Events, on campus and around the world.

CME Online Activities

Brown medical alumni are invited to take advantage of the online programs offered by Brown’s Office of Continuing Medical Education. Receive Category 1 CME credit, free of charge, for participation and completion of a quick survey.

Campus Events

The 22nd Annual Harriet W. Sheridan Literature and Medicine Lecture
"The Accidental Poetry of Medicine" by Dr. Rivka Galchen
Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 5:30 p.m.
MacMillan Hall, Room 117, Providence, RI
A reception and book signing will follow. RSVP to Julie Jewett.

Creative Medicine Series | "Thinking about Thinking: Art Museum Experiences in Medical Education"
Speakers: S. Hollis Mickey, Assistant Educator, Gallery Interpretation, RISD Museum; Kevin Liou, a 4th-year medical student, Warren Alpert Medical School; and Bonnie Marr, MD PGY-4, Emergency Medicine Residency, Warren Alpert Medical School.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Pembroke Hall, Room 305, 172 Meeting Street, Providence, RI
This talk focuses on the collaboration between the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) Museum and Brown Medical School that facilitiates extended experience observing and discussing works of art. This work focuses on metacognition--the habits of mind, personal biases and individual bodies of knowledge individuals each bring to making interpretations and decisions--and communication. This collaboration seeks to support the development of physicians and future physicians by enriching critical thinking, cultivating creativity and nurturing the capacity to envision innovative healthcare solutions.

Regional Events

Healthcare professionals: A wine and cheese night with Picasso, Chagall and LegerJane Kahan Gallery: New York, NYJane Kahan Gallery: New York, NY
Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Jane Kahan Gallery, 330 E. 59th Street (between 1st and 2nd Aves), 4th floor, New York, NY
For additional information, please contact Ramya Moothathu at

Rhode Island Free Clinic 15th Anniversary Celebration
Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 6 - 8 p.m.
The Providence Biltmore Garden Room
11 Dorrance St., Providence, RI
Tickets are $150, and may be purchased online, or by contacting Ashley Nicoson at or 401-274-6357 x 201.
Questions? Contact Julia Karahalis at or 401-274-6347 x329.

Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Reception
Cocktail reception for the Brown community, including alumni, faculty, staff, and friends attending AAMC and from the local area. This event is co-sponsored by the Brown Medical Alumni Association and the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs.
Saturday, November 8, 2014, 6:15 - 8:15 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Chicago, Burnham Room, West Tower, 3rd Floor
151 E Wacker Dr., Chicago, IL 60601
To RSVP, contact Carlen Adler at or 401.863.6030.

Alumni/Student Networking Reception
Saturday, January 31, 2015, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Alpert Medical School, 222 Richmond Street, Providence, RI
Interested in participating? Contact Carlen Adler at or 401.863.6030.

CME Live Events

Eighth Bi-Annual Pediatric Sleep Medicine Conference
Save the date: November 12-15, 2015
Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, Amelia Island, FL