Mini Medical School offers alumni, community members, students, and anyone interested in the field of medicine a look into the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Mini Med "students" get to experience the Jacobs School's contributions to science and health care related to conditions common in Western New York. The program features expert speakers in their specialties.
Mini Medical School takes place on Tuesday evenings from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, 955 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203.
Fall Curriculum: Heart, Lungs, and Blood
Blood, the Liquid of Life
Beverly Schaefer, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Jacobs School
Assistant Professor, Oncology; Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Roswell
Lynn Steinbrenner, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Jacobs School
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.; Dozoretz Auditorium (room 2220)
Anatomy and Physiology of the Heart
Blood Pressure: Measurement and Treatment with Diet, Exercise, and Drugs
Perry Hogan, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Physiology and Biophysics
George Matthews, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Jacobs School
Chief of Service, Internal Medicine, Kaleida Health
Want to learn more about our October 22 topic? Read a blog post from Dr. Matthews and UBMD regarding blood pressure and staying healthy! Read the post here.
Anatomy and Physiology of the Lungs
Asthma: A Common and Undertreated Condition
Stuart Inglis, PhD
Instructor, Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences, Jacobs School
Jamie Wooldridge, MD
Division Chief of Pulmonology, Department of Pediatrics, Jacobs School
Spring Curriculum: Bones, Muscles, and Joints
Bones: The inside story to their function, growth, and repair
Bruce Troen, MD
Professor of Medicine
Chief of Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine, Department of Medicine, Jacobs School
John Marzo, MD
Clinical Professor of Orthopaedics, Jacobs School
Muscles: Without them, we go nowhere!
Anatomy, Function, and Diseases of Joints
Please click the button below to register for the spring semester of Mini Medical School - registration is currently open for February - May 2020.
The 2018-19 UB Mini Medical School provides you exposure to community members who actively seek out knowledge about today’s most compelling medical topics. The majority of participants are 45 years and older, but the series is open to all, including students 16 years and older.
Becoming a partner of UB Mini Medical School will give your organization access and exposure to this select group for the entire 2018-19 season (8 lectures from September 2018-June 2019).
This is a unique opportunity to reach a proactive group of community members that has a love of learning and seeks new information. In addition to the three partnership levels listed here, we’re happy to create a customized package that fits your budget and marketing goals.
For more information about available opportunities, please contact:
Nick Lane, MA ’06
Corporate and Foundation Relations Associate
University at Buffalo, Office of Development
901 Kimball Tower, Room 916
Buffalo, NY 14214-8028
Making a gift to Mini Medical School supports the community outreach initiative of our academic health center. Your investment ensures we continue offering high-quality speakers and programming. Make a gift today.