Office of Medical Education

Our mission: ensure the continuous improvement of the quality of the Alpert Medical School medical curriculum. 

The office of Medical Education oversees the competency-based curriculum, including service-learning and patient advocacy programs, and administers the Doctoring course and the fourth-year Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE).  Our office is also responsible for curriculum coordination for first- and second-year courses, for reviewing courses and faculty evaluations, and for carrying out the initiatives of the Medical Curriculum Committee.

Our Vision

We intend to design and deliver an integrated, innovative patient-centered medical education program that will enable our medical students to successfully pursue their personal and professional goals. 

In fostering academic excellence and professionalism, we will create a learning organization  that is collaborative and dynamic in nature, and that has as its central goals student wellness, academic success, and community building.

Reflecting the values of the University, Alpert Medical School's educational program will serve as a hub and catalyst for the expanding academic community of Providence‚Äôs Jewelry District.  As such, it will act as a bridge to our hospitals and to the community at large, as we strive to attract a diverse group of highly accomplished, creative and passionate students, faculty, and staff.