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Mini Medical School

Become a better informed health consumer!

Are you hoping to better understand your doctor? Learn why certain lifestyle choices are harmful or helpful? Find out how and why your body works the way it does.

There is no registration and admission is FREE!! 

All sessions will take place at 5850 College Street, Tupper Link Building in Theatre B, except for the session on the evening of Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 which will take place at the Potter Auditorium.  See details below.  

2016 Dalhousie Mini Medical School Program

October 13th, 2016  from 7:00 - 8:15pm

"Hepatitis" by Dr. Lisa Barrett  

Second Presentation: 8:15 - 9:30pm

"Viral Illnesses" by Dr. Todd Hatchette


October 20th, 2016 from 7:00 - 8:15pm

"EtOH - How Much is Good? by Dr. Kevork Peltekian

Second Presentation: 8:15 - 9:30pm

"Melanoma" by Dr. Peter Green


October 27th, 2016 from 7:00 - 8:15pm

"Wellness in Aging - 80 is the new 60" by Dr. Graeme Bethune

Second Presentation: 8:15 - 9:30pm

"Endoscopy: A Cruise Through the Alimentary Canal" by
Dr. Mohsin Rashid


November 3rd, 2016 from 6:30 - 8:30pm

"Everything You Need to Know about Palliative Care in 2016" by
Dr. David Dupere, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (Division of Palliative Care)

Please note that for this night only (November 3), Mini Medical School will take place at: The Potter Auditorium, Kenneth C. Rowe Management Building, 6100 University Avenue, Halifax


November 10, 2016 from 7:00 - 8:15pm

"Pancreatic Cancer"  by Dr. Geoffrey Williams

 Second Presentation: 8:15 - 9:30pm

"Headache"  by Dr. Laine Green


November 17, 2016 from 7:00 - 8:15pm

"Blood Disorders" by Dr. Darrell White

Second Presentation: 8:15pm - 9:30pm

"Choosing Wisely in Canada" by Dr. Constance LeBlanc