The Early Identification Program (EIP) is a cooperative venture between Alpert Medical School and the University of Rhode Island. In the spring of their sophomore year, students are recommended for the EIP then interview at Brown. If successful, they are offered a provisional admission into the medical school (pending completion of an undergraduate degree, etc.)
Jason Bowman, a URI pre-health graduate accepted
to Brown through the EIP.
The EIP grants early acceptance of URI sophomores into the Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University . URI students who seek to be accepted to this program must meet the following criteria:
The Nomination Process
In December of each year, eligible students must apply in writing to the URI Health Professions Advisory Committee (URI HPAC) for nomination to this program. In early February the Committee conducts a careful evaluation of each student's academic and personal qualifications, including a personal interview. The Health Professions Advisory Committee selects and nominates candidates based on academic excellence and exceptional promise. The Committee forwards a complete application and a letter of evaluation for each nominated student to the Dean of the Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University. The final decisions of acceptance into the program are made by the Admissions Committee of the Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University.
Important Qualifications of Successful Candidates
Only students recommended by the URI Health Professions Advisory Committee are eligible to apply to the URI-Brown Early Identification Program.
For more information, contact Kathleen Maher or see the latest program information on Brown's EIP page.