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November 11th, 2015

Be thirsty for knowledge and hungry for food, because professors do more than just teach

By jessicasaw jessicasaw

by Jessica Saw I’ve always valued close relationships with faculty. Some people think getting invited to a professor’s house for dinner is downright awkward while others think it is outright awesome. I am part of the latter. Part of the reason I chose MMS was its small class size, which enables closer relationships between students […]

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Tags: Alexandra Wolanskyj, Doctor, Faculty, Forager Brewery, Marco Rizzo, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Medical School Blog, Medical School, Medical Student Blog, Medical Students, Meet Mayo Med


April 8th, 2015

Calzones: Proceed as Indicated

By Rachel Hammer rachelrha

Just three weeks into my general surgery rotation, I have continually been given the privilege to “close”, or stitch shut, the incision. It sounds like I might be a reserve star pitcher, but really, it’s the grunt work OR job for medical students. Since I’m not allowed to do anything more exciting at this point—like […]

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Tags: Baking, Bread Making, Calzones, Cookies, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Medical School Blog, Medical School, Medical Student Blog, Meet Mayo Med, Recipes, Surgery


February 25th, 2015

Sourdough Lungs: An Anatomy Primer

By Rachel Hammer rachelrha

It has occurred to me, late in the game, that all of this time I could have been using my bread baking not only as catharsis but also as a study device. Bread can be more than nutrition; it can be education. Let me explain. Because I spent the last week in the ICU and […]

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Tags: Baking, Bread, Bread Making, Lung Anatomy, Lungs, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Medical School Blog, Medical School, Medical Student Blog, Medical Students, Meet Mayo Med


October 28th, 2014

Keeping Surgeons Nice with Maple Pumpkin Spice!

By Rachel Hammer rachelrha

So I was scrubbed in on a colon operation the other day, and the senior resident had been teasing me for bringing my sourdough starter with me to Florida for my surgery rotation. No one understands how important fresh bread is to my sense of well-being. The attending colorectal surgeon, who is a lovely, soft-spoken […]

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Tags: Baking, Bread Making, Colorectal surgery, Cookies, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Medical School Blog, Medical School, Medical Student Blog, Meet Mayo Med, Oatmeal Raisin, Recipes


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