Mini Medical School Experiences student handout 2012.pdf

Our mission:  

To provide innovative programs, hands on experiences and counseling to students and parents about the fields of medicine and surgery.   

Mini Medical School for College PreMeds

This program provides college premeds an overview of medical school. The program is 2- 4 hours long and is tailored to the needs of the sponsoring group. In addition, Dr. Rubin offers lectures on a numerous subjects for premeds ranging from interview skills to the changes in the new 2015 MCAT.  

Programs have been held at the following schools:

Benedictine University, Lisle IL

University of Illinois - Chicago, IL

University of Illinois - Champaign, IL

Washington University at St. Louis

Loyola University Chicago

Mini Podiatric Medical School

The field of Podiatry is not well known among pre-health professional students. To raise awareness of the field and to encourage students to consider a career in podiatry, Dr. Rubin has been offering a Mini Podiatric Medical School at Barry University’s School of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery.  Dr. Rubin’s son Jason graduated from this school in May 2012. This program is 4 hours long and provides an overview of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery including 10 hands on experiences ranging from taking vital signs to casing fractured ankles.  

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is an attending pediatrician at Naperville Pediatric Associates since 1988.  He received his B.A. in Biology from New York University, his Ph.D. and M.D. from the University of Chicago where he also completed his pediatric residency.  Dr. Rubin is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.  He is on the active staff at Edward Hospital, Naperville IL.  Dr. Rubin started his Mini Medical School with his son, Zachary E. Rubin, M.D. , back in 2004.  Dr. Zach is now a resident in pediatrics.

To help further your interest in medicine, Dr. Rubin has compiled the following

lists of combined program for your reference.

Mini Medical School for High School Students

A 20 hour competitive program for junior, senior and advanced sophomore students This program is designed for students who are serious about pursuing a career in medicine.

The application deadline was Oct 30th.

We will be sending out email responses to applicants by November 30.

Ira S. Rubin, M.D., Ph.D.


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Our last Summer Mini Medical School Experience Program was on Saturday June 27 & again on Sunday June 28. Both programs were identical.  Thanks to all of our teaching assistants.  The application for our next Mini Medical School Experience will be posted here in March 2016.

Summer Mini Medical School Experience