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. In addition,
Dr. Rubin offers lectures on a numerous subjects for premeds ranging from interview
skills to the changes in the new MCAT.
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.
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 student complemented
with a series of hands on experiences typical of a second and third year med student.
Applications for the class of 2018 are now online.
This is an intense 8 hour non-competitive program designed for students who are just
beginning to consider a career choice or have a limited amount of free time. Students
entering high school to college juniors are permitted to attend this fast paced high
intensity program. Students receive an overview of med school then rotate through
15 experiences. Our last program was program was held July 23, 2017. The application
for next summer will be posted here in March 2018.
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.
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 had run 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 May 2012. This program is 4 hours long and provides an overview of Podiatric
Medicine and Surgery including 10 hands on experiences ranging from taking vital
signs to casing fractured ankles.