Our mission:  

To provide innovative programs, hands on experiences and counseling to students and parents about the fields of medicine and surgery.   

Mini Medical School for College PreMeds

This program provides college premeds an overview of medical school. The program is 2- 4 hours long and is tailored to the needs of the sponsoring group. Dr. Rubin offers lectures on a numerous subjects for premeds ranging from interview skills to the MCAT.

Programs have been held at the following schools:

Benedictine University, Lisle IL

University of Illinois - Chicago, IL

University of Illinois - Champaign, IL

Washington University at St. Louis

Loyola University Chicago

is an attending pediatrician at Naperville Pediatric Associates since 1988.  He received his B.A. in Biology from New York University, his Ph.D. and M.D. from the University of Chicago where he also completed his pediatric residency.  Dr. Rubin is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.  He is on the active staff at Edward Hospital, Naperville IL.  Dr. Rubin started his Mini Medical School with his son, Zachary E. Rubin, M.D. , back in 2004.

To help further your interest in medicine, Dr. Rubin has compiled the following

lists of combined programs for your reference.  In addition he offers some advice.

Mini Medical School for High School Students

A 20 hour competitive program for junior, senior and advanced sophomore students This program is designed for students who are serious about pursuing a career in medicine. During the program students get a very fast paced overview of the basic science courses and clinical rotations of a typical medical school complemented with a series clinical and procedural skills that second and third year med student typically experience.

Applications for the class of 2019 will be posted here in August 2018.

Members of the class of 2018 should access our virtual blackboard using this link.

Ira S. Rubin, M.D., Ph.D. B.S./B.A-D.O. Programs B.S./B.A-D.P.M. Programs B.S./B.A-D.D.S. Programs Advice B.S./B.A-M.D. Programs

NCTV visited us on July 23rd Summer Mini Medical School Experience Program.

NC TV Report

After graduating from Naperville Central High School, Zachary continued his medical studies as a Pre - Professional Medical Scholar at Case Western Reserve University. After completing his 8 year B.A.-M.D. program, he started his pediatric residency at the University of Illinois Children’s Hospital.  Zachary is now in his senior year and is looking forward to an Allergy/ Immunology fellowship where he will continue his love of medicine and teaching.

Zachary, E. Rubin, M.D.

Summer Mini Medical School Experience

The Summer Mini Medical School Experience Program is being offered a 3rd time this summer on August 5th, 2018.  If you are interested in taking the program, apply here;

The program is 8 intense hours long starting at 9:30 AM and ends at 5:30 PM.  Students will be released by 5:45 PM from the Cancer Center circular drive, just west of the ER entrance.

Mini Podiatric Medical School

The field of Podiatry is not well known among pre-health professional students. To raise awareness of the field and to encourage students to consider a career in podiatry, Dr. Rubin ran a Mini Podiatric Medical School at Barry University’s School of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery.  Dr. Rubin’s oldest son Jason graduated from this school in 2012. This program is 4 hours long and includes 10 hands on experiences ranging from taking vital signs to casing fractured ankles. Our last program was held November 12, 2017 at AMITA Bolingbrook Medical Center, Bolingbrook IL.

Class Blackboard Interested? Apply for Summer 2018