PROVIDENCE --The Miriam Hospital has
appointed Ilse Jenouri, MD, MBA, FACEP, as 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.
"Dr. Jenouri is an outstanding
clinician, educator, and administrator, and is well-prepared to move into the
medical director role," said Brian Zink, MD, physician-in-chief of
emergency medicine at Rhode Island, The Miriam and Newport hospitals, as well
as the president of the University Emergency Medicine Foundation (UEMF).
"She has served superbly as the associate medical director for the past
Calling Dr. Jenouri "a leader in our medical
community," he noted that she has served as co-chair of the Lifespan
pharmacy and therapeutics committee, chair of The Miriam’s emergency
preparedness committee, and as a member of the UEMF board of directors and its
residency advisory committee. She has been an oral board examiner for the
American Board of Emergency Medicine for the past 10 years.
“I am honored to be named the medical director of the ED of
The Miriam,” said Jenouri. “Visits to the ED are at historic levels. People are
drawn to the Miriam because of its top-notch medical expertise and the
nurturing care they get from the entire staff. We will continue to work hard to
maintain the high levels of quality that people have come to expect.”
Over the past six years, annual
patient visits jumped nearly 20 percent and are projected to reach 70,000 in
In 2017 and 2015, Jenouri was
recognized as a “Top Doc” for emergency medicine by Rhode Island Monthly
magazine. UEMF presented her an “outstanding physician” award in 2013. In 2009,
she was a recipient of a teaching recognition award from the Warren Alpert
Medical School, where she is a clinical associate professor.
Dr. Jenouri succeeds Gary Bubly, MD,
FACEP, who will assume the role of vice chair for clinical integration and
innovation for UEMF.