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Transforming ECG Education Is Not All Fun and Games, Except When It Is

December 11, 2018

Transforming ECG Education Is Not All Fun and Games, Except When It Is

By In the Loop intheloop

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

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Tags: Alicia Pfeilsticker, Cardiovascular Medicine, Dr. Adam May, Dr. Anthony Kashou, Dr. Peter Noseworthy, Education, Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


Learning Mindfulness Helps Medical Students -- and Their Future Patients

November 13, 2018

Learning Mindfulness Helps Medical Students — and Their Future Patients

By In the Loop intheloop

Medical students from Mayo Clinic in Arizona attended a four-day course outside of their usual curriculum that was created to help them cope with the challenges of being a student and a care provider.

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Tags: Arizona State University, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Mindfulness


Wax Models Combine the Art and Science of Medicine

October 30, 2018

Wax Models Combine the Art and Science of Medicine

By In the Loop intheloop

In the early days of Mayo Clinic, before film and video were readily available, Mayo’s art department created thousands of lifelike wax sculptures to use for medical education.

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Tags: 3D printing, Barbara Woodward Lips Patient Education Center, Karen Koka, Peter McConahey, W. Bruce Fye Center for the History of Medicine


Former Mayo Patient and Fellow is Living His Childhood Dream

October 25, 2018

Former Mayo Patient and Fellow is Living His Childhood Dream

By In the Loop intheloop

Dr. Brandon Lane Phillips isn’t just a pediatric cardiologist. He’s also a congenital heart disease survivor whose patient experience at Mayo inspired him to return for a pediatric cardiology fellowship.

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Tags: Dr. Brandon Lane Phillips, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship, Tetralogy of Fallot


Research Program Lighting a SPARK for the Sciences in Florida High Schoolers

October 23, 2018

Research Program Lighting a SPARK for the Sciences in Florida High Schoolers

By In the Loop intheloop

Science-minded high school students in Florida are getting real-world experience as researchers thanks to a new program offered by Mayo Clinic’s Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

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Tags: Dr. Abba Zubair, Dr. Dev Mukhopadhyay, Krishnendu Pal, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Ph.D., Science Program for the Advancement of Research Knowledge


103-year-old Methodist-Kahler Nursing Graduate Shares Mayo Memories, and Advice

October 4, 2018

103-year-old Methodist-Kahler Nursing Graduate Shares Mayo Memories, and Advice

By In the Loop intheloop

Eighty years ago, Rose Bayuk earned a nursing diploma, signed and presented to her by the Mayo brothers. She recently shared a lifetime of memories during a visit to Rochester.

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Tags: Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Methodist-Kahler School of Nursing


Minor Accommodations Make Major Impact in Hard-of-Hearing Student's Success

June 19, 2018

Minor Accommodations Make Major Impact in Hard-of-Hearing Student’s Success

By In the Loop intheloop

Before Lisa Yem began her clinical rotation in Central Services at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, staff were preparing to make sure her experience was a positive one. 

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Tags: Central Services, Language Services, Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Scott Daughetee, Stephani Wolfe


Pediatric Pain Rehabilitation Program Gives Hope to Future Doctor

May 10, 2018

Pediatric Pain Rehabilitation Program Gives Hope to Future Doctor

By In the Loop intheloop

Laura Barron says Mayo pediatrician Phil Fischer, M.D., and the pain rehab program saved her life. They also gave her life direction, as the one-time patient is now a medical student at Mayo.

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Tags: Dr. Phil Fischer, Laura Barron, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, Pain Rehabilitation Center, pediatrics, Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, POTS


Mayo Clinic Fellows Win Cardiology-Themed Jeopardy Competition

March 22, 2018

Mayo Clinic Fellows Win Cardiology-Themed Jeopardy Competition

By In the Loop intheloop

Three Mayo Clinic fellows recently took home top honors in the American College of Cardiology’s latest Fellows-in-Training Jeopardy competition in Orlando, Florida.

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Tags: cardiology, Dr. Sunil Mankad, Dr. Vaibhav Vaidya, Dr. William Miranda, Dr. Yogesh Reddy


April 25, 2017

From Refugee to M.D.: Ahmed Mohamed’s Road to Mayo Clinic

By In the Loop intheloop

When Ahmed Mohamed’s family came to Rochester in 1996 seeking refuge from the civil war in Somalia, the 6-year-old knew only three words in English. But by the time he’d reached fourth grade, Ahmed had mastered English so well that he was able to graduate from Rochester Public Schools’ “English for Speakers of Other Languages” […]

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Tags: Dr. Ahmed Mohamed


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