Family Weekend and Other Events

Save the Date: Medical Family Weekend 2015

October 16-18, 2015

Local Accommodations

For your convenience, a block of rooms is available on a first-come, first-served basis:

Providence Biltmore
11 Dorrance Street, Providence, RI 02903
$179/night (Superior King) or $189/night (Junior Suite King)
October 16-18, 2015
Reservations must be received by September 18, 2015.

To make a reservation by phone, call 401-421-0700 and ask for the “Brown University Medical Fall Weekend” room block to receive the group rate.

To make an online reservation, go to Use the drop down screen to "Select a Location" and choose the Providence Biltmore, and then select your arrival and departure dates. Click on "Add a Special Rate Code +," and type in BRNW2 under Group Code. Click on the BOOK button, and the group rate will appear.

Future Family Weekend Dates

  • October 21-23, 2016
  • October 13-15, 2017

A highlight of Family Weekend is the Ceremony of Commitment to Medicine, which marks a student's transition from classroom to clinical study. The white coat ceremony is sponsored by the Brown Medical Alumni Association.