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December 2nd, 2015

Spiti Valley

By Vidhushei Yogeswaran vidhusheiyogeswaran

by Vid Yogeswaran When I was in the Tabo monastery in the Himalayas this past summer, I had this moment of clarity. I could see one road ahead of me, and at the end all I could see was that regardless of where it takes me, I wanted to connect patients and changing health perceptions […]

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Tags: Buddhism, Dalai Lama, Healthcare, Himalayas, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Medical School Blog, Medical mission trip, Medical missions, Medical School, Medical Student Blog, Medical Students


October 7th, 2015

My time as a Muzungu

By Kristen Sessions kristenlse

Jessie* looked like something out of a textbook: bone thin arms, legs puffy with edema, perfectly round stomach, glazed over eyes. As the physician quizzed me on the appropriate treatment for malnutrition, Jessie barely reacted. He looked like the stereotypical “starving African child” I’d seen on ads for this non-profit or that charity fund more […]

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Tags: Africa, Bwindi, Bwindi Community Hospital, International health, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Medical School Blog, Medical School, Medical Student Blog, Medical Students, Meet Mayo Med, Pediatrics


December 3rd, 2014

Wisconsin, Where Doctors Go to Play

By Tony Blankers tonyrbl

His name was Caddy Shack: not the first horse I had ridden, but the first horse I had ridden in a long time. He didn’t know me; in fact I’m sure I was a stranger, as I had only arrived at his house 30 minutes before. Still, here I was, riding through the woods of […]

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Tags: Black River Falls, Black River Memorial Hospital, Dr. Jeff Polzin, Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Medical School Blog, Medical School, Medical Student Blog, Medical Students, Meet Mayo Med, Rural Medicine


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