Schedule of Events

2016 Schedule of Events

This is a tentative schedule of events for the weekend; please check back for updates. Some weekend events will require tickets and are noted with a $ symbol on the schedule of events. Tickets will be available for pick-up at registration.

Friday, May 27

Noon — 9 p.m.


Stop by for refreshments and to pick up your Reunion gift, event tickets, and a schedule of events. 

6:30 — 9 p.m.

Weekend Opening Celebration

Join the Medical School for this cornerstone event. We'll welcome Reunion classes, congratulate the MD Class of 2016 with a gift from the Brown Medical Alumni Association, and honor outstanding members of the Medical School community. Families welcome. $
Hope Club, 6 Benevolent Street

9 p.m. — 1 a.m.

Campus Dance

Put on your dancing shoes and head to the Main Green, where graduating seniors and their families, alumni of all ages, and Brown faculty and staff swing the night away under the stars. A giant dance floor, hundreds of lanterns, and the sounds of Duke Bellaire and his Orchestra make this a must-see Reunion tradition. $
Main Green

Saturday, May 28

9 a.m. — 2:30 p.m.


Registration continues at the Hope Club until 3 p.m. Stop by for refreshments and pick up your reunion gift, event tickets, and a schedule of events. Registration will re-open at the Providence Biltmore at 6:30 p.m.
Hope Club, 6 Benevolent Street

9 a.m.

The Ruth B. Sauber Distinguished Medical Alumni Lecture


10 - 11 a.m.

MD Alumni Coffee Break

11 a.m.

The Charles O. Cooke, MD, Distinguished Visiting Lectureship


Noon — 3 p.m.

Alumni Field Day

Catch up with friends under the Medical School tent at what promises to be another fantastic Field Day event! The afternoon will include a hometown Rhode Island picnic, soccer and rugby clinics, Bruno Activities Zone for kids of all ages, musical performance by Dave Binder, a magician, and lots more. All activities are complimentary; for lunch, bring your own or buy tickets for the picnic. A cash bar (beer, sangria, and soda) will be available to all.$
Erickson Field

3:30 p.m.

The Frank and Joan Rothman Lecture

6:30 p.m.

Registration Continues

The last chance to pick up any registration materials and your reunion gift.
Providence Biltmore, 11 Dorrance Street

6:30 p.m.

Medical School Reunion Class Dinner

Enjoy good food and good friends at this annual dinner with MD alumni and their families in a historic Providence location. Children are welcome and invited to participate in age-appropriate activities.  $
Providence Biltmore, 11 Dorrance Street

Sunday, May 29

9:30 a.m.

Commencement Procession and Ceremony

A walk down memory lane …literally! Memories of your own Commencement will not be far from your mind as you watch the MD Class of 2016 march to their ceremony at the First Unitarian Church. Better yet, join in! Alumni are welcome to march and attend the ceremony. The procession will step off promptly at 9:45 a.m. and we don’t want anyone to miss it!
Faunce House, Waterman Street

10:15 a.m.

Medical School Commencement Ceremony and Awarding of Degrees

The Medical School Ceremony will begin at approximately 10:15 a.m. and doors will open at 9:15 a.m. for general seating. Dr. Jack A. Elias, dean of medicine and biological sciences, will preside. Immediately following the Medical School ceremony, a post-graduation reception for Medical School faculty, graduates, and their families will be held at the Hope Club, across the street from the First Unitarian Church.
First Unitarian Church, Benefit and Benevolent Streets

10:15 a.m.

MD Alumni Coffee Break

For those who do not wish to attend the Ceremony, the Hope Club will be open for coffee and refreshments. Spend some time with your classmates, and reflect on a great Reunion weekend! Families are welcome.
Hope Club, 6 Benevolent Street