Perspectives

Ali Addesso, a student in Mayo Clinic’s Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) class of 2017, says goodbye to the MLS Program with a heartfelt “thank you” to her peers and teachers.

By Ali Addesso • July 12, 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 a toon about blood platelets.

By Theresa Malin • July 7, 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 stool specimen stained with a modified acid fast stain. They measure approximately 35 micrometers in greatest dimension. What is the identification?

By Bobbi Pritt, M.D. • July 5, 2017

Every week, Mayo Clinic microbiologist Bobbi Pritt, M.D., posts a new Parasite Wonders case. This week’s case features an arthropod that was discovered in Manitoba, Canada. What is the identification?

By Bobbi Pritt, M.D. • June 28, 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 learn how “Transfusion Toons” got started, and be sure to check back each month for a new toon.

By Theresa Malin • June 23, 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, 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