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September 1st, 2017

A Little Guitar Makes a Big Splash

By Lucinda Gruber gruberl

In the chief’s office, you never know what to expect when you open up your outlook inbox. Sometimes it is full of journal articles, questions about schedules/vacations, and invitations to numerous meetings. Sometimes it is an email about a project or a committee or a conference. Sometimes it is an SOS message from my mom […]

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August 1st, 2017

Welcome to the Internal Medicine Residency Blog!

By Chris A. Aakre, M.D. caaakre

Welcome to the Internal Medicine Residency Blog! Thank you for stopping by!  The purpose of this blog is to highlight: Resident scholarship and awards Important residency news Social committee events Pearls from Outpatient Journal Club and Clinical Decision Making Journal Club Conference We will also be adding weekly educational pearls from the inpatient and outpatient […]

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July 11th, 2017

Intern Retreat

By Lucinda Gruber gruberl

We had a day-long intern retreat to help the interns get to know each other. It included a morning of “intern trivia”, an epic rock-paper-scissors show down, and team building activities. One of these included building structures out of raw spaghetti and marshmallows. We discovered there are many architectural and structural experts in our new […]

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July 10th, 2017

Orientation Events

By Lucinda Gruber gruberl

Our intern orientation was a successful. We spent 2 weeks training our new interns to use our computer system, pagers, etc. Of course, a large part of this training was also team bonding and getting to know our new recruits. It was a blast! Our first day was capped with a faculty/resident mixer on campus. […]

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June 19th, 2017

The new interns have arrived!

By Lucinda Gruber gruberl

I met up with my fellow chiefs (Dagny, Hannah, and Dan) early this morning to greet the new interns. Full disclosure, Monday mornings are not necessarily our strong suit. Dan grabbed us all coffee at Caribou though so we had a strong start. We met about a third of the intern class, and we were as excited to […]

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July 2nd, 2015

2015 Intern Retreat!

By Chris Stephenson, M.D. crstephenson

We had a blast at the 2015 intern retreat! Food, fun, and stickers abounded. Here are a few action shots of the fun:      

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June 3rd, 2015

Meet the New Chiefs: Josh Vogt

By Chris A. Aakre, M.D. caaakre

  Hello Incoming Interns, Congratulations and welcome to Mayo Internal Medicine!  My name is Josh, and I’m one of the new Chief Residents.   I grew up in Winter Park, FL.  I completed undergraduate studies and medical school at the University of Miami, before coming to Mayo for Internal Medicine Residency.  After chief year, I will […]

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June 2nd, 2015

Meet the New Chiefs: Will Schouten

By Chris A. Aakre, M.D. caaakre

Hello incoming first year residents! We welcome you to Mayo Clinic and are excited to have the opportunity to work together in the coming year. I am originally from small town northwest Iowa, Orange City. I went to the University of Iowa in Iowa City and am a Hawkeye through and through. I met my […]

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Digestive Disease Week 2015

May 26th, 2015

Digestive Disease Week 2015

By Chris A. Aakre, M.D. caaakre

Last week we had 10 residents (and many former residents) presenting their work at Digestive Disease Week in Washington, D.C. Alli Yang Alberto Rubio-Tapia George Saffouri Clayton Spiceland Eddie Krajicek Amanda Cartee Cyril Varghese Eric Vargas Valls Kavel Visrodia Nick Crews Congratulations to everyone who presented!

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May 19th, 2015

Meet the New Chiefs: Bri Vaa

By Chris A. Aakre, M.D. caaakre

    I’m a true Minnesota girl, having lived my entire 30 years here (surprisingly, I moved progressively further south within the state for undergrad, and again for medical school/residency).   When not enjoying medicine, I’m passionate about the outdoors, including hiking (there are numerous beautiful parks and trails in the area), running, and skiing. […]

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