At Mini Med School Vancouver, you’ll learn about the latest in biomedical and clinical research in a learning environment that fuses lectures with live demonstrations and hands on experience to inspire and motivate further learning. 

This program includes a 6-weeks seminar series (Wednesdays, 7:00 - 9:00 pm) held at BC Children's Hospital Research Institute. Admission is FREE but space is LIMITED. For the latest event information join our mailing list

Fast Facts

  • 20 Mini Med School series have been held at BC Children's Hospital, on topics ranging from child health, infection and immunity, the brain, diabetes, sleep, genetics, epigenetics, genetic counselling, surgery, reproduction and transplantation. You can watch seminars from the last few years online 
  • Over the past 10 years, over 2000 students and adults have had the opportunity to learn about scientific approaches and findings that impact the lives of Canadian children and families
  • Over 275 faculty members and trainees have contributed to this youth engagement initiative since the program started in 2003
  • Mini Med School is supported by BC Children’s Hospital Foundation