Mini Med School Vernon is now full! To be added to the waitlist, contact

Interested participants are still welcome to register for our Mini Science Night event in Salmon Arm!


BC Children's Hospital Research Institute is coming to BC's Southern Interior! Are you a high school student with a passion for science and health research? Join BC Children's Hospital Research Institute for Mini Med School Vernon.

Friday, May 3, 2024 | 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Prestige Vernon Lodge & Conference Centre, 3914 32nd Street, Vernon, BC
Day of Schedule |  Meet the Faculty | Event Poster | Registration

Interested in participating? 

Registration for Mini Med School Vernon is now full. Students in grades 10-12 who are affiliated with a BC Southern Interior high school are welcome to participate in this free one-day program. To maximize interactions between students and the Mini Med School Faculty, space is limited. 

Mini Med School is a special event held outside the classroom and will be hosted on a school day. Students will be expected to make their own arrangements to miss a day of classes and to find transportation to and from the venue. 

Learn how you can participate in Mini Med School

Questions? Contact or review our FAQs.

Mini Med School is a BC Children's Hospital youth outreach program that takes a unique approach and has the reputation of being “anything but mini”. This popular series uses big ideas, big discoveries and big names to engage high school students, teachers and the general public in learning and discussing health research topics. Click here to learn more about this travelling program.