Information for Providers

Benefits of a Warren Alpert Medical School Faculty Appointment

From continuing medical education to discounts at local businesses, there are many great benefits to being on the faculty at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

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From the Faculty: The Benefits of a Brown Appointment

Current faculty members at The Warren Alpert Medical School explain the power of the affiliations that are made when teaching at Brown University.

For a complete listing, check out the brochure outlining many of the benefits, including ID cards, electronic resources, the university shuttle, and parking.

Available Resources for Faculty

The Brown Accounts and IDs FAQ page provides help in obtaining your Brown ID card and activating your electronic account.

Activate and forward your Brown email:

  1. Go to
  2. Select "Activate Your Brown Google Account" and follow the instructions.
  3. Go to to forward emails to your preferred email account. 
  4. Tip: Forward to your personal email account to make it easy to open on your phone.

We encourage all staff members to be visible by taking a free headshot and completing their profile on Brown’s Vivo page.

Professional Development and Learning

The Brown University Tracks and Ranks page can help you decide which track is the best fit for you.

Brown’s electronic library includes free access to thousands of scholarly journals available on your tablet or iPhone. Brown students, faculty, and staff are also eligible for free academic passes to The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.

Brown’s faculty professional development resources offer opportunities to improve your skills.

Teaching observations at the The Harriet W. Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning present chances to improve your teaching.

The Office of Continuing Medical Education offers a series of diverse events designed to help you stay current.

Brown’s Software Catalog comes with access to a host of free software options, from Adobe to ZipGenius.

Zoom Web Conferencing, available for free through the Office of Information Technology, allows up to 300 participants to participate in a live web video or audio conference.

The Brown Image Gallery is a rich collection of photos, videos, and other digital assets reflecting the Brown community.

Activities at Brown University

The Events@Brown listing page keeps you plugged into the many events and important dates from across campus.

The Brown Faculty Club offers exceptional cuisine and a great place to eat, drink, and mingle. Faculty Club membership benefits include:

  • Multiple private meeting and event spaces
  • Professional event staff
  • A unique and historic venue
  • Central location on the Brown campus

Brown faculty are also able to access all the faculty clubs in the Association of College and University Clubs network.

Your free membership to Brown Recreation includes access to the Nelson Fitness Center, the Katherine Moran Coleman Aquatic Center, and the Olney-Margolies Athletic Center, as well as the ability to reserve court time at the Pizzitola squash courts or indoor tennis courts.

In the Community

The university’s Bear Bargains program offers discounts to a wide variety of community businesses. In most cases, all you have to do is show your Brown Card!

Working Advantage is Brown’s entertainment discounts provider, with special offers and access to preferred seating and tickets to top attractions, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movies, hotels, and much more. 

Other perks include: