The Mayo Clinic Transform symposium is a multidisciplinary conference for thought-provoking, inspiring ideas hosted by the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation and takes place Sept. 7–9. View the entire schedule of renowned speakers on the Transform website. If you can’t be...

    Guest Blog Post By Transform 2013 Presenter, Susan Mazer   When I first heard about the experience trap, I seriously did not get it. I was struggling to use my experience to solve problems that did not exist even a decade ago. It...

  Article originally featured at In The Loop.   The opening ceremony was like a mini-Olympics. Teams of youngsters from more than 40 states and 15 countries carried their respective flags as they entered the auditorium at the University of Tennessee for the...

http://youtu.be/1nZpU2UHf6I   #ThrowbackThursday today! Going back to Transform 2012, Garrison Keillor, host and producer for Minnesota Public Radio, takes the stage to talk about his experiences at Mayo Clinic, and the need for humanity in healthcare....

  The Target Simplicity Challenge, announced at Transform 2013, has now started its semi-finalist phase.  More than 480 people submitted ideas to innovate healthcare in two categories that address some of the most critical opportunities in healthcare today: helping people make...

http://youtu.be/Wbcwh9TFVxM   At this year's Transform symposium, our Diamond sponsor, Target, created a flurry of excitement both at the symposium and online when they announced the Target Simplicity Challenge. Target is crowdsourcing innovators, entrepreneurs, thinkers, tinkers and all those in between, for the...

John Roger Alden Shepherd, Mayo Medical Student (Class of 2015), participated in a one-week selective with Mayo Clinic’s Center for Innovation, learning from the Community Health Transformation platform. Here is his reflection detailing his observations and learning in Mayo Clinic’s...

Do you know what killed the cat? It certainly wasn’t curiosity. Curiosity is a necessary means of achieving insights and key learnings, as it applies to research. But that doesn’t mean it should be limited to research settings. I recently worked on...