Experience the Des Moines University campus and expand your medical knowledge – without taking the MCAT. Attend Mini Medical School, a program that offers the public non-credit education on popular topics in health and medicine.
The five-week Mini Med School lecture series runs Tuesday evenings from 7-8:30 p.m. from February 6 – March 6, 2018. The talks are conducted by local experts and geared toward a non-medical audience. Mini Med School is perfect for lifelong learners or students interested in pursuing careers in health care. Prior to each evening’s talk, DMU students provide short hands-on activities and demonstrations for attendees.
2018 Mini Medical School Series
Tuesday evenings, 7-8:30 p.m.
February 6 – “Panic! How humans process anxiety”
Presenter: Dr. Lisa Streyffeler
February 13 – “Keep on your toes: Nails as a sign of disease”
Presenter: Dr. James Mahoney
February 20 – “Happy Birthdays: Labor & delivery methods”
Presenter: Dr. Kaaren Olesen
February 27 – “Superbugs: The fight against antibiotic resistance”
Presenter: Dr. Michael Carruthers
March 6 – “Dying well: Taking the palliative care approach”
Presenter: Dr. Timothy Ihrig
The registration fee of $25 covers all five sessions. ($10 for students and educators.) Attendees 14 and under must be accompanied by a paid adult. All sessions are held in the Des Moines University Student Education Center (SEC) Auditorium at 3300 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50312. Campus map and directions
Register today! dmu.edu/minimed