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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


August 26th, 2015

Bringing health out of the clinic and into the community

By Kari Neutzling kariane

As an aspiring medical student, I always dreamed of the incredible good I could do for my future patients. I would gain extensive skills that I can use diagnose and treat all manners of diseases. Medicine seemed like such a miraculous field – I wanted to study and be part of it. As my first […]

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Tags: Education, First Year Medical Student, M2, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Medical School Blog, Medical Student Blog, Medical Students, Meet Mayo Med, Mentorship, Minnesota, Rochester


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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