When it comes to clinical experience, Alpert Medical School offers students unparalleled variety in which to learn. It is affiliated with seven area hospitals - all within a fifteen-minute drive of the Brown campus - that serve one and a half million people of diverse backgrounds and socioeconomic status. At Alpert Medical School, the road to becoming a physician takes students to these hospitals as well as to countless other clinical settings, such as community practices throughout the state, inner city clinics, and biotech companies. These sites provide a range of diverse training opportunities for medical students and residents.
Hasbro Children's Hospital
Located on the Rhode Island Hospital campus, Hasbro Children's Hospital is a dedicated pediatric care facility which includes a recently-renovated pediatric emergency department. Hasbro provides care for some 7,000 inpatients and 60,000 outpatients annually.
Hope Hospice & Palliative Care Rhode Island
Hope Hospice & Palliative Care Rhode Island is the second oldest hospice in the nation and the major teaching affiliate for hospice and palliative medicine for Alpert Medical School. Established in 1976, Hope Hospice RI cares for 3,500 patients a year.
Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island
Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island is a 294-bed hospital that serves a community of more than 180,000 people in Pawtucket and the Blackstone Valley region of Rhode Island. Memorial's rehabilitation center focuses on services to patients afflicted by stroke, amputation, or neurological disability and includes comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services. The hospital offers cutting-edge cancer care and is the practice base for the Brown residency program in family medicine.
Providence VA Medical Center
Providence VA Medical Center is a 230-bed facility providing acute inpatient and ambulatory care in medicine, surgery, psychiatry and neurology. The hospital admits approximately 5,000 veterans annually and provides over 150,000 outpatient visits in 41 clinics. It is a regional center for treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder. The hospital also provides special medical services in the areas of dialysis, substance abuse treatment, rehabilitative medicine, and prosthetics.
Rhode Island Hospital
Rhode Island Hospital, with 719 beds, is the state's largest hospital and the third largest hospital in New England. It is designated as the Level 1 Trauma Center for southeastern New England, providing expert staff and equipment in emergency situations 24 hours a day. Rhode Island Hospital is home to a Comprehensive Cancer Center. Its pediatric division, Hasbro Children's Hospital, opened in 1994 and cares for some 7,000 inpatients and 60,000 outpatients annually.
The Miriam Hospital
The Miriam Hospital is a 247-bed facility that provides a broad range of primary, secondary and tertiary medical and surgical services to adolescents and adults in 31 medical and surgical specialties and sub-specialties. Miriam Hospital is noted for its specialty services in AIDS at the Samuel and Esther Chester Immunology Center and in cardiac care. The Women's Cardiac Center at The Miriam Hospital offers complete diagnostic and clinical cardiology services, cardiovascular surgery and cardiac rehabilitation to women.
Women & Infants' Hospital of Rhode Island
Women & Infants Hospital, a Care New England hospital, is one of the nation’s leading specialty hospitals for women and newborns. A major teaching affiliate of The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University for obstetrics, gynecology and newborn pediatrics, as well as a number of specialized programs in women’s medicine, Women & Infants is the eighth largest stand-alone obstetrical service in the country with nearly 8,400 deliveries per year. In 2009, Women & Infants opened the country’s largest, single-family room neonatal intensive care unit.