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Leadership statements and anti-racism and equity resources for Mayo Clinic learners

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Neurosurgery honors graduates virtually
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Neurosurgery honors graduates virtually

July 23, 2020

Celebrating graduates during a pandemic presents challenges. The Neurosurgery Residency found a way to honor the accomplishment with ample celebration but minimal contact.

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Mayo medical students keep momentum going for COVID-19 volunteer efforts
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Mayo medical students keep momentum going for COVID-19 volunteer efforts

June 2, 2020

Answering a need for help as COVID-19 began to spread in the U.S. earlier in the year, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine students in Arizona and Minnesota began volunteering to conduct digital health surveys, provide dependent care, answer phones, organize blood donations, and pitch in wherever extra hands were needed.

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Medical students step up to fill in gaps during COVID-19 response
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Medical students step up to fill in gaps during COVID-19 response

April 20, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to spread across the U.S., students at Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine are stepping up to volunteer their skills and talent wherever they may be needed.

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Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development provides new resources
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Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development provides new resources

April 17, 2020

Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development is expanding its digital resources for health care professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine again among top 10 in national rankings
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Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine again among top 10 in national rankings

March 26, 2020

Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine tied for No. 6 in the 2021 Best Medical Schools rankings from U.S. News & World Report.

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Federal funding for diversity training program renewed
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Federal funding for diversity training program renewed

March 19, 2020

Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences announced this month that the competitive grant renewal proposal for its Post-baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) will receive five years of funding through the National Institute of Health (NIH)

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"I have a vision of working at a global scale"
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"I have a vision of working at a global scale"

March 12, 2020

Essa Mohamed, Ph.D., plays a dual role as scientist and advocate trying to uncover and overcome the factors behind the disparity in liver disease in the United States and elsewhere.

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Graduate student spreads happiness to future classmates
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Graduate student spreads happiness to future classmates

March 3, 2020

Emma Goddery now participates in the interview process for Ph.D. candidates. She has come full circle, becoming one of the students who made such an impact on her three years ago.

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Susan Wilansky, M.D., honored for a lifetime of lifting up others
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Susan Wilansky, M.D., honored for a lifetime of lifting up others

February 14, 2020

Susan Wilansky, M.D., senior associate dean at Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education on the Arizona campus, was recently honored by the Arizona Chapter of Women in Cardiology (WIC) with its Lifetime Achievement Award. She’s the first to be given the award in the seven-year history of the chapter.

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Mayo's Dr. Q would love to see you give something back
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Mayo's Dr. Q would love to see you give something back

February 10, 2020

A world-famous brain surgeon has a simple message to physicians who are in the early stages of their career: Consider sharing your skills in medical missions, but don’t be intimidated by the idea.

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Mayo medical student jump-starts curriculum to identify human trafficking
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Mayo medical student jump-starts curriculum to identify human trafficking

January 28, 2020

Working with the medical school faculty, Jennifer Talbott, a third-year medical student at Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, helped develop coursework to train fellow students to identify and provide resources to potential victims of human trafficking.

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Breaking barriers for LGBTI students across Mayo Clinic
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Breaking barriers for LGBTI students across Mayo Clinic

January 10, 2020

Mayo Clinic students are leading the charge to break barriers for other LGBTI students, and to make sure they feel accepted and included while pursuing their studies at Mayo Clinic.

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Trio of medical students use selective week to make trek to Europe’s tallest summit
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Trio of medical students use selective week to make trek to Europe’s tallest summit

December 12, 2019

Three medical students who attend Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine took advantage of the school's selective curriculum to make their journey to Mount Elbrus possible.

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Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science honors 7 Distinguished Educators
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Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science honors 7 Distinguished Educators

December 9, 2019

Seven faculty members have been selected to receive the 2019 Distinguished Educator Award from Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science.

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Video games for doctors (and fellows and residents)
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Video games for doctors (and fellows and residents)

December 1, 2019

On the list of ways medical professionals can learn the art of surgery, video games and virtual reality may not immediately come to mind. But Mayo Clinic is using them.

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Associate deans named for MCGSBS in Arizona and Florida
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Associate deans named for MCGSBS in Arizona and Florida

November 25, 2019

John Fryer, Ph.D., and Evette Radisky, Ph.D., have been named to the new associate dean positions for Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (MCGSBS) in Arizona and Florida respectively.

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MCGSBS names teachers of the year
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MCGSBS names teachers of the year

November 16, 2019

Dr. Lewis Roberts and Dr. Martin Fernandez-Zapico were recognized as 2019 Clinical and Translational Science Teachers of the Year.

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The annual Education and Technology Forum helps both learners and educators
3-campus forum focuses on role of technology in education of health care professionals

An annual event that helps both learners and educators

  The Liaison Committee on Medical Education has reaccredited the Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine through 2027.
The Liaison Committee on Medical Education's approval is extended through 2027

Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine is reaccredited

Pharmacogenomics lab work
It's a collaboration of Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine and the Department of Pharmacy

Mayo launches first pharmacogenomics certificate course

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