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July 11th, 2017

From Living on One Meal a Day to a Fellowship at Mayo Clinic

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

Bucking tradition and her mother’s wishes, Salma Patel, M.D., traveled to the U.S. from Tanzania with just $500 to cover her college costs. Through hard work and determination, Dr. Patel became what she had dreamed of being. She shares her story here.

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Tags: Education, nursing, Sleep Medicine Fellowship


April 27th, 2015

Celebrating Nurse Anesthetist Education — Florence Henderson, Specialist in Ether Anesthesia

By Hoyt Finnamore HoytFinnamore

Written by Joan Hunziker Dean To recognize the 125th anniversary of nurse anesthetist education and the role of nurse anesthetist at Mayo Clinic, Sharing Mayo Clinic will include a series of vignettes highlighting influential Mayo Clinic nurse anesthetists. Those featured received their education at Mayo Clinic and went on to be instrumental in providing anesthesia education […]

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Tags: Education, Florence Henderson, History, Nurse Anesthetists


January 26th, 2015

Celebrating Nurse Anesthetist Education – Alice Magaw (1860-1928): Mother of Anesthesia

By Hoyt Finnamore HoytFinnamore

To recognize the 125th anniversary of nurse anesthetist education and the role of nurse anesthetist at Mayo Clinic, Sharing Mayo Clinic will include a special series of posts throughout the coming year. These vignettes will describe how nurse anesthesia education has changed over time and will highlight influential Mayo Clinic nurse anesthetists. Those featured received […]

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Tags: Alice Magaw, Education, History, Nurse Anesthetists


December 1st, 2014

Celebrating Nurse Anesthetist Education – Edith Graham Mayo

By Hoyt Finnamore HoytFinnamore

To recognize the 125th anniversary of nurse anesthetist education and the role of nurse anesthetist at Mayo Clinic, Sharing Mayo Clinic will include a special series of posts throughout the coming year. These vignettes will describe how nurse anesthesia education has changed over time and will highlight influential Mayo Clinic nurse anesthetists. Those featured received […]

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Tags: Edith Graham Mayo, Education, History, Nurse Anesthetists


March 1st, 2013

Prenatal Education Class: A special relationship between 3 moms and daughters

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

In the Winter of 2011, my husband Cameron and I (Megan Rask) were expecting our first child. We were beyond thrilled! I had been doing my care with the midwives at Mayo Clinic, Rochester. Of course, I wanted to sign my husband and I up for every baby class offered! We soon began the six […]

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Tags: 5295, 5335, babies, baby, Education, Family Birth Center, mom, perinatal, pregnancy, prenatal


February 7th, 2012

Patient Spreads Hope Beyond Borders

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Deborah Maina is on a mission to educate women about breast cancer. Growing up in the village of Embu in Kenya, where healthcare information was not common, Maina, 43, a breast cancer survivor, is committed to bring education to her home country. With positive attitude and determination, Maina has transformed her diagnosis into an opportunity […]

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Tags: 1136, 2375, 3640, 3719, 4728, 5250, 5334, breast cancer, Deborah Maina, Education, Kenya


December 22nd, 2011

Mayo Graduate Student – Trip to Ecuador

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Amy Saleh, M.D. went to Ecuador as part of the Mayo International Heath Program within the Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education. She recounts this surgical trip experience, where they focused on children with cleft lip and cleft palate.

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Tags: Amy Saleh, cleft lip, cleft palate, Ecuador, Education, Graduate, health program, international, Mayo, student, Surgery


December 19th, 2011

Mayo International Health Program Testimony – Experience in Kenya

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Mira Keddis, M.D. was originally from Egypt, went to Texas for her medical school training, and came to Mayo Clinic for her residency training. Then, the Mayo International Health Program (MIHP) offered her the opportunity to travel abroad as part of her education. In the below video, she relays lessons learned from her trip to […]

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Tags: Africa, Education, fellowship, Graduate, health program, international, Kenya, Mayo Clinic, medical, MIHP, Mira Keddis, residency


December 13th, 2011

Mayo Graduate Student – Trip to West Africa

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Jason O’Grady, M.D. went to West Africa as part of the Mayo International Heath Program within the Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education. He recounts his experience in this video.   New Sharing Mayo Clinic blogpost: : Mayo Graduate Student – Trip to West Africa sharing.mayoclinic.org/2011/12/13/may… — Mayo Clinic (@MayoClinic) December 13, 2011

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Tags: Education, fellowship, graduate school, health program, international, Jason O'Grady, Mayo Clinic, MIHP, residency, student, Togo, West Africa


November 12th, 2010

Patient Education Wins National Awards

By amy amy hahn sattler

Mayo Clinic’s Section of Patient Education won eight 2010 National Health Information Awards.  The educational material was created with team collaboration from various clinical areas and Media Support Services. Winners earned gold, bronze or merit awards. Booklets Pressure Relief Maneuvers (MC6479), Bronze Teens + Living Well:  Staying Healthy & Safe (MC5727-02), Bronze Pediatric Cohlear Implants […]

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Tags: Education


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