Mini Medical Schools


       Honoring Ronnie Miller                                        Project Founder:  Dr. Mimi Choon-Quinones


    Program Director: Sheri Midkiff          Project Leader:  Gina Nicoletti

Relaunching Mini Medical Schools 2.0 Dedicating and Honoring Ronnie Miller

                           Ronnie Miller – PFP Acceptance Speech


  • Problem Statement 
    • Inequality in medical education is an undeniable truth, and its impact has far reaching consequences which extend beyond medical school. Today, the rallying cry for the evolution of medical education is loud and clear.
  • Aim 
    • Address the lack of inclusion in medical school.
  • Objective 
    • Address implicit bias in medical curricula, including the addition of BIPOC in case studies.
  • Solution 
    • Provide competence programs in medical training to every person across the globe.
    •  Sign Up Today for a Free PFP MMS BlueCloud Personal Wallet to track and manage your professional, experience, education and training documents.  


PFP’s Mini Medical School (MMS) is an innovative diversity and inclusion initiative to address many health issues we face as a society and to support the path to medicine, leaving no one behind.

MMS serves 193 United Nation Countries in ~200 languages and the technology is powered by BlueCloud, a Public Benefit Corporation (PBC), using a virtual online learning and training GDPR compliant platform to:

  • Provide Physicians (MDs) with Continuing Medical Education credits and certifications consisting of educational activities which serve to maintain, develop, or increase the knowledge, skills, and professional performance and relationships that a Physician uses to provide services for patients, the public, or the profession.
  • Offer Medical Students (iMDs) supplemental medical training in anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pharmacology, pathology, and provide certification on Initial Diagnostic Assessment, Diagnostic Testing, Referral, Consultation and Treatment & Follow-Up Training.
  • Educate 5th-12th grade aspiring STEM and aspiring Medical Doctors (aMDs) to stimulate curiosity about the human body, gaining additional knowledge in the basic sciences to experiencing clinical rotations, spending time investigating healthcare as a profession, design and work on a research project, shadow a variety of physicians, and learn more about careers in medicine, pharmacy, and dentistry.  
  • MMS consists of 6 Tracks:

    • Virtual Mini Medical School (log on at any time 24/7)
    • Medical Summer Clinics (yearly)
    • Hospital Preceptorships (semi-annually)
    • Scientific Internships (ongoing)
    • Research Mentoring (ongoing)
    • Winter Medical Training Retreats (yearly)

    Program Cost: FREE

 Our Mini Medical Schools are Open to Everyone!


MMS Student Testimonials


PFP’s Virtual learning platform uses self-paced learning courses to enhance the knowledge and skill of patients, caregivers, patient advocates, patient-led organisations, healthcare workers, pharmacists, civil society organisations and NGOs globally. The courses we offer are:


  1. NIH Stroke Scale (NIHSSI) International – Training and Certification
  2. TELEMEDICINE Best Practices when using the NIH Stroke Scale
  3. The Columbia Suicidality Scale (C-SSRSI) – International Training
  4. Modified Rankin Scale(mRS)- Instructions and Training – Not for Certification
  5. Barthel Index (English) – Training Only – Not for Certification



  1. Basic Corona Virus and COVID-19 Course



  1. The History of Clinical Research
  2. Participant Recruitment for Beginners
  3. Advanced Participant Recruitment
  4. Clinical Research Site Study Close Out
  5. Investigator Responsibilities
  6. Regulatory Document Submission
  7. Ethics In Clinical Research
  8. Site Selection and Initiation Procedures
  9. Building a Successful Clinical Research Site
  10. The history of GCP • The purpose of GCP • The principles of GCP
  11. The purpose of the Informed Consent • The content of he Informed Consent Form • The Informed Consent Process • How to obtain informed consent in accordance with ICH GCP
  12. Requirements for Source Data and Source Documents. • The Essential Documents required for the conduct of a clinical trial. • The importance of good documentation practice.
  13. The definition of Adverse Events -AEs- and Serious Adverse Events -SAEs • Understand the reporting timelines for AEs and SAEs • Understand the Investigator Obligations in reporting AEs and SAEs
  14. The importance of good Investigational Product management • Investigator Responsibilities for Investigational Product management
  15. The roles and responsibilities of the IRB-IEC • The required composition and function of the IRB-IEC as per ICHGCP The Investigators role in communication with the IRB-IEC