Mini Medical School

Adult learners at a mini med school session.

Mini Medical School offers community members, students, alumni 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


Everything you need to know about COVID. Here's your chance - ask our experts!

Tuesday, December 15, 2020 Via Zoom:

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM


Join our COVID experts- Dr. Thomas Russo together with contributors

- Dr. Fred Archer, Dr. Thomas Melendy and Dr. Roseanne Berger who will discuss all you need to know about the resurgence.

We invite you and your families to participate in an open discussion from the comfort of your home.

A zoom link will be sent in confirmation email.  

Roseanne Berger, MD.

Roseanne Berger, MD

Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education and Associate Professor of Family Medicine,
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Thomas Russo, MD.

Thomas Russo, MD

Professor and Chief, Infectious Disease,
Department of Medicine,
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Thomas Melendy, PhD.

Thomas Melendy, PhD, AAAS

Director, Witebsky Center for Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology, and Associate Professor with tenure of Microbiology and Immunology and Biochemistry

Fred Archer, III, MD.

Fred Archer, III, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor,
Department of Pediatrics,
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences


You can now view the April 7 virtual Mini Medical School!

On Tuesday, April 7, we hosted the first completely virtual Mini Medical School, due to the COVID-19 epidemic.

You can now view this session online. Be sure to click the "register now" button to view.

Mini Medical School Details

All sessions are on Tuesday evenings.

6:00 Pre-event discussion for Prehealth students:

6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Mini Medical School program



All sessions take place via Zoom.

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 required for individual sessions. Sessions are FREE for community members, faculty, staff, alumni, and students.