HCC Rochester MN

HCC Rochester was initiated in 2021 as a partnership between Mayo Clinic and  Rochester STEM Academy. The faculty sponsors of the program at the medical school are Dr. Kathryn Van Abel, Dr. Semirra Bayan, and Dr. Liz Valencia.

The High School Program Leader at Rochester Stem Academy is Mr. Daniel Zacharda under the leadership of Principal Dr. Charlene Ellingson.

Kathryn Van Abel, MD
HCC Faculty Sponsor
Associate Professor, Research Chair
Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery
Mayo Clinic

Semirra Bayan, MD
HCC Faculty Sponsor
Assistant Professor, Associate Program Director
Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery
Mayo Clinic

Liz Valencia, MD, JD, FCLM
HCC Faculty Sponsor
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiology
Mayo Clinic