Do you want to learn how doctors think and try your hand at diagnostic reasoning? Visit a medical research lab where scientists are finding new ways to improve health? Listen to a patient talk about how a chronic disease affects one’s life? Learn about cholesterol at the molecular and clinical level? Consider new approaches to treating cancer and advances in pediatric oncology (cancer)? Try your hand at making difficult health policy decisions?
You can do all of these things during Mini-Medical School, presented by the University of Virginia’s School of Medicine
Community members are welcome to join us in the state-of-the-art Claude Moore Medical Education Building for this enriching program. Enthusiastic and engaging faculty members from the School of Medicine will lecture and answer questions on topics such as anatomy, diabetes, hypertension, medical research, and more. Tuition is free, there are no exams, and participants receive a certificate of attendance. One Mini-Medical School alum describes the program as, “The most interesting and best organized educational experience I’ve ever had.”
Dr. Sean Reed, Mini-Medical School Program Director, invites the community to participate in the program.
Diane Washington, a long-time UVA employee, participated in Mini-Medical School.