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June 19th, 2017

The new interns have arrived!

By gruberl 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 gruberl 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


December 8th, 2016

2016-2017 Fellowship Match Results

By Justin Fiala, M.D. jfiala2

    Congratulations to all of our residents, past and present, who participated in The Match this year!   Take a look at where the Mayo IM residents matched:      

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Tags: Fellowship, Match, Match Day


October 12th, 2016

Residents Hit the Gym as the Internal Medicine Residency Fitness Challenge Begins

By Justin Fiala, M.D. jfiala2

At the beginning of this month, the Internal Medicine Residency at Mayo Clinic, Rochester started its first ever Fitness Challenge. The initiative is the brainchild of program director, Dr. Amy Oxentenko and former-chief-resident-turned-staff-member, Dr. Bri Vaa, and seeks to improve the health and overall wellbeing of residents and staff within the Internal Medicine Residency. The […]

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September 2nd, 2016

Resident Spotlight – Dr. Ginny Dines

By Justin Fiala, M.D. jfiala2

Resident Spotlight with Dr. Ginny Dines, PGY-2   Tell us a little bit about yourself I grew up here in Minnesota, about 20 minutes southwest of Minneapolis. I moved to Washington DC for college and medical school at Georgetown University.  Leaving the Midwest was a big change for me, but I loved my eight years […]

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Tags: couples match, resident


August 3rd, 2016

Mayo Clinic Ranked Number 1 by U.S News and World Report

By Justin Fiala, M.D. jfiala2

Hot off the presses: Mayo Clinic has been ranked number 1 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report on their annual “Best Hospitals” list!   The U.S. News and World Report rankings are based on a number of metrics (including survival, patient safety, and nurse staffing, among others) which are combined to determine a hospital’s […]

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