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Melanoma Symposium Provides Education, Support and Inspiration

June 18, 2019

Melanoma Symposium Provides Education, Support and Inspiration

By In the Loop intheloop

Jerry Tischer is feeling great after treatment for an aggressive melanoma, but he knows how serious the diagnosis was and is appreciative of events like the Melanoma Education Symposium.

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Tags: Dr. Svetomir Markovic, Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development, Melanoma, Melanoma Education Symposium, Proton Beam Therapy, Stephen and Barbara Slaggie Family Cancer Education Center


ASU Wide Receiver Hopes to Go From the Football Field to the Medical Field

May 23, 2019

ASU Wide Receiver Hopes to Go From the Football Field to the Medical Field

By In the Loop intheloop

An injury during Kyle Williams’ freshman year at Arizona State University turned out to be a blessing in disguise for the football standout, who discovered he also has a passion for medicine.

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Tags: Dr. Anikar Chhabra, Kyle Williams, Orthopedic Surgery


Practice Makes Perfect Inside Mayo Clinic's Simulation Centers

April 11, 2019

Practice Makes Perfect Inside Mayo Clinic’s Simulation Centers

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From the realistic looking wounds to the high-tech manikins, everything in Mayo’s Simulation Centers is geared toward teaching providers how to help their future patients.

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Tags: Amy Lannen, Anatomage, Dr. Leslie Simon, Dr. Michael Maniaci, J. Wayne and Delores Barr Weaver Simulation Center, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Mayo Clinic News Network


Sugary Diorama Gives Colleagues a Peep into Lab Life

April 9, 2019

Sugary Diorama Gives Colleagues a Peep into Lab Life

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Mayo Clinic grad student Stephanie Anguiano-Zarate combined her love of science and crafting to create a clever (and extremely detailed) display for a science-themed Peeps diorama contest.

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Tags: Clinical and Translational Science, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Stephanie Anguiano-Zarate


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

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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

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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


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