This story was published in the October 1 edition of the Cannon Falls Beacon.

ROCHESTER — Dr. Bobbie Gostout, president of Mayo Clinic Health System, will retire at the end of the year after 24 years.

A news release said, Dr. Gostout has been the president of the Mayo Clinic Health System for five years.

Dr. Gostout served as a member of the Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees and Mayo Clinic Health System's regional Boards of Directors. 

In addition to her leadership accomplishments, Dr. Gostout has made many contributions to clinical practice and research. 

Dr. Gostout is a nationally recognized expert and leader in gynecologic oncology. Her clinical interests include robotic surgery, and endometrial and ovarian cancer. Her research focuses on quality and safety in surgical care, and physician well-being. 

Dr. Gostout is a professor of obstetrics and gynecology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, and has authored 125 peer-reviewed journal articles and abstracts, advancing the science of gynecologic surgery and gynecologic oncology.


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