Education

September 28, 2011

Mayo Clinic plans medical school in Scottsdale

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Mayo Clinic will join forces with Arizona State University to develop a new $266 million medical-school branch in Scottsdale that could begin teaching medical students by 2014. The Rochester, Minn.-based medical school plans to add the facility, to be called the Mayo Medical School-Arizona campus… “It seems like the right time to do this,” Mayo […]

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September 26, 2011

KU Hospital rates high among teaching centers

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The University of Kansas Hospital was ranked second among 101 academic medical centers included in a quality and safety survey compiled by University HealthSystem Consortium. The KU facility in Kansas City, Kan., was rated below only the University of Colorado Hospital, but it was ranked just ahead of the Northwestern Memorial Hospital and the Mayo […]

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September 8, 2011

Medical Residents Still Want Better Work-Life Balance

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Despite regulations that limit their work hours, one-third of U.S. medical residents who responded to a national survey were dissatisfied with their work-life balance. And quality of life was rated “somewhat bad” or “as bad as it can be” by 14.8% (99% CI 14.1 to 15.6) of the 16,394 respondents, according to Colin P. West, […]

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September 8, 2011

JAMA: Medical technology simulation training has proven its worth

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A new meta-analysis has confirmed the effectiveness of technology-enhanced medical simulation in clinical training—and the study’s lead author, David A. Cook, MD, a medical-education specialist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., suggested in an interview that the time has come to stop proving the obvious. The analysis was published Sept. 7 in the Journal of […]

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September 7, 2011

Technology-Enhanced Simulations For Training Of Health Care Professionals Improves Skills And Patient Results

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The use of Technology Simulations, such as computer-based virtual reality models, high-fidelity and static mannequins, plastic models, live animals, inert animal products, and human cadavers is shown to assist health care professionals in improving their knowledge and skill, as well as increasing the patients’ results…David A. Cook, M.D., M.H.P.E., of the Mayo Clinic College of […]

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March 22, 2010

Match Day marks next big step for medical school graduates

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Smiles, tears of joy and even a couple of screams accompanied Mayo Medical School’s Match Day luncheon on Thursday, when 34 graduates found out where they will be fulfilling their residencies. Having applied and interviewed with several different residency programs nationwide, each medical student had ranked his or her choices and hoped for the best. […]

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March 19, 2010

Medical match day

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We remember the important milestones in our life- getting married, having a child, or graduation. But for medical students there’s another milestone on that list, Match Day…   Excitement filled the air of the Mayo Foundation House, as the fate of these Mayo Medical students lies in a single envelope. “It’s a big step. It’s […]

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March 10, 2010

5 new parts of medical school at Mayo Clinic…

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Mayo Clinic told us this week that Mayo Medical School will begin offering a total of five dual-degree programs for medical students this fall. The programs include journalism, business administration, biomedical engineering, bioinformatics and law (the program that has already produced graduates)…   Mayo Medical School officials are excited about the change.  Dr. Keith Lindor, […]

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March 8, 2010

RACE exhibit seeks volunteers — a lot of them

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Kay Hocker is looking for volunteers — about 90 of them. The executive director of the Diversity Council is lining up people to be youth discussion facilitators during the Rochester exhibition of “RACE: Are We So Different?”…   The Diversity Council is partnering with Mayo Clinic and the Rochester Public Library to engage the community […]

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March 4, 2010

Mayo’s Mobile Science Lab

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Triton High School in Dodge Center is a little more high-tech than usual this week. Students there are using some of the newest science equipment thanks to Mayo Clinic…   Mayo Clinic’s Mobile Science Lab has temporarily provided the class with more than 50-thousand dollars worth of lab equipment the students normally wouldn’t be able […]

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