CU offers Mini Med School via live video feed to Delta

By Press Release

The University of Colorado School of Medicine is offering a free program called "Mini Med School" for people who would like to learn more about medicine, health and the human body. Mini Med School II is an eight-week free course that meets each Wednesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. for a one-hour lecture followed by a question-and-answer session with distinguished faculty members of the University of Colorado School of Medicine. The classes are held on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora and there will be a live video feed at Delta County Memorial Hospital, in the Mesa Lake classroom in the Grand Mesa Oncology & Education Center, 1501 E. 3rd Street.

The course schedule:

Sept. 2 -- The Art of Medicine.

Sept. 9 -- A Day in the Life of an Ob/Gyn.

Sept. 16 -- Understanding Your Sleep.

Sept. 23 -- Fall break (no lecture).

Sept. 30 -- Revealing Genetics: What's in Your Genome? And Do You Want to Know?

Oct. 7 -- Caring for Seriously Ill and Dying Patients.

Oct. 14 -- A Day in the Life of a Pediatrician.

Oct. 21 -- Hypertension: Understanding the Silent Killer.

Oct. 28 -- How Thyroid Disorders Affect Your Health and Well-Being.

The popular lecture series is a community service offered by the CU School of Medicine. Since it was founded in 1989, more than 21,000 people have taken the courses. Registration is required in order to attend and is available online at

If you have questions, contact Paula Carter at