CCaTS Community Engagement in Research

May 19th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Dr. Judith Kaur — Teacher, Healer, Role Model

By Miguel Valdez Soto

Judith Kaur, M.D., says it was her grandmother who first put the thought of becoming a doctor into her head. "My grandmother, Ada, had no formal education, but she was a very wise woman and a very keen observer," Dr. Kaur, medical director for Native American Programs at the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, says in a recent interview with Indian Country Today Media Network. Her grandmother, she says, "was not a healer, but she thought that I had the potential to be a healer, and she was the first one that ever put that little seed in my brain."
Read more.. http://intheloop.mayoclinic.org/discussion/dr-judith-kaur-teacher-healer-role-model/

April 13th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

What is the best way to get information about resources to your community and family?

By Miguel Valdez Soto

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Tags: Community Engaged Research, education, Social Media, social-networking

April 1st, 2015 · Leave a Comment

How long you've been in your desk today? go for a walk and listen this great podcast

By Miguel Valdez Soto

Tags: collective impact, Community Engaged Research, education

March 12th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

My Patient Doesn’t ‘Do’ Vaccines, what would you do?

By Miguel Valdez Soto

March 5th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

The importance of not using big words when talking to the public and other stakeholders

By Miguel Valdez Soto

February 18th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Call for Proposals: Your Opportunity to Make Social Media Week Even Greater

By Miguel Valdez Soto

You've created new ways to use social networking platforms, some worked and others not so much. Same thing with digital tools for monitoring and measuring.

If you're a marketing pro, you've come up with innovative ways to persuade C-Suiters about the value of digital engagement.

Perhaps you're a provider, patient, or caregiver who has developed effective tactics for using digital tools to work collaboratively to deliver -- and receive -- diagnosis and treatment.

What worked? What didn't? Why not? What would you do differently?

Let these questions inspire to you to propose a presentation or case study for the Mayo Clinic Social Media Summit (June 16-17) at our Rochester campus.

Or perhaps you would like to lead a panel discussion of a broader topic. Pull together others who share your interest, and propose the topic together.

Good news: you have a full month. Reality check: February only has 28 days.

Download the Summit Proposal Submission Worksheet to help you prepare your presentation, panel or case study submission.

Submit your proposal online by: Monday, March 9, 2015

Accepted proposals announced by: Monday, March 30, 2015

February 16th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Summer Public Health Institute 2015

By Miguel Valdez Soto

May 26 – June 12, 2015

The Summer Public Health Institute, now in its 14th year, offers courses for students and practice professionals in public health and related fields. Participants can build or expand their professional expertise, learn best practices, broaden career options, network with other professionals or explore a new area of interest. Courses are intensive, highly interactive and applications based with opportunities for field trips, case studies, hands-on labs and simulations.

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