Interview Process

Interview Process for Regular MD and Combined MD-ScM Program Applicants

Interview days are held twice weekly beginning in September 2015. Applicants will be invited by email to schedule interviews on selected dates (Thursdays and Fridays) through February 2016. Applicants are expected to schedule their interview online as soon as the invitation is received. All applicants will be notified by March 2016 whether or not they will be invited to interview.

Individual Interview

If selected for an interview, your interview day at Alpert Medical School will include the following: a group session focusing on the admissions process, financial aid, and an overview of the school, including a tour of the building; lunch with current medical students; and two half-hour, individual meetings with students, faculty, and/or administrative staff who serve as voting members of the MD Admissions Committee.

Interviewees to the combined MD-ScM program will interview on the same days as those applying to the Regular MD program.

Interview Evaluations

Each interviewer will fill out an individual evaluation on their candidate. These evaluations are added to the applicant's file to determine if the applicant is eligible to be discussed by the Admissions Committee. All Accepted applicants are invited back to campus for the two-day Second Look program. Above, applicants are given a tour of The Miriam Hospital.Accepted applicants are invited back to campus for the two-day Second Look program. Above, applicants are given a tour of The Miriam Hospital.applicants who are discussed at the committee meeting are voted on to determine admission status. Alpert Medical School has a rolling admission process. On interview day, applicants will be given a timeframe on when they should expect a decision on admission.

Getting Here

Providence, Rhode Island's capital city, is ideally located with easy access to major east coast cities and desirable New England destinations. The city is just 50 miles from Boston and 200 miles from New York City, and is served by a downtown Amtrak station (approximately 1 mile from the Medical School) and T.F. Green Airport (approximately 10 miles from campus).

The interview day begins and ends at the Office of Admissions located in the Alpert Medical School building at 222 Richmond Street, Providence.  For directions, please see below:

By Plane

The Providence (TF Green) Airport, located at: 2000 Post Rd Warwick, RI 02886-1533.

There is also a new train station located at T.F. Green Airport. The terminal's name is the InterLink. There are limited trains that run between T.F. Green Airport and Providence.  
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By Train

The Providence Train Station is located at 100 Gaspee St, Providence, 02903 . You may either take a taxi or walk to the medical school as it is about a mile.

By Automobile

For directions for our interview day, please see directions below.

From points North or South:

Take I-95 North or South to Exit 22A, Memorial Blvd, in Providence. Memorial Blvd becomes Dyer Street. Continue down Dyer Street for approximately 3/10 of a mile. Then turn right onto Ship Street. Take your first left onto Richmond Street. Our building will be located on immediately on your left.

From points East

Take I-195 W to the Point Street Exit. (Exit #1A) Take a sharp right onto Point Street. After approximately, 2/10 of a mile, turn left onto Richmond Street. The medical school building is located at 222 Richmond Street, approximately 2/10 of a mile down on your right.

Taxicab Numbers
  • East Side Taxi 401-521-4200
  • Economy Taxi 401-944-6700
  • Gemini Taxi 401-855-2170
  • Rhode Island Taxi 401-272-1222
  • Walsh Cab 401-943-3636