Lisa Laurie Ruehmann is apivotal nurse leader in Mayo Clinic’s ambulatory practice. She has served on many committees andworkgroups that support nursing policy, procedures, guidelines, andprotocols. Her background includes longterm care, urology, gynecology, vascular, orthopedic surgery, and telephonetriage. She served as a staff nurse in ambulatory care, internal medicine andfamily medicine, prior to becoming the nursing supervisor of a family medicineresidency practice. She has also earnedthe distinction of a Mayo Clinic Silver Quality Fellow.