We want to give as many communities as possible the opportunity to hear about exciting medical discoveries, interact with award-winning scientists and explore a variety of careers in science and health research. 

Where to next? In 2019, watch for Mini Med School in the BC Interior. Check back for the location and dates in January.

2018 Mini Med School - Fort St. John

At Mini Med School, you’ll learn about the latest in biomedical and clinical research. Each year the curriculum is designed to include several talks by clinicians and scientists on leading-edge health research. The 2018 curriculum featured: 

  • Translating the Language of DNA - Dr. Anna Lehman
  • Clinical Genomics: Diagnosing Rare Genetic Diseases - Phillip Richmond
  • Cytomegalovirus: The Phantom Menace - Dr. Soren Gantt
  • Injury Jeopardy: Answers & Questions to be Safe - Dr. Ian Pike

Special guests speakers included: Dr. Wyeth Wasserman, Executive Director & Investigator, BC Children's Hospital Research Institute; and Jenny Morgan, Director, Indigenous Health, BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre; Pat Jansen, District Principle, Aboriginal Education Centre.