Social Committee

February 16, 2018

Snow Tubing Meets Burrito

By Lucinda Gruber gruberl

I’m not a particularly brave person. I don’t like speed, drama, or making split second decisions that influence my safety. When I was 8 years old, I went to a go-kart track and people several decades my senior were lapping me like crazy because I was out for a leisurely morning drive. But that all […]

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Tags: #ChipotleAndSnowTubing, #SnowTubingIsForTheBrave


December 22, 2017

Holiday Festivities Galore!

By Lucinda Gruber gruberl

While last week was for cookie decorating and pet therapy, this week was dedicated to some additional wellness and fun. We completed our second annual stuffed animal drive with impressive success! Over 50 stuffed animals were donated by our residents and will be given to children (and their siblings) who are patients in the hospital […]

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Tags: #HotChocolateRounds, #ResidentsAsMusicians


December 19, 2017

Tis the Season!

By Lucinda Gruber gruberl

The holiday season brings some of my favorite times at Mayo! Everywhere you walk, there are lights and garlands and wreaths making things cozy and bright with a side of warm fuzzy. I love it. St. Marys Hospital has been duded up with lights for the past 3 weeks and the Plummer Building is all decked […]

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Tags: #ChristmasInRoch


October 23, 2017

Fall Fest – A festival of all things Fall

By Lucinda Gruber gruberl

Well, as promised I can give you a full blown account of the Fall Fest activities. We met at Northwood Orchard located just northwest of Rochester. There was apple picking, corn mazing, pumpkin carving, intense s’more making followed by hay rides, a petting zoo, and some intense napping. 🙂 We had an exceptional turnout with residents from all […]

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Tags: #DonutDiva, #FallFest


July 10, 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 8, 2015

End of the Year BBQ

By Joshua Vogt, M.D. jcvogt

Thank you to everyone who came out for our IM end of the year BBQ on May 31. We had a great turn out of residents and their families.  The IM social committee organized great food, fun, and friendly competition.  There were heated volleyball matches, delicious brats and burgers, tasteful music, an engaging master of […]

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March 17, 2015

Fancy Party 2015

By Chris A. Aakre, M.D. caaakre

Thanks to Phil Vatterott and Alex Vengerovsky for the pics!

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Tags: Fancy Party, Social Committee


January 29, 2015

Snow and Salsa 2015

By Chris A. Aakre, M.D. caaakre

Over 50 people came out to Quarry Hill last weekend to enjoy Chipotle, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing! Amanda McCambridge (and her dog Emmitt) even got a mention in the Post Bulletin! If you have more pictures from Saturday, please send them to the chiefs!

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Tags: Snow and Salsa, Social Committee


December 22, 2014

Ugly Sweater Party and White Elephant Gift Exchange!

By Chris A. Aakre, M.D. caaakre

Great fun was had at the ugly sweater party and white elephant gift exchange! See below for some of the fantastically horrendous sweaters and magnificently cheesy white elephant gifts! Thanks for coming and be sure to join us next year!!

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Tags: Christmas Party, Social Committee, Ugly Sweater, White Elephant


December 4, 2014

Ronald McDonald House

By Chris A. Aakre, M.D. caaakre

Thanks to everyone for making last night’s meal at the Ronald McDonald House a success!

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