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Mayo Clinic learners experience life-altering surgeries during a medical mission to Honduras
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Mayo Clinic learners experience life-altering surgeries during a medical mission to Honduras

June 13, 2022

An annual medical mission to Honduras was put on hold when the COVID-19 pandemic made travel difficult. This year, the mission resumed with an expanded team bringing life-altering surgery to people who need it most. Learners at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science were also on the team.

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Campus to campus: Residents and fellows take a turn at other Mayo Clinic sites
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Campus to campus: Residents and fellows take a turn at other Mayo Clinic sites

June 2, 2022

Mayo Clinic residents and fellows frequently rotate to other campuses for specialized training. From July 2020 to June 2021, 72 Mayo Clinic medical trainees rotated to other Mayo Clinic campuses. Five recent participants talked about their experiences.

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Teachers of the year, research, and fellow award recipients
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Teachers of the year, research, and fellow award recipients

May 6, 2022

Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, along with the Mayo Clinic Alumni Association and Rochester Mayo Fellows' Association, has announced the recipients of the Teacher of the Year Awards as well as the Edward C. Kendall and Donald C. Balfour Alumni Awards for Meritorious Research, Fellows' Fellow Award, and Mayo Fellows' Association Humanitarian Award.

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Virginia Dines, M.D.: Following in her grandfather’s footsteps
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Virginia Dines, M.D.: Following in her grandfather’s footsteps

April 11, 2022

Virginia Dines, M.D., knew from an early age that she wanted to be a doctor. She heard the stories her grandfather would tell and says she knew medicine was a career where she could make a difference — the same idea that inspired her grandfather.

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Awards recognize Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education residents, fellows
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Awards recognize Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education residents, fellows

April 5, 2022

Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education has announced the recipients of the Mayo Brothers Distinguished Fellowship Award and the Barbara Bush Distinguished Fellowship Award for 2022.

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Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science celebrates National Thank a Resident Day 2022
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Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science celebrates National Thank a Resident Day 2022

February 25, 2022

In 1931, William J. Mayo reflected on his interactions with the next generation of physicians and said, “they give me of their dreams, and I give them of my experience, and I get the better of the exchange.”

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Pathway programs bridge the gap for underrepresented students in health care
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Pathway programs bridge the gap for underrepresented students in health care

January 10, 2022

Mayo Clinic is making it possible for people from underrepresented communities to pursue careers in medicine, research and science, technology, engineering, and math, often referred to as STEM, through a number of programs. The Office for Education Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion has designed 24 pathway programs for students from diverse backgrounds to explore and prepare for clinical and nonclinical health care careers.

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Trainee known as The EKG Guy reinvents EKG training materials for medical students
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Trainee known as The EKG Guy reinvents EKG training materials for medical students

November 22, 2021

During medical school, Anthony Kashou, M.D., developed EKG training materials for his fellow students. He continued that work, creating an online community with one million followers and a curriculum that has earned accreditation.

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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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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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College of Medicine and Science recognizes outstanding educators, students, and fellows
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College of Medicine and Science recognizes outstanding educators, students, and fellows

July 23, 2021

See who won Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science's 2021 awards for outstanding educators, students, residents, and fellows.

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Awards recognize outstanding fellows, residents in Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education
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Awards recognize outstanding fellows, residents in Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education

April 15, 2021

Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education has announced the 2020 recipients of the Mayo Brothers Distinguished Fellowship Award and the Barbara Bush Distinguished Fellowship Award.

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Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education announces teachers of the year and research award recipients
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Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education announces teachers of the year and research award recipients

April 8, 2021

Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, along with the Mayo Clinic Alumni Association and Rochester Mayo Fellows' Association, has announced the recipients of the Teacher of the Year Awards, and the Edward C. Kendall and Donald C. Balfour Alumni Awards for Meritorious Research.

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Building desks, building community: An internal medicine resident gives back
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Building desks, building community: An internal medicine resident gives back

February 25, 2021

Ilia Shadrin, a PGY-3 internal medicine resident, exemplifies balance and wellness done right. Recognizing a need earlier this fall at his daughter's school for learning spaces as students tackled distance learning at home, he turned his woodworking hobby into a way to give back by building desks to fulfill this need.

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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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Orthodontist goes from no phone calls to 1.7 million followers
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Orthodontist goes from no phone calls to 1.7 million followers

March 30, 2020

Grant Collins, D.D.S., M.S., established a new practice six years ago after graduating from Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science’s Orthodontics Residency program, and after a slow start, it took off dramatically after he had an "aha moment."

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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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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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Alberto Rubio Tapia, M.D., is a very special fellow
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Alberto Rubio Tapia, M.D., is a very special fellow

October 23, 2019

An internationally recognized authority on celiac disease, he changed his career path, which required him to a complete a Mayo Clinic fellowship.

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Warming Up to Frozen Specimens
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Warming Up to Frozen Specimens

September 11, 2019

Surgical pathology fellows have a new tool, thanks to the Simulation Center in Rochester.

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Thinking outside the 'track’ to meet the surgical needs of rural communities
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Thinking outside the 'track’ to meet the surgical needs of rural communities

June 26, 2019

Surgeons who practice in smaller, rural communities require a specialized training program that reflects what a smaller community practice would require.

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Alumna slated to be next president of American Medical Women's Association
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Alumna slated to be next president of American Medical Women's Association

June 24, 2019

Congratulations to alumna Nicole P. Sandhu, M.D., Ph.D., who was installed as president-elect of the American Medical Women's Association (AMWA).

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GME faculty recognized for teaching excellence
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GME faculty recognized for teaching excellence

June 21, 2019

A well-deserved round of applause for this year’s Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education (GME) Teacher of the Year award recipients. Presented by the Mayo Fellows’ Association, more than 64 faculty members were honored this year.

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Finding community in Mayo Families’ Connection
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Finding community in Mayo Families’ Connection

June 10, 2019

The Mayo Families’ Connection (MFC) is an organization of spouses and significant others of Mayo Clinic residents, fellows, research fellows, and learners.

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Former spine surgery fellow Ilyas Aleem awarded prestigious Cervical Spine Research Society traveling fellowship
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Former spine surgery fellow Ilyas Aleem awarded prestigious Cervical Spine Research Society traveling fellowship

May 6, 2019

Ilyas Aleem, M.D., M.Sc., was recently awarded the prestigious Cervical Spine Research Society traveling fellowship for 2019.

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2019 CLER award recipients announced
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2019 CLER award recipients announced

April 26, 2019

Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education has announced the 2019 Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) Award recipients.

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Reaching the peak after month of service in Nepal
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Reaching the peak after month of service in Nepal

February 5, 2018

Mayo Clinic resident Christopher Czaplicki, M.D., won't soon forget his time in Nepal, a trip that combined two of his loves: service and climbing.

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Transforming ECG education isn't all fun and games, except when it is
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Transforming ECG education isn't all fun and games, except when it is

December 11, 2017

Mayo Clinic resident Anthony Kashou, M.D., has taken it upon himself to teach health care providers the fundamentals of reading ECGs, all in the name of improved patient care.

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