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W. Bruce Fye Center For the History of Medicine: Denmark


Dr. Will's 1914 tour of Scandinavia and Russia included a visit to Denmark.

Thorkild Rovsing, Copenhagen, Denmark

(William J Mayo Friendship Gallery)



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Guide/ Contents

These links serve as your quick guide through our exhibit.  Click on a link that interests you to find more information.  To return to the first page click the top tab titled "Mayo Family Travels" or look for the Back to Start link in the Introduction on every page.

United States | 
Argentina |  Australia and New Zealand |  Austria |  Belgium |  Brazil |  Canada |  Czekoslovakia [Czech Republic] |  Cuba |  Denmark |  Ecuador |  England |  Finland |  France |  Ireland |  Italy |  Mexico |  Peru |  Scotland |  Serbia |  Spain |  Sweden

Diplomas, Memberships, and Awards
Original Medical Diplomas |   United States Army Commendations and Awards |  Awards and Memberships from United States |  Awards and Memberships from International Organizations

Images courtesy of the W. Bruce Fye Center for the History of Medicine. For use permission, please contact Center staff.

Dr. William J. Mayo


Societas Medica Havniensis

[Copenhagen Medical Society, Denmark]

William J. Mayo

October 11, 1922

The society was founded in 1772 and received a royal designation in 1782.  Dr. Will received this certificate of election as an Honorary Member in the society.


Dr. Charlie Mayo

Dr. Charlie did not receive any awards from Denmark.