Family Weekend and Other Events

Events, on campus and around the world.

Campus Events

Match Day
Friday, March 20, 2015
Alpert Medical School, Atrium
Providence, RI 02903

Regional Events

"Blazing a Path in Medicine at Brown"
Allan Tunkel, MD, PhD, Associate Dean for Medical Education
Monday, April 20, 2015 | 6 - 8 p.m.
Philadelphia, PA
For more details, contact Carlen Adler at or 401.863.6030.

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 Reunion” 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.

To order photographs from the 2013 white coat ceremony and reception, please visit the below websites:

For the MD’17 class photo and ceremony pictures, please visit and type whitecoats2013 in the “Enter Your Event ID Below” field.

For individual student coating pictures, please visit