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Peek into world of medicine at Mini-Med School

Ever wish you understood more about medicine and your own health? If your answer is yes, then the University of South Carolina School of Medicine’s annual Mini-Med School is the place for you.

Best of all, you won’t have any tests, but you WILL leave with a better understanding of genetics in everyday medicine, the future of personalized medicine, the aging eye, aging and sleep, and how the school educates physicians.

The lecture series is scheduled for every Tuesday in October. Times and dates are 6:30- 8 p.m. Oct. 4, Oct. 11, Oct. 18 and Oct. 25 at in the USC School of Medicine M-11 Classroom, Building 3, on the VA Campus on Garners Ferry Road.

Participants will hear presentations medical school physicians and professors, take part in an open forum and have chance to ask questions.

“Mini-Med School is a wonderful way for our medical school to reach out to the community through sessions that will increase individuals’ understanding of medicine and medical education,” said Dr. Richard A. Hoppmann, dean of the USC School of Medicine. “It demystifies the practice of medicine and encourages people to invest in their own health.”

The registration fee is $25 and will cover the cost of all four sessions, including class materials, refreshments for each session and a diploma.

Due to a maximum enrollment of 125 individuals, those interested are encouraged to register soon. The deadline to register for Mini-Med School 2011 is Sept. 30. For registration or more information, visit or call (803) 216-3300.

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Posted: 09/11/11 @ 2:00 PM | Updated: 09/27/11 @ 12:10 PM | Permalink



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