Mayo Clinic Laboratory and Pathology Research Roundup: November 28

The research roundup provides an overview of the past week’s research from Mayo Clinic Laboratories consultants, including featured abstracts and a complete list of published studies and reviews.

Featured Abstract

Personal actions to create a culture of inclusion: Navigating difficult conversations with medical colleagues.

Microaggressions between members of a team occur often in medicine, even despite good intentions. Such situations call for difficult conversations that restore inclusivity, diversity, and a healthy work culture. These conversations are often hard because of the unique background, experiences, and biases of each person. In medicine, skillful navigation of these interactions is paramount as it influences patient care and the workplace culture. Although much has been published about difficult interactions between providers and patients, significantly less information is available to help navigate provider-to-provider interactions, despite their critical role in improving multidisciplinary patient care teams and organizational environments. 

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Sarah Jarvis

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