International Symposium Mayo Clinic Model of Care 2023 - Livestream (virtual)

October 9, 2023 to October 10, 2023

Course Directors: Mohamad Bydon, M.D., Lois E. Krahn, M.D., Jorge Pascual, M.D., and Stacey Rizza, M.D.

October 9 - 10, 2023 - Internet Live Activity - Rochester, Minnesota

Mayo Clinic is pleased to announce a two-day symposium for international medical leaders designed to provide in-depth exposure to the mission, values and systems that have made Mayo Clinic a recognized leader in medicine worldwide.

Through presentations, tours, open discussions, and question and answer sessions, participants will gain a cohesive understanding of Mayo Clinic's integrated model of health care delivery. Whatever your role in health care, we hope you'll find value and new ideas at the symposium. We expect to learn as much from you as you do from us.

Target Audience

This symposium is tailored for international clinicians, healthcare executives, administrators, and business leaders. Participants are expected to have a proficient understanding of English.

Learning Objectives

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Simultaneous Mandarin interpretation is available at this event.

Discounts are available to groups of 5 or more. Please contact for more information.

Live (in-person) registration deadline: September 20, 2023

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 10.00 Attendance
Event starts: 
10/09/2023 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
10/10/2023 - 5:00pm

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Day 1
Monday, October 9, 2023 


Topic & Speaker 



Mayo Clinic History and Values 
Robert Brown, M.D. 

  • Review Mayo Clinic values, and how they relate to culture and professionalism.
  • Review strategies to imbed values in an organization. 


Mayo Clinic Model of Care 
Mohamad Bydon, M.D.



Three Shield Integration 
Karen Helfinstine, Jason Pitzen, and Amy Oxentenko, M.D. 


  • To define the role of the Education Shield at Mayo Clinic and its connection into Practice and Research.
    To share the strategic direction of Education and how it aligns with Mayo Clinic’s 2030 plan. 


  • Discuss challenges and opportunities facing biomedical research. 
  • Identify tactics to support clinicians engaged in research. 


  • Define the charge and scope of Mayo Clinic’s clinical practice and practice oversight. 
  • Detail the Mayo Clinic Practice Priorities to achieve Bold.Forward. 
  • Describe how Mayo Clinic’s Enterprise Specialty Councils work to converge and collaborate on practice priorities. 


International Strategy 
Biju Samkutty 



International Practice Offerings  
Stacey Rizza, M.D. 

  • Understand Mayo Clinic’s Practice History. 
  • Appreciate Practice services Mayo shares with international collaborators and partners. 


International Referral Offices 
Jorge Pascual, M.D.



Mayo Clinic Care Network 
Sarah Staal 

  • Understanding the Mayo Clinic Care Network and the benefits of participation  
  • Explore program enhancements for value delivery in member organizations’ markets 


Innovations in Interventional Oncology 
Rahmi Oklu, M.D., Ph.D. 

  • Understand endovascular approaches to cancer therapy 
  • Identify challenges with tumor ablation 
  • Compare chemical ablation to radiation ablation 


International Academic Solutions 
Lois Krahn, M.D. 

  • Highlight major needs in international healthcare provider education 
  • Explore the Mayo Clinic initiatives and programs responding to these needs 


Innovations in Transplant 
Timucin Taner, M.D., Ph.D. 

  • To provide an overview of the transplant practice at Mayo Clinic 
  • To present the novel and innovative approaches Mayo Clinic transplant program introduced in the past 5 years 


Innovations in Orthopedic Surgery that Drive Our Destination Surgical Practice 
Rafael Sierra, M.D. 

  • To learn about the complex and serious conditions in orthopedic surgery that drive innovation efforts within our department. 
  • To learn about the innovations in orthopedic surgery that have driven our destination surgical practice. 
  • To learn about the innovations in orthopedic surgery that support the missions of education and research. 


Innovations in Neurosurgery and Neuroscience 
Mohamad Bydon, M.D. 

  • To understand innovations in surgical management of neurological disease.
  • To understand the impact of robotics in neurosurgery. 


Innovations in Proton Beam 
Nadia Laack, M.D. 



Innovations in Gastroenterology 
Nav Buttar, M.D. 



Bringing the Mayo Model of Cancer Care to the World 
Sikander Ailawadhi, M.D. 

Day 2
Tuesday, October 10, 2023 


Topic & Speaker 



Harnessing the Power of Platform Thinking to Transform Healthcare 
Maneesh Goyal 

  • Define a platform model versus pipeline model for healthcare 
  • Show how to enable data collaboration while safeguarding patient privacy and intellectual property 
  • Illustrate a business model for healthcare transformation globally 


Center for Digital Health 
Steve Ommen, M.D. 



Mayo Atlas - Using AI to Exploit Empirical Evidence 
Hamid Tizhoosh, Ph.D. 

  • What is the difference between supervised AI versus unsupervised AI  
  • Why is information retrieval a topic in medicine  
  • How to create atlases from evidently diagnosed cases  
  • How to use multimodal atlas search 
  • What is the benefit of multimodal search 


Aligning Actions with Vision to Transform Healthcare 
Sarah Poncelet 

  • Why is it important? Define strategy and its applications to healthcare  
  • What is strategy? Introduce key concepts, tools, and principles of strategy formulation   
  • How do I do it? Discuss approaches to create sustainable competitive advantage that leverages a firm’s core competencies 



Mayo Collaborative Services 
William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D. 

  • Understand the services and reach of Mayo Collaborative Services in extending Mayo Clinic's knowledge to healthcare providers.
  • Identify specific examples and use cases where patients and healthcare providers have successfully leveraged Mayo Collaborative Services to improve diagnostic accuracy and patient care


Clinical Trial Research at Mayo Clinic 
Naveen Pereira, M.D. 



Advances in Individualized Medicine at Mayo Clinic 
Brendan Lanpher, M.D. 

  • Understand modern genetic testing options and how they can be applied to novel populations 
  • Understand new approaches to treat and cure genetic diseases 


Supply Chain Management 
Eric Tichy, Pharm D, M.B.A

  • Describe characteristics of a top performing healthcare supply chain management organization 
  • Discuss innovative supply chain solutions that unlock transformative and sustainable organizational performance. 
  • Explain Mayo Clinic strategic initiatives to promote responsible supply chain management and improve security of pharmaceutical supply 


International Hospital Quality & Benchmarking 
Sean Dowdy, M.D



Mayo Clinic Patient Safety System: Safety by Design 
Susan Cullinan, M.D. 

  • Discuss challenges in measuring patient safety 
  • Describe how safety culture influences safe behaviors and the ability of an organization to identity safety of current operations 
  • Identify the key components if a healthcare organization’s safety system 
  • Describe key leadership behaviors that will influence the safety of care in an organization 
  • Identify ways to enhance an organization’s learning and execution function to improve patient safety 


Innovations in Cardiology  
Rajiv Gulati, M.D., Ph.D. 



Introduction to Mayo Clinic Global Consulting 
Robert Nesse, M.D. 

  • The presentation will orient participants to the Mayo Clinic Global Consulting model and explain the scope of services offered to clients. 


Internet Live Activity
Rochester, MN 55902
United States

All travel and lodging expenses are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

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Available Credit

  • 10.00 Attendance


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Discounts are available to groups of 5 or more. Please contact for more information.

Live (in-person) registration deadline: September 20, 2023

To claim credit for livestream participation in this course, learners must view the content during the hours posted for the live activity.  This course is not approved for on-demand delivery. 

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