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Welcome to Mini Medical School: Hot Topics in Medicine

Welcome to Mini Medical School: Hot Topics in Medicine

Welcome to Mini Medical School: Hot Topics in Medicine! This is the second course in our Mini Medical School Series. If you haven’t yet taken it, we highly encourage you to take our first course, Mini Medical School: Introduction to Medical Science.

We are excited to go through this medical journey with you. Dr. John Cohen MDCM, PhD Professor of Immunology & Microbiology, and Medicine will be diving into several hot topics in medicine today. Cohen has been honored for his innovative and interactive education models, which have served to demystify and communicate the medical sciences. In 2001, he was awarded the Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award, a national recognition of exceptional teachers in schools of medicine. He received the AAAS Award for Public Understanding of Science and Technology in 2010.

Kelly Higa, a student in CU’s MD/PhDD program will also be guiding you through each week, checking in to recap the most takeaways from every activity.

By the end of the course you should be able to:

  • Discuss how to make well-informed decisions about illness, wellness, and life-style choices.
  • Reflect on the information gained in this course and how it will impact your interaction with medical professionals in the future.
  • Summarize key concepts surrounding immunology, infectious disease, neuroscience, and cancer biology.
  • Identify key clinical features and management strategies of common diseases discussed in the course.

Let’s get started!

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