The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University


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.

Butler Hospital

Butler HospitalButler HospitalButler Hospital is the only private, nonprofit psychiatric and substance abuse hospital serving adults, adolescents, and children in Rhode Island and southeastern New England. Founded in 1844, it was the first hospital in Rhode Island, and has earned a reputation as the leading provider of innovative psychiatric treatments in the region. The hospital is recognized worldwide as a pioneer in conducting cutting-edge research, and with more than $19 million in research funding, the hospital has the largest percentage of funding of the Brown affiliated hospitals. Butler's research activities have helped bring about groundbreaking treatments, including Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), a treatment for depression recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and Deep Brain Stimulation, a "pace-maker for the brain" that is used to treat severe obsessive compulsive disorder and depression.

Emma Pendelton Bradley Hospital

Bradley HospitalBradley HospitalThe Emma Pendelton Bradley Hospital, founded in 1931, is the nation's first psychiatric hospital devoted to children and adolescents. Its services include a 60-bed acute inpatient program for children and adolescents with emotional, behavioral, and developmental disorders; day hospital programs, and an outpatient program which includes many specialty clinics. The hospital operates the Bradley School, a fully certified special education school.

Hasbro Children's Hospital

Hasbro Children's HospitalHasbro Children's HospitalLocated 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

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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 the Warren Alpert Medical School. Established in 1976, Hope Hospice RI cares for 3,500 patients a year.

Kent Hospital

Kent Hospital, located in Warwick, Rhode Island, provides high quality, compassionate and personalized health careKent HospitalKent Hospital delivered in an interdisciplinary model that involves all members of the health care team.

The Kent Medical Staff represents more than 30 specialty areas. Their credentials include training in leading educational and medical institutions worldwide. The hospital's care team includes more than 2,300 nurses, technical professionals and support staff.

Providence VA Medical Center

Providence VA Medical CenterProvidence VA Medical CenterProvidence 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 HospitalRhode Island HospitalRhode 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 HospitalThe MIriam HospitalThe 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. Women and Infants HospitalWomen and Infants HospitalA 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.