On January 1, 2014, Dr. Frantz Gibbs stepped down as the Medical Director for the Anderson Emergency Center (AEC) at Rhode Island Hospital. Dr. Gibbs served in this role for 7½ years during a time of great change including growth in patient visits, the transition to an electronic medical record, and many operational improvements. He leaves a strong legacy of collaborative leadership.
Dr. David Portelli became the Medical Director of the RIH Anderson Emergency Center on January 1,2014. Dr. Portelli brings a strong track record in quality and safety at the RIH AEC and The Miriam Hospital Emergency Department. He has also played a key role in the hospitals and statewide in the quality realm.