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April 27, 2015 · Leave a Comment

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

By Hoyt Finnamore 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 26, 2015 · Leave a Comment

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

By Hoyt Finnamore 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 1, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Celebrating Nurse Anesthetist Education – Edith Graham Mayo

By Hoyt Finnamore 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


June 12, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Patient Shares about Birthing Experience and Fictional Blog Story

By MakalaArce MakalaArce (@MakalaArce)

I have been a Mayo Clinic patient and resident of Rochester, Mn for the past fifteen years or more. I have four daughters and each of them have been born under the care of Mayo physicians. I want to take this opportunity to give thanks and recognition to Dr. Collette Lessard. She made it to my […]

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Tags: 5295, 5335, birthing, Charlie Mayo, Collete Lessard, Dinner at the Big House, Gretchen Cooper, History, Ivy Lodge, Mayo Clinic, Mayowood


August 11, 2009 · Leave a Comment

Working in the History of Medicine Library

By Hilary Lane Hilary Lane (@hilarylane)

I’ve always enjoyed reading.  Browsing through bookstores and antique shops looking at books both old and new fascinates me.  Handling old books and thinking about the many other hands that have touched the same book, leafed through the same pages and enjoyed the same printed words piques my imagination. Therefore, working in the Mayo Foundation […]

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Tags: History, History of Medicine, library


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