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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


April 22nd, 2015

Allen

By Margaret Cupit margaretccu

I had never seen someone quite so helpless as Allen*, so away from the grasp of any type of comfort. When I walked into the room, the 20-year-old cancer patient was sitting on the exam table with his legs crossed. He was looking down at his electronic gaming device, pressing buttons randomly, perhaps in an […]

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Tags: Cancer, First Year Medical Student, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Medical School Blog, Medical School, Medical Student Blog, Medical Students, Meet Mayo Med, Oncology, Pediatric Oncology, Shadowing


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


November 12th, 2014

Eddie

By Margaret Cupit margaretccu

It was just a day of shadowing in primary care. I didn’t expect to be enlightened or changed at all from the experience. What could be so exciting about general pediatrics when there was the exciting world of pediatric oncology? What could be so interesting about children with common colds when kids with cancer existed? […]

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Tags: Family Medicine, First Year Medical Student, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Medical School Blog, Medical School, Meet Mayo Med, Pediatrics, Primary Care, Shadowing


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