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Continuing Ed.
How many ways can you say “wow”?
John Donoghue, director of the Brown Institute for Brain Science.

On Saturday, March 31, as second-years studied for Boards, 70 parents, alumni, and friends of the Medical School filled the seats of the seminar rooms at 222 Richmond Street. They were attending Alpert’s first-ever Mini Med School, an all-day event that began with tours of the new Medical School building and an overview of the curriculum by Associate Dean for Medical Education Phil Gruppuso. Participants spent the rest of the day in “class”—four one-hour interactive learning sessions taught by top faculty on subjects ranging from human anatomy to pediatric bipolar disorder, from artificial ovaries to orthopedic treatment of joint diseases, from fistula repair in sub-Saharan Africa to the state of health care in America.


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