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Celebrate Mayo Clinic students and employees for National Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrate Mayo Clinic students and employees for National Hispanic Heritage Month

Mayo Clinic Office for Education Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, recognizing the rich history, culture, and achievements of Hispanic and Latinx communities in our nation. Now through October 15, OEDEI will feature Latinx/Hispanic faculty and students, and will share educational material about Hispanic Heritage Month on social media.

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Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine student shares story; aspires to make medical education more accessible
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Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine student shares story; aspires to make medical education more accessible

October 27, 2021

Growing up in the Dominican Republic, third year medical student Johanny Lopez Dominguez remembers her grandfather's health struggle. He lived in a remote part of the country, and it was challenging to get the care he needed for his diabetes and cardiovascular disease. A spot of hope was a physician who periodically traveled several miles to care for her grandfather. That's how she became inspired to become a physician.

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Neurologic surgery resident shares his challenges pursing medicine as a dreamer
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Neurologic surgery resident shares his challenges pursing medicine as a dreamer

October 20, 2021

Seung Lee, M.D., was in high school when he learned that he was an undocumented citizen. When it seemed like he wouldn't be able to realize his dream of becoming a neurosurgeon because of his undocumented status, the government's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program opened a door for him. Today, Dr. Lee is a resident in Neurologic Surgery at Mayo Clinic in Florida, and a recipient of the American Epilepsy Society's 2021 Young Investigator Award.

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Two Mayo Clinic faculty hold top editorial roles for newcomer journal, Anatomy Sciences Education
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Two Mayo Clinic faculty hold top editorial roles for newcomer journal, Anatomy Sciences Education

October 6, 2021

Anatomical Sciences Education is a relative newcomer in the field of medical education journals, but it's gaining influence as a must-read for anatomy faculty and students. With two Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science faculty members in top editorial roles, the journal is rooted in Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science Department of Clinical Anatomy.

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Mayo Clinic graduate students tackle research on obesity and fatty liver disease
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Mayo Clinic graduate students tackle research on obesity and fatty liver disease

September 16, 2021

Destiny Schultz earned her undergraduate degree in biochemistry at the University of Minnesota. Scott Johnson earned his in biology and chemistry at Concordia University in Nebraska. Now, as students in Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences both are benefiting from a training grant that directly links research to patient care.

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Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences celebrates students at 2021 commencement
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Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences celebrates students at 2021 commencement

September 13, 2021

On Saturday, Sept. 11, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences held its first independent commencement in honor of 2020 and 2021 graduates. Until this year, its Ph.D. students shared a commencement with M.D. graduates from Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine. This year's event was held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Recent Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences alumni led to public service
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Recent Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences alumni led to public service

September 7, 2021

As students prepare to graduate from Mayo Clinic School of Biomedical Sciences on Saturday, Sept., 11, 2021, we share the experiences of recent graduates as they reflect on the impact that medical research has on society and how their training led them to public service.

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Two Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science faculty recognized by the Association of American Medical Colleges
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Two Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science faculty recognized by the Association of American Medical Colleges

September 3, 2021

Mayo Clinic physicians and faculty Judith Kaur, M.D. and Thomas Viggiano M.D., M.Ed., have been recognized by the Association of American Medical Colleges with 2021 AAMC awards. The annual awards honor individuals and institutions making significant contributions to medical education, research, clinical care, and community engagement.

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Speakers announced for Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences commencement on Sept. 11, 2021
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Speakers announced for Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences commencement on Sept. 11, 2021

August 31, 2021

Anthony Fauci, M.D., and Franklyn Prendergast, M.D., Ph.D., are to be keynote speakers at the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences commencement, which will be held virtually on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021.

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Mentorship in action: Shannon Coombs
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Mentorship in action: Shannon Coombs

August 16, 2021

After arriving at Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine in Arizona, Shannon Coombs wondered if she belonged. She found a connection with Alyx Porter, M.D., Neurology, who shared similar experiences and made time to mentor Coombs.

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Former firefighter turned medical student keeps focus on family, career
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Former firefighter turned medical student keeps focus on family, career

August 9, 2021

The term "fourth-year medical student" feels like a misnomer for Nicolas Rubel, who finished his final year at the Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine in Florida. The reason? The former firefighter and paramedic has two other roles that he says are even more important than medicine. Nick is a husband and father of two. He recognizes that he's considered a nontraditional student, and the 36-year-old has ambitious goals for his career, but it can't come at the expense of his family.

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Catching up with Allisa Song and Nanodropper
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Catching up with Allisa Song and Nanodropper

July 30, 2021

Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine student Allisa Song is not just any 4th year medical student. She is also the inventor, CEO, and co-founder of the medical device start-up, Nanodropper.

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Mayo Clinic M.D.-Ph.D. Program graduate charts a career path blending science with patient care
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Mayo Clinic M.D.-Ph.D. Program graduate charts a career path blending science with patient care

July 20, 2021

It was a day 10 years in the making for Jacqueline Zayas. On a Sunday afternoon in late May, surrounded by classmates and a contingent of her loved ones, Dr. Zayas officially earned her medical degree as part of Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine’s class of 2021.

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Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine student uses 3D printing to advance global medical education
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Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine student uses 3D printing to advance global medical education

June 14, 2021

3D printing, 4-H values, and 21st century technology are coming together to forge a new collaboration between Mayo Clinic and surgery residents in Vietnam.

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Meet my research: Lindy Pence
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Meet my research: Lindy Pence

May 19, 2021

The 'Meet My Research' series aims to showcase the research our students are involved with and the labs where they work. Join us as we go into the lab, introduce you to some of our learners, and interview them about what they're up to with their research and experience at Mayo Clinic!

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This series showcases students in Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, their research, and the labs where they work.

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The medical school ranked No. 11 in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools

Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine again ranks among top medical schools

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