Frequently Asked Questions
Credits and CEU
- Could I participate remotely? Video recording, live stream, etc.
- Who can I contact if I have more questions?
Mini Medical School is an eight-week seminar series in which Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) faculty volunteer their time to present various topics of biomedicine during two-hour sessions. Lectures typically include four basic science and four clinical science topics. There is no homework and there are no tests, but the program is very enriching and offers participants an insight into a medical school course.
All are welcome to participate in the program!
Every year, for eight weeks, in the spring and fall. The program is always held on Tuesday evenings from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
Yes. Although some topics may be repeated every few semesters, we generally try to cover a different aspect of the subject each time it is offered.
If you are interested in medicine and medical sciences, Mini-Med School will be an interesting program for you, as it covers many applicable topics in medicine and is taught by our regular medical school faculty.
The program is open to people of all ages. Participants under the age of 18 are required to submit a minor authorization form, signed by a parent or guardian.
Registration is on a first come first serve basis. Registration typically opens up a month before the upcoming semester. You may pay with a credit card, check, or cash. All credit card payments are accepted online only. In-person cash or check payments may be made on the evening of each program date (except for Spring 2021 when the program is being held virtually). Individuals who are on our mailing list will receive notification once registration opens up for the semester. You can register here (new window).
The registration fee is for all eight weeks of the program. The fee includes the cost of parking and program materials. Coffee and refreshments are also included.
$150.00 (General Public)
$125.00 (For Georgetown University and Medical Center faculty, staff and alumni)
$175.00 (If registered after the first day of class)
Participants from the previous semester receive a discount of $10.
The continuing education units offered by Georgetown University are generic CEUs. Many regulatory bodies will accept this verification as a means of fulfilling continuing education requirements. Some professional organizations require that CEUs be obtained from specific granting bodies. It is your responsibility to determine that the CEUs from Georgetown will satisfy the requirements of your professional organization. You will receive .2 units for each session you attend, for a maximum of 1.6 units.
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