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Items Tagged ‘Kern Scholars’

October 4, 2017

Swimming with sharks nets funding for research projects during the inaugural Kern Scholar Shark Tank

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

The Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery Kern Health Care Delivery Scholars Program held an inaugural Shark Tank–like event, October 2, 2017. The event launched the bi-annual scholar retreat, incorporated into the opening social gathering. These social gatherings provide an opportunity for Kern Scholars Program […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Kern Health Care Delivery Scholars, Kern Scholars


June 20, 2017

Sharing the evidence, building awareness at AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

At Mayo Clinic, research is integral to everything we do for patients. While seeking to address the world’s most challenging health care problems, our researchers work hand-in-hand with health care providers and other professionals to build the evidence base for practice transformation. In the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the […]

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Tags: AcademyHealth, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Kern Scholars


August 4, 2016

What’s best for my child? What’s best for my patient?

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

Informed consent made easier in pediatric emergency sedation The science of health care delivery can be very exciting – sometimes offering a futuristic peak into the way things could be. Soon we may have an app that enables near instantaneous health data analysis and distillation, and brings individualized care suggestions to a provider’s fingertips. Crunching […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, emergency department, Kern Health Care Delivery Scholars, Kern Scholars, M. Fernanda Bellolio


June 15, 2016

2016 Kern Health Care Delivery Scholars Named — The next generation of health care delivery clinical researchers

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

The Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery is pleased to welcome four new scholars to the Kern Health Care Delivery Scholars Program.   Elizabeth Lorenz, M.D. – Nephrology and Hypertension Research Focus:  Health outcomes after transplant Mentorship Team:  Andrea Cheville, M.D.; David Eton, Ph.D.; Kathleen […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Elizabeth Lorenz, Kern Health Care Delivery Scholars, Kern Scholars, Michael Wilson, Oliver Tobin, Rahma Warsame


March 3, 2016

Changes in Medical Education: Shifting Doctors’ Attitudes in Medicine

By Meghan Knoedler meghanknoedler

Medical school training and admissions are going through many changes.  The medical school entrance exam (Medical College Admission Test or MCAT) is one of the notable changes.   For many years, the test focused on objective knowledge based on general chemistry and stoichiometry, organic chemistry. The test made a drastic change in 2015 decreasing the questions […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Kern Scholars, obesity, population health


September 8, 2015

Training the Next Generation of Health Care Delivery Clinical Researchers

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

Physicians encounter big questions in their practice beyond individual patient diagnosis, treatment and procedures – questions that, if answered, could improve patient outcomes and health care delivery around the world. We hope to answer questions like:  How can we best prepare patients successfully for organ transplantation?  How can we use big data to understand how […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Kern Scholars, Peter Noseworthy, Rozalina McCoy


August 4, 2015

From the Desk of a Scholar – Learning, Collaboration, Community

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

  Shannon Dunlay, M.D., is an assistant professor of medicine at Mayo Clinic, with joint appointments in Cardiovascular Diseases and Health Sciences Research, and a recent Health Care Delivery Scholar in the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery.  ________________________________________________________________________ Having recently completed two years as a […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Kern Scholars, OptumLabs


April 7, 2015

On Being a Kern Scholar in the Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

  M. Fernanda Bellolio, M.D., is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Mayo Clinic, and a Health Care Delivery Scholar in the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery.  ________________________________________________________________________ I remember like yesterday when I received an e-mail from Drs. Jon Tilburt (@DrJonTilburt) and […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Kern Scholars, M. Fernanda Bellolio, OptumLabs


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