Posts (20)

Thu, May 4 8:01pm · Providing Physical Therapy in Rural Honduras

By: Jordan McGowan

In February of 2017, I traveled to Honduras with other members of the physical therapy program from the Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences: one professor and 3 students. Our mission was to meet up with functional therapy students at

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Thu, Apr 27 5:56pm · I Now Pronounce You Man and Muxe

  By: Domenic F. Fraboni   The following is a fictional vignette: I have a penis. Well, I was born with one, I guess. The sex organs I was born with would make you think I am a man. However, I identify as a woman who [...]

Fri, Apr 7 11:14am · Do Not Oversimplify MLK’s Complex Legacy

A very belated Martin Luther King Day post

By: James H. Lee 

A couple of months ago, I was tasked with reporting on the Office for Diversity’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day event – “Content of Character, Color of Skin; Has Dr. King’s Dream

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Fri, Mar 31 2:30pm · Who's Driving This Thing?!

By: Domenic Fraboni

The story of a group of

 Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) students who take command of a full-court, Special Olympic basketball team in its inaugural year and the invaluable lessons, memories, and skill set the experience brought to their health care

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Thu, Jan 26 9:20pm · Health Disparities: Equity vs Equality

By: Margaret O. Akinhanmi

“What does health disparity mean to you?” This was the first question asked by the instructor of the Mayo Clinic Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCaTS) course, ‘What Every Researcher Needs to Know about Health Disparities’. Our instructor, Dr. Joy

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Thu, Jan 12 10:06pm · An Evening at the Ivories

By: Domenic F. Fraboni

An employee highlight on Francie Dahlin.

 

“I learn just fine. Well, in most subjects. Some topics like math or economics may not come as easily to me, no matter how hard I try to understand them. I

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Oct 14, 2016 · Doing a 180° on disABILITY

 

By: Domenic Fraboni

For those of you who may not be aware, October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. This month’s origin took root back in 1945. It was then that our US Congress labeled the first week in October “National Employ the Physically

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Dec 16, 2016 · Taking a Knee for Change

By: Domenic Fraboni

A summary and reflection on the panel discussion “Taking a Knee: Social Injustice Protest on the Football Field and Beyond" - (with some additional commentary and proposed questions of my own)

 

Panel Members:

 

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Dec 8, 2016 · Throwing Unconscious Bias into the Spotlight

By: James H. Lee

On November 30, a crowd of Mayo employees and students gathered in Phillips Hall to unpack unconscious bias. We were presented with a narrative of four individuals with absurd names – Nin, Goo, Zug, Yak – and then asked to rank

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Dec 14, 2016

James is such an awesome writer! Great post and great insight! Love, Dom [...]
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