Education is one of the "three shields" of Mayo Clinic and professional education is an integral part of the mission of Mayo Clinic Health System – Franciscan Healthcare. View the information below on our ongoing educational programs, as well as professional education events.
Mayo Clinic Health System - Franciscan Healthcare offers a variety of education programs for the community. You may search for classes and events using the Classes and Events link in the upper right of the page. The search tool gives you options to narrow your findings (keywords, location/distance, date, category, etc.)
Some programs have multiple meeting dates or schedules. View our Community Education page for a listing of series-based educational events.
Across the year Mayo Clinic Health System - Franciscan Healthcare hosts numerous educational programs for medical professionals. View the list of upcoming programs.
La Crosse-Mayo Family Medicine Residency
The La Crosse-Mayo Family Medicine Residency is one of the most recognized training programs for family physicians in the Upper Midwest. The program has been the source of many family physicians who now practice in many communities in our area.
Franciscan Healthcare School of Anesthesia
The nurse anesthesia program is a partnership among the Franciscan Healthcare School of Anesthesia, University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, and Viterbo University. It is the oldest nurse anesthesia program in the state of Wisconsin, established in 1942. Students that successfully complete the 36-month program are eligible to sit for the national board certification exam to become a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA).
PGY1 pharmacy residency programs build on Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.
Nursing and Allied Health Clinical Experiences
Clinical experiences in the health care setting are an integral part of the education process and Franciscan Healthcare is pleased to partner with academic institutions to support these experiences.
Mayo Clinic Health System – Franciscan Healthcare is a founding partner of the La Crosse Medical Health Science Consortium and participates in the Center's research and health advancement efforts.