TeriPepin is a Clinical Nurse Specialist in the Department ofNursing and an Instructor in Nursing in the College of Medicine at Mayo Clinic. Teri’s past roles include staff nurse, nursesupervisor, clinical nurse specialist, and US Army Medivac (flight) nurse. Some clinical areas of experience include; OB/Gyn,Reproductive Endocrine, Emergency Department, and Hematology/Oncology/Blood andMarrow Transplant. Teri also served inthe United States Army Nurse Corps. She is board certified as a Clinical NurseSpecialist in Adult-Gerontology Health and is an Oncology Certified Nurse. Teri will soon begin her 43rd yearin professional nursing practice.