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October 27, 2017 3:51 pm

NMP to Offer Mini Med School

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 @ 5:50 AM

Prince George, B.C. – Interested in how medicine works? If yes, the Northern Medical Program has just the course for you.

Starting Oct. 11, the NMP will be offering a Mini Med School curriculum to the general public. It will run for six consecutive Wednesday nights and wrap up with a graduation on Nov. 15.

Photo courtesy Northern Medical Program

Dr. Malgorzata Kaminska, NMP assistant professor and local family physician, is organizing the new school and says it will give participants the chance to learn about basic sciences, research and much more.

“If you ever wanted to get a taste of medical school, without the long hours and ten-plus years of commitment, this is your chance!”

Registration for the six-week program costs just $30. To learn more or to register, click here.

According to the NMP, the first mini med school in Canada was started at McGill University in 2003.

Since that time similar mini med schools have sprung up at Dalhousie, McMaster and UBC.


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