The hand that gives the rose

Wojciech Pawlina, Rachel R. Hammer, Jeffrey D. Strauss, Shaun G. Heath, Kristin D. Zhao, Shawn Sahota, Terry D. Regnier, Dawn R. Freshwater, Mary A. Feeley

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"Convocation of Thanks" is the annual ceremony commemorating the gift of body donation to the Mayo Clinic Bequest program in the Department of Anatomy, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. For 26 years, this ceremony of gratitude has given students, researchers, faculty, and family members an opportunity to reflect on the immeasurable value of these gifts. The authors describe the significance of ceremonies such as these in historical context and provide abridged transcripts of participants' speeches.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)139-144
Number of pages6
JournalMayo Clinic proceedings
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2011

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