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!

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March 9, 2015 - Mini Medical School- Sioux City - cancelled

Discoveries in Modern Medicine - Hypertension and Pre-Eclampsia

We regret to inform you that the Mini Medical School program in Sioux City has been cancelledIf you would like to be informed about future programs in the Sioux City area, please email us at mini-med@uiowa.edu.


Please note: This same Mini Medical School program is being offered on Tuesday evening, March 10th in Spencer, if you are able and interested in attending that program. Check out more information or register here.  



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, refreshments and pre-program activities

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

Where: Spencer Community Theatre

           518 1st Ave. E

           Spencer, IA 51301

Tuition: Free of charge

Online registration is now closed however walk-ins are welcome.

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

Breakthroughs in Cardiovascular Research

Planning is in progress for the 2015 Mini Medical school series  **Please note date change**

Tuesdays, March 31, april 7, & 14, 2015 - Iowa City (6:30 - 8:30 p.m.)


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

          5:45-6:15 p.m. Pre-program sessions

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

Where: UI Carver College of Medicine
          Medical Education and Research Facility (MERF)
           375 Newton Road
           Iowa City, IA 52242

Tuition: $20/person (covers all 3 weeks) - Payment is required to secure your reservation.  Accepted methods of payment are Visa, MasterCard and Discover.

Register now for the Iowa City 3-week series


April 28, 2015 - Mini Medical School - Davenport

Personal Genetic Information: Its Power, Promise and Problems


TUESday, April 28, 2015 - Davenport (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: Adler Health Education Center

           Genesis Medical Center East

            1236 E. Rusholme St.

            Davenport, IA 52803

Tuition: Free of charge

Registration now for the Davenport program


Iowa City: Important information to know before you go


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.

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.

View Upcoming Community Seminars and STEM Education Programs


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.