Perspectives

William Morice, II, M.D., Ph.D., Chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and President of Mayo Medical Laboratories, talks everything leadership with Kelley Schreiber, Social Media Marketing Manager at MML. Dr. Morice polled his Twitter followers on what they wanted to hear about, and leadership experience was the top choice. Listen now to hear about Dr. Morice’s leadership experience and advice.

By William Morice, II, M.D., Ph.D. • June 22, 2017

Every week, Mayo Clinic microbiologist Bobbi Pritt, M.D., posts a new Parasite Wonders case. This week’s case features an object found in a toilet and submitted to the parasitology lab. What is the identification?

By Bobbi Pritt, M.D. • June 21, 2017

Alex Harker, a student in Mayo Clinic’s Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) class of 2017, takes a look back at the MLS program and highlights his experience.

By Alex Harker • June 21, 2017

Opening your email inbox is like being dealt a hand of cards. You don’t know what you’ll get, you may be caught off guard, and you need to determine how to play out the hand you’ve been dealt. Thomas Huntley, MT(ASCP), Education Coordinator, discusses effective tips for email management.

By Thomas Huntley, MT (ASCP) • June 15, 2017

Justin Kreuter, M.D., reflects on graduation season and highlights the impactful speakers from this year’s Mayo Clinic Medical Laboratory Scientist graduation.

By Justin Kreuter, M.D. • June 12, 2017

Every week, Mayo Clinic microbiologist Bobbi Pritt, M.D., posts a new Parasite Wonders case. This week’s case presents objects identified during a colonoscopy from a middle-aged man. What is the identification?

By Bobbi Pritt, M.D. • June 7, 2017

William Morice, II, M.D., Ph.D., Chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and President of Mayo Medical Laboratories, kicks off his new leadership podcast series with an interview with Sounak Gupta, M.B.B.S., Ph.D., Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Resident, and Melanie Bois, M.D., Cardiovascular Pathology Resident, discussing their recent awards at this year’s USCAP annual meeting.

By William Morice, II, M.D., Ph.D. • June 7, 2017

Mike Baisch, Principal Systems Engineer at Mayo Clinic, discusses how to apply the staffing-to-workload methodology to accommodate same-day testing requirements.

By Mike Baisch • June 1, 2017

Every week, Mayo Clinic microbiologist Bobbi Pritt, M.D., posts a new Parasite Wonders case. This week’s case presents red objects that were found in the patient’s stool and measure approximately 10 micrometers in diameter. What is the identification?

By Bobbi Pritt, M.D. • May 31, 2017

Pat Hlavka, CSP, Safety Coordinator in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic, discusses the importance of off-the-job safety and offers a variety of resources for your employees.

By Pat Hlavka • May 25, 2017

Montana Smith, a student in Mayo Clinic’s Medical Laboratory Science program, reflects on her experience in the program.

By Montana Smith • May 24, 2017

Andy Cousin, FACHE, Director of Product Management and Marketing, interviews Amy Clayton, M.D., Division Chair of Anatomic Pathology at Mayo Clinic, about “disease-oriented groups,” which are multidisciplinary teams formed to establish a forum for the collegial discussion and decision making around the appropriate application of laboratory testing, pathology, and genetic profiling to best manage a particular condition.

By Andy Cousin • May 18, 2017

Every week, Mayo Clinic microbiologist Bobbi Pritt, M.D., posts a new Parasite Wonders case. This week’s case features objects seen in a wet mount of a concentrated stool specimen. They measure less than 20 micrometers in dimension and do not have an apparent operculum. What is the identification?

By Bobbi Pritt, M.D. • May 17, 2017