SOLD OUT – Mini-Medical School II Spring 2019 is full.

Mini-Medical School II is offered once a year in spring. 

Adults do not have to take the classes in order. You can take Mini-Medical School II even if you haven’t yet taken Mini-Medical School I.

Seven evening lectures and several exciting labs present information on the latest advances in clinical medicine:

  • Become certified in Adult CPR and AED (defibrillator).
  • Physical Therapy Lab: Have your balance and posture assessed and learn new ways to make lasting improvements. Taught by the Washington University Physical Therapy faculty and students, which is one of the top PT schools in the country.
  • Learn microsurgery! Try suturing under the microscope with sutures so small it is hard to see with the naked eye. Taught by fellows in Vascular Surgery.
  • Practice the fundamentals of physical examination. Learn how to use otoscopes and stethoscopes. This lab also includes an opportunity to handle anatomy organs, view X-rays and listen to abnormal heart and lung sounds.

Enrollment limit: 110
Cost: $185.00 per person


Spring 2019: March 28 – May 9

Thursday evenings, 7-9pm (8 sessions)  

March 28

Advances in Urology from BPH to Erectile Dysfunction
Arnold D. Bullock, MD
Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Distinguished
Professor of Surgery
Division of Urologic Surgery
New Treatments for Melanoma, with
  patient presentation
Leonel F. Hernandez Aya, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Medical Oncology
April 4

Myths and Realities of Psychiatry
  Depression – Diagnosis and Treatment
Charles F. Zorumski, MD
Samuel B. Guze Professor of Psychiatry
Head, Department of Psychiatry

Psychiatric Drugs
Eugene H. Rubin, MD, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry
Vice Chairman for Education
Department ofPsychiatry
Panel Discussion

April 11

Flaps R Us: Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
Keith E. Brandt, MD
William G. Hamm Professor of Surgery
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Executive Director, American Board of Plastic Surgery
Microsurgery Lab

April 18

Physical Therapy:
  Optimizing Movement Through the Ages   
Suzanne M. Cornbleet, PT, DPT, MA
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
PT Lab: Screening For and Improving
  Common Posture and Movement Faults
Taught by Physical Therapy faculty and
  doctoral students

April 25

Human Hardware: 
  Hip & Knee Replacement
Ryan M. Nunley, MD
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Division of Joint Preservation and Replacement
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome:  Diagnosis and
  Treatment Options
Robert W. Thompson, MD
Professor of Surgery (Vascular), Radiology, Cell
  Biology and Physiology
Director, Center for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
May 1 & 2 (6:30-9:30pm)
(Wednesday and Thursday)

CPR and AED Certification
Physical Examination and Anatomy Lab
Cynthia A. Wichelman, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Course Director, Mini-Medical School

Taught in conjunction with Washington University School of Medicine medical students and Department of Medicine faculty and residents.
 Note: These sessions meet from 6:30-9:30pm  Both topics will be offered each night.  Students will complete one of the topics on Wednesday and the other on Thursday.  Plan to attend both evenings to receive your certification.
May 9

Best Practices in Sexual Health:  Update
  Contraceptive Options
David L. Eisenberg, MD
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division of Family Planning
Travel Medicine: Seven New Developments You
  Need to Know
Cynthia Wichelman, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Course Director, Mini-Medical School
Graduation and Reception