Perspectives

Justin Kreuter, M.D., Clinical Pathologist and Medical Director of the Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Center in Rochester, Minnesota, and Theresa Malin, an Education Specialist in Transfusion Medicine at Mayo Clinic, have launched “Transfusion Toons” as an innovative approach to teaching and learning transfusion medicine. View this post to see the new toon.

By Theresa Malin • December 8, 2017

Deb Hagen-Moe, Education Coordinator at Mayo Clinic, discusses how metacognition can be used to enhance an individual’s ability to learn and retain information.

By Deb Hagen-Moe, M.Ed. • December 7, 2017

Francesca Scala, a student in Mayo Clinic’s Medical Laboratory Science class of 2018, provides insight on immunology.

By Francesca Scala • December 6, 2017

Every week, Mayo Clinic microbiologist Bobbi Pritt, M.D., posts a new Parasite Wonders case. This week’s case presents parasites discovered in a man’s peritoneal tissue during an inguinoscrotal hernia repair. What is the identification?

By Bobbi Pritt, M.D. • December 6, 2017

Justin Kreuter, M.D., highlights how professional networks can be nurtured continuously throughout the year with the help of Twitter.

By Justin Kreuter, M.D. • November 30, 2017

Every week, Mayo Clinic microbiologist Bobbi Pritt, M.D., posts a new Parasite Wonders case. This week’s case presents a worm that was submitted to the laboratory in saline. It had been seen on the surface of stool from a 3-year-old girl. What is the identification?

By Bobbi Pritt, M.D. • November 29, 2017

Justin Kreuter, M.D., Clinical Pathologist and Medical Director of the Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Center in Rochester, Minnesota, and Theresa Malin, an Education Specialist in Transfusion Medicine at Mayo Clinic, have launched “Transfusion Toons” as an innovative approach to teaching and learning transfusion medicine. View this post to see the new toon.

By Theresa Malin • November 24, 2017

Nikiesha Myers, a student in Mayo Clinic’s Medical Laboratory Science class of 2018, talks about why Urinalysis has been her favorite course in the program.

By Nikiesha Myers • November 22, 2017

Every week, Mayo Clinic microbiologist Bobbi Pritt, M.D., posts a new Parasite Wonders case. This week’s case presents an object seen on a stool agar culture after incubation at room temperature for several days. The patient is a 62-year-old woman from the Philippines. What is the identification?

By Bobbi Pritt, M.D. • November 22, 2017

William Morice, II, M.D., Ph.D., Chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology (DLMP) at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and President of Mayo Medical Laboratories, sits down with Andrew Feldman, M.D., Vice Chair for Research within DLMP at Mayo Clinic.

By William Morice, II, M.D., Ph.D. • November 16, 2017

Every week, Mayo Clinic microbiologist Bobbi Pritt, M.D., posts a new Parasite Wonders case. This week’s case presents the following material, which was obtained from an ostomy bag. What is the identification?

By Bobbi Pritt, M.D. • November 15, 2017

Justin Kreuter, M.D., Clinical Pathologist and Medical Director of the Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Center in Rochester, Minnesota, and Theresa Malin, an Education Specialist in Transfusion Medicine at Mayo Clinic, have launched “Transfusion Toons” as an innovative approach to teaching and learning transfusion medicine. View this post to see the new toon.

By Theresa Malin • November 10, 2017

Here in Minnesota, we have entered into the time of year that is either loved or hated by Minnesotans: winter. In honor of Winter Hazard Awareness Week, November 6–10, Pat Hlavka, CSP, Safety Coordinator at Mayo Clinic, suggests resources and tips to stay safe this winter.

By Pat Hlavka • November 9, 2017