Published on March 26, 2014

Stamford Hospital to Host Mini Medical School Program

Stamford Hospital will host the spring semester of its Mini Medical School on Wednesdays from April 23 – May 28, from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., at the Tully Health Center Brace Auditorium, 32 Strawberry Hill Court, Stamford.

Each of the six weekly lectures is free and open to the public. Structured to mimic the medical school experience, the program offers information focused on each topic including the anatomy, function, common disease states and available treatments. All participating physicians are board-certified and considered leaders in their fields.

“Our physicians present an exciting series of lectures and demonstrations to a diverse group of students in a language that everyone can understand,” said Henry Yoon, MD, Family Physician and director of the Mini Med School Program at Stamford Hospital. “The Mini Medical School program offers a unique learning opportunity, whether someone comes to one lecture or all six. It is an excellent way for our physicians to connect with the community and offer a dynamic introduction to the world of medicine and health.”

The schedule for Mini Medical School is as follows:

  • April 23 - Dan O’Hare, PhD, on medical ethics and advanced directives
  • April 30 - Omar Ibrahimi, MD, on dermatology
  • May 7 - Michael Parry, MD, on infectious diseases
  • May 14 - Anne Angevine, MD, on blood disorders and cancer
  • May 21 - Gary Besser, MD, on gynecology
  • May28 - Jacquelyn Brewer, MD, on conditions of the ear, nose and throat (otolaryngology)

Registration is required and seats are limited. For more information and to register go to Stamford Hospital’s Calendar of Events & Classes, or call 877.233.WELL (9355).

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