Welcome to UVa's Mini-Med School 2014

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Welcome to UVa's Mini-Med School 2014

Adventures in Medical Education for a Healthy Community

A moody photograph of the MEB, taken by Robert Canfield

 

Mini-Med School 2014

  • Consecutive Wednesday Evenings in the fall: September 3 - October 15
  • 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m
  • Claude Moore Medical Education Building

 

Do you want to peer down someone’s throat to see vocal cords in action? Hear about the most recent research on aging? Listen to a patient tell about how a chronic disease affects their life? Learn about nutrition and diabetes? Consider new approaches to treating cancer? Visit a medical research lab where scientists are finding new ways to improve health?

You can do all of these things at the 21st Mini-Med 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. One Mini-Med alum describes the program as:

The most interesting and best organized educational experience I’ve ever had.

Enthusiastic and engaging faculty members from the School of Medicine will lecture and answer questions; topics include Anatomy, Diabetes, Hypertension, Medical Research, and more. Tuition is free, there are no exams, and participants receive a certificate of attendance.

For your health and enjoyment, consider this year’s Mini-Med School.

Welcome message from

R.J. Canterbury, MD

Senior Associate Dean for Education

Program Objectives

  1. Provide an engaging and behind the scenes look at the education and training of future  physicians
  2. Promote greater individual health literacy and improved understanding of health care delivery.
  3. Increase awareness of the services the UVa Health System offers and our mission in our community.
  4. Encourage future collaboration with individuals and community organizations.
  5. Discover the impact of biomedical science and research and clinical trials on the evolving health care environment.

 

For more information on the Mini-Med School please contact minimed@virginia.edu.