Mini Med School: BC

This one-day event, held in partnership with the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA), gives high school students and the community in and around Northern BC the opportunity to engage with world-class researchers and clinicians.

The next Mini Med School: BC will be held in Spring 2018. Details on the location, topic and registration will be available online in early January. 

In May 2017, BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute, in partnership with the First Nations Health Authority, presented the first ever Mini Med School in Terrace, BC.

Lead by Dean Dr. Nadine Caron, the diverse curriculum highlighted leading-edge medical research and explored a variety of careers in health sciences. Speakers included: Dr. Bruce VerchereDr. Tim OberlanderDr. Jehannine Austin and Allison Ezzat. 

What participants had to say - 
  • “I enjoyed hearing people’s stories of how they got to where they are today.”
  • “I liked the presentation style, it was easy to follow and very interesting. All the speakers seemed passionate about their line of work and very friendly.”
  • “Each of the presenters were awesome! I learned a lot and it was fun and engaging!”


Mini Med School : BC is presented in partnership with the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA). Mini Med School partners include BC Children's Hospital,  BC Children's Hospital FoundationUniversity of British ColumbiaBC Women's Hospital & Health Centre and the Provincial Health Services Authority.