Message from Our Medical Director
About Our Medical Director
Robert M. Insoft, MD, FAAP, Medical Director of Mothers’ Milk Bank Northeast, is Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs and Quality and Chief Medical Officer at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island. A neonatologist and Professor of Pediatrics at the Brown University Alpert Medical School, Dr. Insoft previously served as Medical Director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Neonatal Respiratory Services at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, where he was also the quality officer in the NICU, and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Insoft is an academic pediatrician and neonatologist whose time has been divided among patient care, clinical research, health policy, quality improvement, administration, and teaching. A graduate of Johns Hopkins University and Boston University School of Medicine, Dr. Insoft completed an internship and residency in pediatrics at Massachusetts General Hospital, fellowships in neonatal-perinatal medicine and intensive care transport in the Department of Pediatrics and the Cardiovascular Research Institute at the University of California, San Francisco. He is also a scholar from the Brigham Leadership Program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Business School.
Across his career, Dr. Insoft has had the opportunity to contribute to the field of critical care transport and has taught nationally and internationally in this area. He has led the Section of Transport Medicine (SOTM) of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and was the senior author on the AAP-sponsored Consensus Statement on Pediatric Transport, published in 2013 in Pediatrics.