Winter 2021 Courses Announced!
Environmental Justice and Human Health,
“Out of this World Healthcare,” and
Family Health

In alignment with the California Department of Public Health for Higher Education, UCSF is taking guidance from our local department of public health for social distancing and other actions to mitigate the risk of transmission of the coronavirus. For the latest information and guidance on COVID-19, go to UCSF’s coronavirus website,, which is updated regularly.

virtual course logoWinter 2021 Virtual Courses

All Courses will take place from 6:00 - 7:30 pm (PT)
Virtual Format (Online)

Interactive Webinar: Due to the fluidity of the current situation and extensions of stay-at-home orders, the UCSF Osher Mini Medical School for the Public fall quarter will be live streamed. Opportunities will be available to interact with the speakers on each evening. 

Environmental Justice and Human Health: Creating Systemic Solutions
Tuesday evenings, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, April 6


“Out of this World Healthcare”: Space Medicine and Its Influence on Earth
Wednesday evenings, March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7


Family Health: Practices for Wellbeing during the Pandemic
Thursday evenings, March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1, 8


We will be using Zoom, which is accessible on a laptop, desktop or mobile device (smartphone, tablet). We recommend downloading the Zoom app in advance of the first session for the most efficient connection.

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The UCSF Osher Mini Medical School for the Public is designed to provide members of the community the opportunity to see and hear what goes on every day in UCSF’s classrooms and research labs with lectures from the same faculty who are on the front lines, teaching students in the health professions. UCSF Osher Mini Medical School addresses the accelerating public interest in the scientific knowledge behind the health headlines, the role of the consumer in health care decision making, and each citizen’s role in participating in the shaping of health policy.

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Registration Fees

1 Course: $60
2 Courses: $100
3 Courses: $140

Single Session: $12


FREE (valid student ID required)