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Welcome Video to Mini Medical School!

Watch John Cohen explain more about what you can expect to learn and discover as you walk through this three week MiniMed course!

The Mini Medical School is a 3-week course that offers an introduction to medical science. As we discuss the science, we give as much clinical relevance as possible, because when you learn something, it is most satisfying to know why you are learning it! And we always mention how things go wrong, too. By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Explore how to talk productively with a health care provider by asking for conversations in everyday language.

  • Discuss how to make well-informed decisions about illness, wellness, and life-style choices.

  • Investigate reliable and up-to-date medical information to assist making better health decisions in the future.

  • Identify different anatomical and physiological processes and associated diseases.

  • Summarize the symptoms of diseases that impact the anatomical and physiological health of a patient.

  • Reflect on the information gained in this course and how it will impact your interaction with medical professionals in the future.

We hope you enjoy! Start with week one in which we start to explore our human anatomy and physiology!

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