Diversity in Medicine Visiting Student Scholarship


Thank you for your interest in the Diversity Visiting Student Scholarship Program. 


Unfortunately, the Warren Alpert Medical School's visiting medical student program will not be accepting any visiting students for the 2020-2021 academic year.  


Diversity in Medicine Visiting Program

The Diversity in Medicine Visiting Student Scholarship is a program co-sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs and Warren Alpert Medical School's affiliated medical departments. 

This program is an opportunity for qualified underrepresented (URM) students to participate in clinical electives at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Participants will interact with residents and faculty as well as receive mentorship from the members of the Brown Minority Housestaff Association (BMHA).

Providence, Rhode Island

Providence is a “minority majority” city due to its diverse population with 38% of the population Hispanic/Latino, 16% Black/African-American, 6.4% Asian and 1.4% Native American/Alaskan Native. Providence is also an active refugee resettlement site, serving as a new home to refugees from all over the world.

Participating Departments:

  • Anesthesiology
  • Dermatology
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Neurosurgery
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Surgery

2020-2021 Fourth year elective Calendar


Fourth year medical students in good academic standing at a U.S. accredited medical school. Student must have completed all core clerkships at their home institution.

To apply:


Unfortunately, we are unable to accept visiting student applications 2020-2021 clinical year.



$1,000.00 stipend awarded to students at the completion of the visiting elective for travel, housing and/or personal expenses.

Resources available to guide student's housing search in Providence.

Contact us: 

If you have any questions please email: [email protected]