Mini Medical School - Fall 2019

RWJ Hamilton physicians teach this eight-week course. Each student will receive a diploma at completion. Fee: $100 (includes textbook). FREE to high school students.

Week 1 – Tue., September 10
  • Opening Address and Welcome F. Javier Villota, MD, medical director, occupational medicine, corporate health and medicine, Medical Director of Mini Medical School
  • Digestive System Diseases – G.E.RD., Ulcers, Stomach Cancer, etc. Herve Boucard, MD, board certified in internal medicine, gastroenterology and hepatology and fellowship trained in gastroenterology and hepatology.

Week 2 – Tue., September 17

  • Diseases of the Liver - Shivaprasad Marulendra, MD, board certified in internal medicine and fellowship trained in gastroenterology

Week 3 – Tue., September 24

  • Understanding the Cardiovascular System  - Justin M. Fox, MD, FACC, board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular diseases, interventional cardiology and nuclear cardiology

Week 4 – Tue., October 1

  • The Shoulder – Diagnosis and Treatment  - Joshua S. Hornstein, MD, Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic

Week 5 – Tue., October 15

  • Male Urological/Reproductive System - Jarad Fingerman, DO, board certified in urology

Week 6 – Tue., October 22

  • Peripheral Artery Disease and Wound Care  - Reza A. Shah, DO, FAPWCA, board certified general surgeon, fellowship trained in vascular surgery

Week 7 – Tue., October 29

  • Cancer: Get the Facts  - Maqsood Amjad, MD, Diplomat in internal medicine, hematology and medical oncology

Week 8 – Tue., November 5

  • Travel Medicine - F. Javier Villota, MD, medical director, occupational medicine, corporate health and medicine