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April 13, 2009

Learning through Academic Competitions

By Barbara Sorensen Barbara Sorensen

Education has always been a part of my life. Beyond being a student at various times of my life, I have worked in the field of education almost my entire career. Here at Mayo Clinic, I consult with and assist the College of Medicine with their communications needs. Over the years, I have interacted with […]

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Tags: Clarion Competition, College of Medicine, Education, Mayo School of Health Sciences

March 11, 2009

Teamwork: More than Just Words

By Barbara Sorensen Barbara Sorensen

Teamwork at Mayo Clinic; it is more than just a word. It’s the very foundation of who we are. Although Dr. William J. (a.k.a. Dr. Will) Mayo and Dr. Charles H. (a.k.a. Dr. Charlie) Mayo were brothers, they were also a committed team who worked closely with each other to care for their patients. They […]

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Tags: Education, Mayo Brothers, team work

February 26, 2009

Simulation Training: Mastering New Skills in the Medical Profession

By Barbara Sorensen Barbara Sorensen

We live in an ever-changing world. Whether we are at home or at work, we feel the need to constantly upgrade and learn more. Gone, for the most part, are the days of televisions without remotes…the ones with a dial and just 13 channels. Now, many people have upgraded to televisions that are capable of […]

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Tags: Education, simulation training, training

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