2021 Mini-Medical School
Designed for individuals who want to gain a deeper understanding of the world of medicine, Mini-Medical School is a free, six-week series of lectures for adults of all ages and high school students co-sponsored with the Delaware Academy of Medicine / Delaware Public Health Association.
Attendees learn about important trends in diagnosing and treating illness and general health topics. Faculty will provide in-depth lectures and allow time for questions to enhance the experience. There are no tests or grades. No previous medical training is required. Participants who attend all six sessions will receive a Certificate of Achievement.
The six-week Thursday classes begin on April 15 and run through May 20, 7‑8:30 p.m. The classes will be held virtually via Zoom.
Thursday, April 15, 7 ‑ 8:30 p.m.
Center for Hope and Healing: The intersection of behavioral health, social determinants of health, and physical health.
Diane Bohner, M.D., FACP, Medical Director, Patient and Family Centered Care and Resource Management, ChristianaCare
Thursday, April 22, 7 ‑ 8:30 p.m.
Timothy Bowers, MS, CIC, FAPIC, CPHQ, Vice President, Clinical Effectiveness ChristianaCare
Thursday, April 29, 7 ‑ 8:30 p.m.
The Importance of Prostate Screening and the Latest in Treatment Options
Mihir Shah, M.D., Urologic Surgeon, ChristianaCare
Thursday, May 6, 7 ‑ 8:30 p.m.
CRISPR and Gene Editing
Brett M. Sansbury, Ph.D., Leader of Discovery Research, Gene Editing Institute, Center for Translational Cancer Research, ChristianaCare
Thursday, May 13, 7 ‑ 8:30 p.m.
Gynecology and Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
Gretchen E.H. Makai, M.D., Director of the Division of Minimally-Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, ChristianaCare
Thursday, May 20, 7 ‑ 8:30 p.m.
Racism and Health
Marshala R. Lee, M.D., MPH, Harrington Trust Physician Scholar & Family Medicine physician, ChristianaCare