Latest Mini-Medical School Stories

2010-01-27 09:30:00

CONVENTIONAL MEDICINE EXAMINED WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) is inviting Washington-area residents to find out what it takes to become a doctor--minus the long hours and late nights. Georgetown's eight-week Spring 2010 Mini-Medical School Program, open to the public and members of the media, begins Tuesday, March 9, 2010. The GUMC Mini-Medical School, in its 13th year, follows the traditional disciplines that medical students...

2008-07-25 18:00:56

NEWCASTLE'S Centre for Life is offering a behind-the-scenes look at the world of modern medicine. Called Mini Medical School, the sixweek course, led by academics and clinicians from Newcastle University aims to explore a range of contemporary health issues. Linda Conlon, Centre for Life chief executive, said: "Most of us get our understanding of medicine and medical practice from fictional TV programmes such as Casualty and ER. Mini Medical School will provide an accurate and...

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