Mayo Clinic School of Medicine part of national collaboration of medical schools to transform medical education

ROCHESTER, Minn. ― Mayo Clinic School of Medicine has been chosen to be part of the newly formed Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Institute for the Transformation of Medical Education (Kern Institute), a national initiative to transform medical education across the continuum from premedical school to physician practice. The Kern Institute’s National Transformation Network, […]

Mayo Clinic updates names of its college and schools

ROCHESTER, Minn. – The names of Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science and its five schools have changed to reflect each area’s focus and function more clearly. The college and its schools annually educate medical students, physicians, research scientists and allied health professionals. Each school serves a distinct population of medical career based training, […]

Schools within Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science included in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools rankings

ROCHESTER, Minn. ― U.S. News & World Report today released its 2018 rankings for Best Graduate Schools across the nation. Mayo Clinic School of Medicine and Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences, two schools within Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, are included on the list. Mayo Clinic School of Medicine advanced to a […]

Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences initiates collaborative physician assistant program with local universities

Collaboration includes expansion of Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Cascade Meadow facility in Rochester ROCHESTER, Minn. — The Mayo Clinic board of governors approved a proposal to initiate development of a new physician assistant master’s degree program through Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences. The proposal is a collaborative effort between Mayo’s School of Health […]

High schoolers invited to participate in 2017 Health Sciences’ Career Immersion Program

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences is hosting its second Career Immersion Program July 9-14, 2017, for Minnesota high school sophomores and juniors. The week, which is free for the 40 students accepted, includes supervised group lodging and meals in downtown Rochester, meetings with current students and professionals in a range of […]

High school football players, 1956-1970, did not have increase of neurodegenerative diseases

ROCHESTER, Minn. – A Mayo Clinic study published online today in Mayo Clinic Proceedings found that varsity football players from 1956 to 1970 did not have an increased risk of degenerative brain diseases compared with athletes in other varsity sports. The researchers reviewed all the yearbooks and documented team rosters for Mayo High School and […]

#FlashbackFriday 1975: Mayo Graduate School adds family practice residency

This article first appeared in April 1975, in the publication Mayovox. The Board of Governors last month approved establishment of a new Mayo residency training program in family practice and authorized Mayo representatives to seek capitation from the state of Minnesota in support of the program. According to Mr. A. Russell Hanson of the Division of […]

Back to school concussion screening: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

As another school year starts, lots of kids are getting back on the field or court.  And we all know that injuries are part of the game.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we talk to sports medicine specialist Dr. Jennifer Maynard about concussion screening. To listen, click the link below Back to School Concussion […]

Back to School: Sick kids – should they stay or should they go?

If your child is running a fever and you’re running late to work, what do you do? Should you keep your child home or send him or her to school? Mayo Clinic infectious diseases specialist Dr. Pritish Tosh says when a child is sick from an infection, such as a bad cold or flu, the best way to […]

Mayo Clinic Minute: After-school snack ideas

After a long day at school, a nutritious snack can fuel your student’s growing body and avoid an attitude meltdown. These afternoon servings of food provide energy for the daily physical activity that’s recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics; and they can boost brain power for homework too. “The size of the snack and what’s in it is important,” […]