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April 27, 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


December 1, 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 1, 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


November 20, 2012

Career Influenced by The Mayo Clinic and an Alligator

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

My wife, Marion, and I are both third generation natives of Florida. And so, heading up to Minnesota in our old Volkswagen bug for my three year residency at Mayo Clinic seemed like an adventure to the north pole. We soon learned to love Rochester and the good people there, and we have always had […]

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Tags: Good Times in the Hospital, J. G. McCully MD, residency


July 16, 2012

From resident to fellow…in social media.

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Social media can be a scary, intimidating thing. The Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media offers hands-on, rigorous training sessions to those who would like to apply social media to their work and make it a little less scary. Anyone can attend, including Mayo Clinic employees and volunteers, but also external professionals. I attended the […]

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Tags: Center for Social Media, Intern, Katie Streater, residency, Social Media


May 8, 2012

Just Keep Trying: Kids and Positive Airway Pressure Therapy

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

The Patient Education video titled Just Keep Trying: Kids and Positive Airway Pressure Therapy (PAP) helps kids understand how important it is to use PAP.  Several kids share their experience about getting used to the therapy machine and that it helps them sleep better and gives them more energy.  Parents also talk about diagnosis and […]

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Tags: airway, breathing, energy, kids, Mayo, PAP, sleep, therapy


December 22, 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 19, 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 7, 2010

Employees Encouraged by Professional Development Benefit

By Jennifer Lineburg jennifer lineburg

Have you ever thought about going back to school, but put it off for financial reasons? Mayo Clinic offers employees assistance for professional development. The program is offered as a benefit for Mayo Clinic employees and reimburses education expenses related to a degree or certification that supports career development at Mayo Clinic. Three colleagues share […]

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November 15, 2010

My First Mayo Moments

By CSMMayo csmmayo

Every year, Mayo Clinic’s Public Affairs department welcomes a handful of university students who come to get some real world communications experience. The interns may be assigned any number of tasks, from drafting newsletter articles to handing out programs at events. Here’s a report from Lauren Taylor on her first day at Mayo Clinic: I […]

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Tags: internship, public relations, TV ad


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