2,500 and $5,000 levels, up to a total of $100,000.

Click here to view featured video from Magic of Venice

The Miriam Hospital 2016 Honor Roll

TMH Donor Wall

The Miriam Hospital Foundation is proud to recognize its generous supporters whose philanthropy enables The Miriam Hospital to provide exceptional, compassionate, patient-centered care to the people of Rhode Island and beyond. Many thanks for your generosity! We apologize in advance for any names inadvertently omitted. The 2016 Honor Roll can be found at

New ED medical director named
at The Miriam Hospital

The Miriam Hospital has appointed Ilse Jenouri, MD, MBA, FACEP, medical director of the emergency department, effective July 1.

Jenouri, who completed her residency in emergency medicine with The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, joined the medical staff of The Miriam Hospital in 2002 as an attending physician. She has served as the associate medical director of the ED for the past six years. Read more


Bariatric surgery program achieves
national accreditation for safety, quality


The Center for Bariatric Surgery has met the highest standards for patient safety and quality of care, earning the thriving program reaccreditation by the national board that evaluates medical centers specializing in surgery for severe obesity.

Siva Vithiananthan, MD, chief of minimally invasive and bariatric surgery for the center, a program of The Miriam and Rhode Island Hospitals, announced that it had secured reaccreditation as a Comprehensive Center with Adolescent Qualifications by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP®) a joint program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). Read more

Lifespan Annual Report

Lifespan Annual Report Online

Lifespan is the largest and most comprehensive health system in southeastern New England. With a commitment to medical education and a strong, longstanding affiliation with The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, many of its physician leaders have significant roles in educating the next generation of medical specialists. Lifespan is also at the forefront of research and discovery, receiving nearly $80 million in research grants in FY 2016. Click here to read Annual Report online.


Dr. Stanley (deceased) &
Mrs. Gale Aronson

Leave a Lasting Legacy

"Stan’s relationship with The Miriam goes back to 1970, but, although newer to Rhode Island, I am no less committed to the preservation and future of The Miriam. It’s a jewel in Rhode Island’s crown of hospitals, and a great comfort to me, as it was to Stan, to know The Miriam is there when we need the best in hospital care. I am committed to honoring Stan’s and my pledge to make The Miriam a benefi ciary of my estate.” – Mrs. Gale Aronson, The Miriam Hospital Living Heritage Society member
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