Reopening Plan -- Frequently Asked Questions

If you are exposed to a confirmed or suspected SARS-CoV-2 positive patient in the clinical setting, refer to the AMS COVID-19 policy for students. All questions related to isolation, monitoring of symptoms and testing should be directed to University Health Services at 401-863-1330.

You will be asked to provide a doctor’s note from Health Services and subsequently given an excused absence. If necessary, we will work with you to find a time to make up clinical sessions.

We would encourage you to be judicious with travel, particularly to areas with high rates of SARS-CoV-2 transmission. Any individual arriving from outside of Rhode Island (including domestic and international locations) must follow the current Rhode Island Department of Health guidelines, as applicable. More information can be found on the RIDOH website.

Yes, all three of AMS’s major affiliates have committed to providing PPE to students at the same level as housestaff (that is, residents) at those affiliates. For any issues with obtaining PPE, a student may reach out to their clerkship director, elective director or the Associate Deans for Student Affairs or Medical Education at AMS.

No, only Brown-employed faculty members are part of the Brown testing program.