One Year As Chief Medical Officer: Challenges Encountered and Lessons Learned (Careers) (Organization Overview)

One Year As Chief Medical Officer: Challenges Encountered and Lessons Learned (Careers) (Organization Overview)

Two years ago I was mid-career in my mid-40S as department chair at Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona. I had been with Mayo since residency training and was reasonably confident in my leadership skills. I had been an associate residency director, chaired multiple important institutional committees and had attended the various leadership courses Mayo had […]

Raymond's Paragraph System: An Alternative Format for the Organization of Gross Pathology Reports and Its Implementation in an Academic Teaching Hospital (Report)

Raymond’s Paragraph System: An Alternative Format for the Organization of Gross Pathology Reports and Its Implementation in an Academic Teaching Hospital (Report)

In July 2005, A. Kevin Raymond, MD, was a guest speaker at the orientation of the new pathology residents at The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Tex. The topic of the lecture was “The Paragraph System,” a gross pathology dictation system that he had developed and successfully used at his own institution, the M. D. Anderson Cancer […]