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The UCSF Osher Mini Medical School is designed to provide members of the community the opportunity to see and hear what goes on every day in UCSF’s classrooms and research labs with lectures from the same faculty who are on the front lines, teaching students in the health professions. Mini Med addresses the accelerating public interest in the scientific knowledge behind the health headlines, the role of the consumer in health care decision making, and each citizen’s role in participating in the shaping of health policy.
Learn more about UCSF Osher Mini Medical School by watching this clip.

General Public:

  • 1 Course: $75
  • 2 Courses: $130
  • 3 Courses: $185
  • Single Session*:  $15


  • $30 per series (with valid student ID at registration)
  • Single Session*: $5

UCSF Faculty and Staff*:

  • 1 Course: $60
  • 2 Courses: $100
  • 3 Courses: $140
  • Single Session*: $10

*To register, call (415) 476-5808.    Click here for registration information.

Fall 2014 – Osher Center’s Mini Medical School for the Public – Save the Date!

Starting in October, 2014, UCSF’s Osher Center presents another series of engaging lectures for the general public!  The six-week Mini Medical School series will be held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 7pm-8:30pm at UCSF’s Parnassus Campus. Lectures will include presentations on the topics of eye disease, adolescents and developmental disabilities from leading scientists and physicians.

If you are interested in learning more about advances in biomedical and clinical sciences, Mini Med is for you!