Ceremony of Commitment to Medicine

Event Details

A celebration sponsored by the Brown Medical Alumni Association (BMAA).

Saturday, October 1, 2022, 4 p.m.
Pembroke Field

Ceremony will be livestreamed.

Live Stream

*Please note, all the above is subject to change due to public health circumstances. Brown University abides by public health guidance and health and safety protocols to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19. Event attendees, including visitors and guests, must comply with all University policies and protocols in place at the time of the event, including current University policy regarding face masks and coverings (see the University’s COVID-19 Campus Activity Status page for the current policy for both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals.) We ask you also to review the State of Rhode Island Department of Health website with regard to travel requirements which must be adhered to.

**Please note, MD'26 students will be allotted four (4) tickets each to provide to their guests. The ceremony will be live streamed and recorded for future viewing. 

Additional Information

Your MD'26 student will be responsible for the tickets they receive. No additional tickets are available. 

  • Seating is first come, first served.
  • Seating will open 30 minutes before the start of the event.

It’s a magical weekend! We’re capturing that magic in photos and videos so current and future participants can share the experience. All or portions of Brown University events and their participants may be captured by photography or video and used for news or Brown promotional purposes. The event will also be live streamed.


More Details

During this 90-minute, time-honored tradition, your MD'26 student will be formally coated by the dean of the Medical School.


Are extra tickets available for the ceremony?

  • No, we are unable to offer additional tickets.

Will the live stream be accessible from any location?

  • Yes! MD'26 students and families may access the livestream at a link that will be posted prior to the ceremony.

Will we have the opportunity to take photos with our student during the event?

  • You will be able to take photos with your student before and/or after the ceremony.

Where is parking available? ​​​​​​​

  • There is ample street parking around campus. For directions and additional parking information, refer to this site. For a campus map, refer to this Brown University map.
  • For your convenience, we have secured the Wheeler School's parking lot for first-come first-serve parking near Pembroke Field. See map.  

Will the ceremony be recorded?

  • Yes! In addition to the live stream, the ceremony will also be recorded. We will share the final recording with MD'26 students and our community. 

Are masks required? 

Are children of any age allowed?

  • Yes! All ages are welcome. Please refer to the link above to learn more about the University's mask requirement and more. 

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