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Photos: Mini Medical School 2015

November 19, 2015

Tarin A. Schmidt-Dalton, MD (right) of the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine talks to participants of the 2015 Mini Medical School.
Tarin A. Schmidt-Dalton, MD (right) of the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine talks to participants of the 2015 Mini Medical School.
Educators at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine demonstrate a trauma situation
Educators at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine demonstrate a trauma situation on a fake patient during the 2015 Mini Medical School.
David Trinkle, MD, of the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine talks to participants of the 2015 Mini Medical School.
David Trinkle, MD, of the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine talks to participants of the 2015 Mini Medical School.

Drawing Back The Curtain: How Medical Students Learn to be Doctors was the focus of the 2015 Mini Medical School at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. The four-evening event gave the public, future doctors, and others a glimpse into what it takes to become a physician.

A student practices using a stethoscope on a practice patient.
A student practices using a stethoscope on a practice patient.
Educators at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine demonstrate a trauma situation on a fake patient
Educators at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine demonstrate a trauma situation on a fake patient during the 2015 Mini Medical School.
Amber Diaz-Keith of the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine creates a "wound" with makeup (in a process called moulage) during the 2015 mini medical school.
Amber Diaz-Keith of the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine creates a "wound" with makeup (in a process called moulage) during the 2015 mini medical school.

Participants learned about the school’s innovative problem-based curriculum, trying out some basic clinical skills and diagnostics, exploring the concept of translational research, and witnessing a clinical simulation involving a team of health care professionals.

A standardized patient discusses his illness
A standardized patient discusses his illness at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine's participants of the 2015 Mini Medical School.
Practice stethoscopes used at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine during the 2015 Mini Medical School
Practice stethoscopes used at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine during the 2015 Mini Medical School. These stethoscopes allow a user to hear programmed sounds, including defects and illnesses, in a practice patient.

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