Mini Medical School Experience for
Middle School Students

An introduction to heathcare careers to middle school students in grades 6, 7 and 8.

**** Due to the pandemic, we have adapted our program to provide the same content but all lectures will be online.

All hands on experiences will be done in small pods of 8 students with 2 TA's to help the students. The program will 

be 3.5 hours long at the Edward Elmhurst Plainfield Center building A on Sunday October 11.  We will have 2 seasons

with 2 rooms running each session.  If interested apply online

I am keeping the below  description of our program pre pandemic in the hope that we will return to normal soon.

                                                                                                        Dr. Rubin


This program is designed to provide middle school students in grades 6, 7 or 8th, an opportunity to learn about the fields of medicine and surgery.  The program run in one day from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM much like our Mini Medical School Summer Experience program.  The material covered is appropriate for middle school students and presented at a much slower pace.  We provide a overview of cell biology, histology, physiology, gross human anatomy, pharmacology, microbiology, intro to patients, the physical exam and then we rotate and discuss the fields of clinical medicine including Medicine, pediatrics, surgery, psychiatry, radiology, and Anesthesiology.

Students apply and are accepted on a first come first served basis.  The application will be posted online and serves for information purposes only asking for demographics and course work completed.  There  is no essay, interview, teacher recommendation or interview required.

The program fee includes a program all medical supplies needed for the experiences, snacks, drinks and a program certificate.  The program fee is $250 and should be made payable as a check or money order to Dr Rubin's Mini Medical School.

Interested? To be notified when the next application go live, click here to add your email to our listserve.

The applications for our next program will be posted here in March 2021..