Please click the button below to register for the spring semester of Mini Medical School - registration is currently open for February - May 2020.
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
New this year for Mini Med:
Meet admissions officers about careers in health care - Date TBD
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
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.
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 individual sessions and will be open in the coming weeks! Sessions are $10 per class for alumni, community members, and faculty and staff. Students are free to attend.
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.
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