- By Jen O'Hara
Mayo Clinic Radio: Transforming medical education / lifestyle and dementia risk / long QT syndrome
Mayo Clinic School of Medicine is ranked among the top 20 medical schools in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. The school was established in Rochester, Minnesota, in 1972. Beyond Rochester, Mayo Clinic opened a four-year medical school in Arizona earlier in 2017. And training opportunities are available at Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus, as well. This gives Mayo Clinic a nationwide presence in medical education. Mayo Clinic has been chosen by the Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Institute for the Transformation of Medical Education to be part of a national initiative to modernize medical school for the 21st century.
On the next Mayo Clinic Radio program, Fredric Meyer, M.D., executive dean of education, Mayo Clinic, will share ideas and innovations that are transforming medical education and helping modernize training for tomorrow's doctors. Dr. Meyer is the Juanita Kious Waugh Executive Dean for Education. Also on the program, Dr. David Knopman, a neurologist at Mayo Clinic, will discuss how lifestyle choices throughout your life can affect your risk of dementia. And Dr. Michael Ackerman, a pediatric cardiologist at Mayo Clinic, will explain the heart rhythm condition known as long QT syndrome.
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