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Mini-Medical School III

By completing both Mini-Medical Schools I and II, you will qualify to attend Mini-Medical
School III, offered each fall. In this remarkable eight-week class you will:

  • Hear from teams of medical experts and their patients in compelling presentations on several fascinating diseases.
  • Tour the new State-of-the-Art Goldfarb School of Nursing and see the remarkable Simulators in action.


Fall 2016 Session: September 29 - November 17, 2016

September 29

Sickle Cell Disease
Morey A. Blinder, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology

Multiple Sclerosis
Anne H. Cross, MD
Manny and Rosalyn Rosenthal - Dr. John Trotter
  MS Center Chair in Neuroimmunology
Professor of Neurology
Director, John L. Trotter Multiple Sclerosis Center

October 6

HIV & AIDS
David B. Clifford, MD
Melba and Forest Seay Professor of
  Clinical Neuropharmacology in Neurology
Director, AIDS Clinical Trials Unit

Newborn Medicine in the NICU
Amit Mathur, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Newborn Medicine

October 13

Inflammatory Bowel Disease:
Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis
Alexandra Gutierrez, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program

Prostate Cancer
Russell K. Pachynski, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Medical Oncology

October 20

Rheumatology:
1. Fibromyalgia
2. Rheumatoid Arthritis
Richard D. Brasington, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology
Director of Clinical Rheumatology

October 27

Neurosurgery:
1. Meningioma
2. Arteriovenous Malformation
Ralph G. Dacey, Jr., MD
Henry G. and Edith R. Schwartz Professor and
  Chairman of Neurosurgery

November 3

Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids
Michael Valente, PhD
Professor of Otolaryngology –
Head and Neck Surgery
Director of Adult Audiology

Cochlear Implants
Andrew J. Drescher, MD
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology -
  Head and Neck Surgery

November 10

Alpha-Gal Allergy:
  When a Walk in the Woods
Leads to a Meat Allergy
Jennifer M. Monroy, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Allergy and Immunology

Lung Transplantation
Bryan F. Meyers, MD, MPH
Patrick and Joy Williamson Professor of Surgery
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Chief of Thoracic Surgery

November 17

Movement Disorders:
1. Parkinson’s Disease
2. Dystonia
Joel S. Perlmutter, MD
Elliot H. Stein Family Professor of Neurology
Professor of Radiology and of Physical Therapy
Head of Movement Disorders


Graduation and Reception



Enrollment Limit: 110
Cost: $185.00 per person



Please call for questions
Ph: 314-362-6585





All eight of us are proud parents of UMKC Medical School Graduates. Our particular interest in attending Mini-Med was to experience and understand in some small way more about medicine and what our children learned in their classes. Our enjoyment has far surpassed any expectations we had. The people we met, the stories we heard, the research revealed, and especially the patients we will never forget. Thank you again.

- Bobbie and Fred R.


Mini-Med Schools I, II and III; Interests, education, curiosity. My personal physician can't fool me anymore; I’ll take him my green manual, to show I know the score. Diseases, ailments, intruders to our fate; The programs from Dr. Wichelman are definitely first-rate.

Thanks for your efforts and the enjoyable sessions.

- Norman S.


Questions?
Email: minimed@wustl.edu