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August 16th, 2017

Medicine Consults Team Hits the Road

By Lucinda Gruber gruberl

During our PGY3 year, we rotate through the medicine consult service. This rotation focuses primarily on pre and post-operative evaluation and management. We spend time in the hospital helping our colleagues from other specialties with medically complicated patients. We also spend a few days a week performing pre-anesthesia medical exams in our outpatient clinic. This […]

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August 9th, 2017

Congratulations and Thank You!

By Lucinda Gruber gruberl

I want to wish all the residents congratulations for helping Mayo become the Number 1 Hospital in the United States as announced by US News & World Report. We know the residents play an important role in this distinction. Your dedication and hard work help us serve our patients well. Thank you for putting in orders, writing […]

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July 28th, 2017

Summer Fun

By Lucinda Gruber gruberl

Summers in Rochester always remind me that a cold winter is worth it for the gorgeous summer weather. We’ve had a nice run the last few weeks. (Temperatures in the 70-80s with a nice breeze and some sun!) I’ve had a chance to hit the running trails, and I ran into a couple PGY-3s biking […]

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July 24th, 2017

Town Hall Meeting

By Lucinda Gruber gruberl

Today we had a town hall meeting instead of our usual M&M or “Interesting Case” conference. It’s a chance for the chiefs and Dr. Oxentenko (our fearless program director) to update the residents about policy changes, new ideas, etc. It’s also an excuse for us to order Panera sandwiches. We covered a lot of topics […]

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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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June 12th, 2017

Residents enjoying the MN outdoors

By Lucinda Gruber gruberl

We had a beautiful weekend, which included outdoor activities for most of us. I managed to capture some good action shots at the soccer game on Saturday. It was nearly an all IM resident crowd with a few resident spouses thrown in. We were even joined by an endocrinology consultant! The game was intense. Ended in […]

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May 8th, 2017

Mayo Internal Medicine Residency Has Strong Showing at DDW 2017

By Justin Fiala, M.D. jfiala2

Our residents hit the Windy City over the weekend for the annual Digestive Disease Week conference where they showcased their GI-related research and networked with other trainees and experts in the field. Dr. Oxentenko, the IM Residency Program Director, was also at the conference and showed her support for the residents presenting their work. Dr. Oxentenko also […]

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April 24th, 2017

Internal Medicine Residency Program Directors Honored at All Three Mayo Campuses

By Justin Fiala, M.D. jfiala2

The results are in, and the Internal Medicine residency program directors at all three Mayo campuses (Rochester, Arizona, and Florida) were honored with the annual Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education (MCSGME) Program Director Recognition Awards! MCSGME oversees a total of 196 training programs in Rochester, 46 in Arizona, and 45 in Florida, each with its own […]

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Tags: Awards, Education, IM Residency Leadership, Women in Medicine


March 17th, 2017

Meet Our Incoming Residents!

By Justin Fiala, M.D. jfiala2

  The Mayo IM Residency had another successful year in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP)! See below for a list of our incoming residents:  

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Tags: Match, Match Day


December 21st, 2016

Residents Spread Holiday Cheer to Ronald McDonald House Families

By Justin Fiala, M.D. jfiala2

A resident’s schedule is notoriously busy and is packed with night shifts, clinics, and research projects, among myriad other commitments. But none of that stopped a group of Mayo Internal Medicine residents from taking the time to prepare dinner for the children and families staying at the Ronald McDonald House. Continuing the tradition of years […]

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Tags: holiday, resident life, volunteerism