Officials from Lifespan and the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University will meet with reporters Monday morning, Sept. 27, to discuss changes in the affiliation agreement that governs their working relationships for medical education, biomedical research, and clinical care.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — Officials from Lifespan and the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University will meet with reporters at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 27, to discuss changes in the affiliation agreement that governs working relationships for medical education, biomedical research, and clinical care. Those changes will be announced publicly on Monday and communicated to employees and staff of Lifespan and the Alpert Medical School.

The three Lifespan hospitals — Rhode Island Hospital, The Miriam Hospital, and Emma Pendleton Bradley Hospital — have been affiliated with the University since it established the Alpert Medical School in 1973.

Editors: Please contact Courtney Anderson in the Office of Media Relations at Brown to reserve space so that all reporters can be accommodated: 401-863-2476 or media_relations@brown.edu

Who
Edward Wing, M.D., dean of medicine and biological sciences, Brown University
George A. Vecchione, president and chief executive officer, Lifespan
Timothy J. Babineau, M.D., president and chief executive officer of Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital

What
A briefing for reporters, summarizing changes to the affiliation agreement between Brown and Lifespan and discussing the likely impact on medical education and delivery of clinical care.

When
10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 27, 2010

Where
Graduate School Conference Room
The Horace Mann Building
47-49 George Street
(Corner, George and Magee streets)
Providence, R.I.