Perspectives

Janice Bergquist, Education Specialist at Mayo Medical Laboratories, provides the top seven reasons to embrace a mobile conference app.

By Janice Bergquist • October 11, 2018

Kylie Reising, a student in the Mayo Clinic Medical Laboratory Science program, discusses her journey from undergrad to the MLS program.

By Kylie Reising • September 27, 2018

In this "Chat with the Chair" podcast, 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, sits down with Daryl Kor, M.D., Medical Director of Patient Blood Management and a Consultant in the Department of Anesthesiology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester. The two discuss CareSelect Blood, a patient blood-management solution that improves patient blood health, guides health care providers on the proper utilization of blood products, and reduces the overall cost of care.

By William Morice, II, M.D., Ph.D. • September 20, 2018

Ciara Dollar, a student in the Mayo Clinic Medical Laboratory Science program, provides a quick snapshot of what life in the program is like.

By Ciara Dollar • September 13, 2018

Reilly Hannon, a student in the Mayo Clinic Medical Laboratory Science program, discusses valuable study techniques she has learned.

By Reilly Hannon • August 30, 2018

In this "Chat with the Chair" podcast, 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, sits down with the new Medical Director of Mayo Medical Laboratories, Mohamed Salama, M.D. The two discuss his role and career history.

By William Morice, II, M.D., Ph.D. • August 30, 2018

In this sketchnote, John Knudsen, M.D., discusses the impact of systemic discrimination, bias, and racism on the quality and safety of health care. He calls for data to drive action on inequities and measure the success of interventions.

By Theresa Malin • August 23, 2018

Cindy Gosse, Education Specialist in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic, discusses how to use active learning to better connect teachers and learners.

By Cindy Gosse • August 9, 2018

Justin Kreuter, M.D., clinical pathologist and Medical Director of the Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Center in Rochester, Minnesota, discusses the importance of daily critical reflection.

By Justin Kreuter • August 2, 2018

In this sketchnote, Kulleni Gebreyes, M.D., discusses the role of race and cultivating a culture of being "color brave." She calls on us to be reflective and curious about our interactions to build awareness of our own biases and assumptions.

By Theresa Malin • July 27, 2018

Pat Hlavka, CSP, Safety Coordinator at Mayo Clinic, chatted with Shayne Brannman, Director of ASPR-TRACIE, and her team regarding clinical laboratories and how they plan for and respond to disasters. View this post for great resources that you can share to spread the word about laboratory preparedness and resilience.

By Pat Hlavka • July 19, 2018

In this sketchnote, Amit Sood, M.D., MSc, FACP discusses how we can fight brain overload and stress with altruism, uplifting emotions, and by practicing gratitude.

By Theresa Malin • July 13, 2018

Mike Baisch, Principal Systems Engineer at Mayo Clinic, discusses staffing to workload in phlebotomy areas with a focus on minimum-staffing levels, which can override the calculated staffing needs by adding staff to meet potential demands.

By Mike Baisch • July 12, 2018