Spring 2019 Session and Registration Information

Spring 2019 theme: Healthcare Disparities in African Americans

Health Disparities in Our Community and the Impact of Unconscious Bias on Health Care

Gale Burstein, MD, Erie County Health Commissioner
Susan Orrange, PhD, MEd, Assistant Dean for Education & Resident Services Office of Graduate Medical Education
Roseanne Berger, MD, Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education

Igniting Hope: Health Disparities within the African American Community
Kenyani Davis, MD, MPH, Lead Physician, UB Graduate Medical Education Resident Employee Health Services

Health Disparities in Native American Peoples
James Jarvis, MD, Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics
MAY 21
Community and UB Partner to Address Healthcare Disparities through Education, Research, and Clinical Care
panel of community leaders, clinicians, and researchers

Challenges of Improving Pregnancy Outcomes

Vanessa Barnabei, MD, PhD

Challenges of Improving Outcomes for Women with Vascular Disease

Linda Harris, MD


All sessions are on Tuesday evenings
5:30 p.m. Auditorium opens, reception with speakers and attendees
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Mini Medical School program

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2018-19 Presenting Sponsor


All sessions take place in either the Ronald I. Dozoretz MD '62 Auditorium (room 2220) or the M&T Bank Auditorium (room 2120) both located on the second floor of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, 955 Main Street, Buffalo. Auditoriums in use will be properly marked. Parking is available on the street after 5pm, or in the Conventus parking ramp (for a fee), located across the street from the main entrance to the medical school at Main and High streets.  NFTA Metro Rail transportation is also available from UB South to the Allen/Medical Campus Station.

Enrollment and Registration

Mini Medical School is open to anyone 16 years of age and older who is interested in medicine and the health sciences.

Online registration is encouraged for the whole semester (register once, and attend all four sessions).  Registration at the door for individual sessions is now $10 per person, per session.

  • $25 per semester: includes entry to all four sessions (September-December for Fall Session; February-June for Spring Session)
  • $100 Mini Med School Subscriber: includes registration for all eight Mini Medical School sessions in 2018-19 (no advance registration required), reserved seating, access to special enrichment opportunities, and a patron listing to thank you for your loyalty and support.

High school and college students with valid ID are welcomed and encouraged to attend at no cost.  Select the $0 Student Registration option on the registration page.