2014-15 Mini Medical School Upcoming Programs

Mini Medical School is for everyone—you don't need a science or medical background to participate. So whether you're a student, teacher, caregiver, retiree, or simply someone with an interest in research and medicine, Mini Medical School is for you!

Program planning is in progress. Check back to see if we'll be in a community near you or contact usto consider a partnership to host a program in your area.

October 23, 2014 - Mini Medical School- Iowa City REGISTER NOW

Genetics - "Bring Back the Wooly Mammoth" featuring guest speaker Henrik Poinar.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - Iowa City (6:30 - 8 p.m.)

 

Time:  5:30-6:30 p.m. Doors open for check-in and light meal

          6:30-8 p.m. - Educational Program

Where: UI Carver College of Medicine
          Medical Education and Research Facility
           375 Newton Rd.
           Iowa City, IA 52242

Tuition: Free of charge

Register online or call 877-MED-IOWA.

 

November 15, 2014 -  Jr. Mini Medical School- Iowa City

Girls Go STEM!  (for girls in 6-8th grade)

Girls in 6-8th grade will get the chance work alongside current UI medical and biosciences students, doctors and health care providers to explore science, technology, engineering and math in hands-on activities. A parent/guardian is required to attend with the girls to explore more about STEM as this is not a drop-off program. This is a partnership program with the Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois.

Saturday, November 15, 2014 - Iowa City (9 a.M.- 11:30 A.m.)

 

Time:  8- 9 a.m. Check-in and continental breakfast

          9 - 11:30 a.m. - Educational Program

Where: UI Carver College of Medicine
          Medical Education and Research Facility
           375 Newton Rd.
           Iowa City, IA 52242

Tuition: Free of charge

To Pre-Register: Send us an emailwith your name and phone number and the program in which you'd like to pre-register.

March 9, 2015 - Mini Medical School- Sioux City

Discoveries in Modern Medicine - Hypertension and Pre-Eclampsia

Monday, March 9, 2015 - Sioux City (6:30 - 8 p.m.)

 

Time:  5:30-6:30 p.m. Doors open for check-in and light meal

          6:30-8 p.m. - Educational Program

Where: Specific site to be determined

            Sioux City, IA

Tuition: Free of charge

To Pre-Register: Send us an emailwith your name and phone number and the program in which you'd like to pre-register.

March 10, 2015 - Mini Medical School -Spencer

Discoveries in Modern Medicine: Hypertension and Pre-Eclampsia

TUESday, March 10, 2015 - Spencer (6:30 - 8 p.m.)

 

Time:  5:30-6:30 p.m. Doors open for check-in and light meal

          6:30-8 p.m. - Educational Program

Where: Specific site to be determined

            Spencer, IA

Tuition: Free of charge

To Pre-Register: Send us an emailwith your name and phone number and the program in which you'd like to pre-register.

April 2015 3-week series - Mini Medical School- Iowa City

Topic to be determined

Planning is in progress for the 2015 Mini Medical school series

Tuesdays, april 7, 14, & 21, 2015 - Iowa City (6:30 - 8:30 p.m.)

 

Time:  5:15-6:30 p.m. Doors open for check-in and light meal

          6:30-8:30 p.m. - Educational Program

Where: UI Carver College of Medicine
          Medical Education and Research Facility
           375 Newton Rd.
           Iowa City, IA 52242

Tuition: $20/person (covers all 3 weeks)

To Pre-Register: Send us an emailwith your name and phone number and the program in which you'd like to pre-register.

 

Iowa City: Important information to know before you go

Parking

Parking is available across the street in the Newton Road Parking Ramp. Upon entering the ramp, you will receive a time-stamped ticket. We will provide you a parking voucher when you check-in that you will present with your time-stamped ticket to the cashier when exiting the ramp. 

Do not park in the meters across the street from the Medical Education and Research Facility (MERF) as those meters do not allow you to park for several hours and you will be ticketed. We can't reimburse you or pay for any tickets that you may receive while parking at the meters.

A map to the Medical Education and Research Facility (MERF) and Newton Road Parking Ramp can be found here. Click here for printable directions to MERF


Other Info

Additional UI Health Care community education programs will be held in the Iowa City and surrounding areas.
Community seminars present the latest and best information on health topics that matter to you and your family.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires and accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the UI Health Care Marketing and Communications Division of External Relations in advance at 877-MED-IOWA.

View Upcoming Community Seminars and STEM Education Programs