50 years ago today by Don Bania

Patient stories are one of the great things we get out of working at Hennepin Healthcare. This story came in the other day and touched our hearts, as we are sure it will touch yours. Greetings, HCMC Doctors and Colleagues, Yesterday, August 19th, 2020 marked the 50th Anniversary of my motorcycle accident. Attached is a…

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Life in 2020 as an LGBTQ+ medical student: Gaining experience and living with purpose through a pandemic and social change

For his first two years of medical school at the University of Minnesota, Mitchell Moe spent most of his time sitting through lectures day after day and studying hour and hour afterwards. Now this year is a pivotal one for Mitchell as he prepares to start his clinical rotations, gain hands-on experience, and see healthcare…

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illustration of colon, colon cancer screening, prevent diseases before they happen, cancer prevention strategies, fecal occult blood testing, blood in the stool, dr rachel silva, primary care, early cancer screenings

Why I care about colon cancer screening

When I went to medical school, I knew I would work in an aspect of medicine that I’d have the opportunity to work with patients long term. 

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grandparents with grandchildren, impact, impact care model, terminally ill patients, hospice like support, hospice of the twin cities

When you’re not ready for hospice: the IMPACT care model

IMPACT is a Medicare model utilized at Hospice of the Twin Cities that provides support and care coordination for terminally-ill patients.

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Cattails Line A Northern Wisconsin Lake, mac scheuble, boating accident, limb threatening injury, level I pediatric trauma, limb preservation

Mac’s story

For Mac Scheuble of Waconia, Minnesota, life was all about fishing, football, friendship and family. At 13, he faced a major injury.

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