Mini Med School

UCLA Health is proud to present Mini Med School, a series of lectures for the general public.

Please check back for videos from Mini Med School.

May 6 - Ophthalmology
Gavin Bahadur, MD
Clinical Instructor
Department of Ophthalmology

May 13 - The Brain
Isaac Yang, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurosurgery

May 20 - Otolaryngology
Maie A. St. John, MD, PhD
Associate Professor-in-Residence
Department of Head and Neck Surgery

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Tamkin Auditorium

757 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095

The series, featuring distinguished professors from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, covers the basics of medical science and advances in the biomedical and clinical sciences.

The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA is a leader in patient care, medical research, and teaching and our faculty train the healthcare leaders of tomorrow. Mini Med School is taught by the same professors who teach UCLA medical students.

The course offers students an introduction into basic science as it relates to medicine, disease, health, and aging. Although you will not receive a medical degree or be able to practice medicine, you will get a better understanding of the human brain and body.

Mini Med School 2014 Fall Lecture Video

October 6 - Diabetes and Metabolism 101
Yaroslav Gofnung, MD

October 13 - Updates in Heart Disease
Ravi H. Dave, MD

October 20 - Cancer 101
Melissa Cohen, MD


Mini Med School 2014 Spring Lecture Video

May 5, 2014 - Integrative East -West Medicine
Edward Hui, MD

May 12, 2014 - Stem Cells
Gay Crooks, MBBS

May 19, 2013 - Mood Disorders
Michael Gitlin, MD

Mini Med School 2013 Lecture Videos

May 6, 2013 - Alternatives to Surgery
Eric Esrailian, MD, MPH

May 13, 2013 - Anesthesia 101
Anahat Dhillon, MD

May 20, 2013 - Advances in Surgery
Erik P. Dutson, MD, FACS

Mini Med School 2011 Lecture Videos

Oct 13, 2011 - Heart to Heart
Mario Deng, MD

Oct 20, 2011 - Imaging Technology: The Inside Story
Benjamin Ellingson, PhD, MS

Oct 27, 2011 - Cancer 101
Olga Olevsky, MD

Mini Med School 2010 Lecture Videos

May 6, 2010 - Stay in the Game: Advances in Sports Medicine
for Ageless Athletes"
Robert Pedowitz, MD

May 13, 2010 - The Future of Surgery
Neil Martin, M.D., FAANS

May 20, 2010 -The Aging Mind: A Primer on Alzheimer's Disease
Joshua Grill, PhD