LSU Health Shreveport will open its doors to the community at Mini Med School, with sessions kicking off Aug. 1. 

During this four-week program, held at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 22, LSU Health faculty will discuss interesting health topics and offer participants hands-on activities and demonstrations that doctors and other healthcare professionals receive during their training.

Topics for the Summer 2017 session will include orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine, research and clinical trials, pediatrics, and allied health professions including physical therapy and more. 

Cost for the Mini Med School is $40 and includes a white lab coat for each participant, or $20 for past participants.

Please contact Angela Cason to register by phone or email (318) 675-8789 or Checks can be mailed to the LSU Health Sciences Foundation at 920 Pierremont Rd, Suite 506 Shreveport, LA 71106.


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5:30-7 p.m. August 1: Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine

Dr. Shane Barton, Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, will share the latest in Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.
5:30-7:30 p.m. August 8: Allied Health Professions

Mini Med participants will get hands-on training from LSU Health’s School of Allied Health Professions, which includes programs in occupational and physical therapy, physician assistant, speech language pathology and more. This session will be held at the School of Allied Health Professions building located at 1450 Claiborne Ave. on the LSU Health campus. 

5:30-7 p.m. August 15:  Pediatrics

Learn how the many subspecialties in LSU Health’s Pediatrics put the well-being of children first.

5:30-7 p.m. August 22Research & Clinical Trials

Learn more about research efforts at LSU Health Shreveport and how that work leads to clinical trials. 

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