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


Dr. Charlie went to Spain during his 1925 Interstate Post Graduate Assembly tour.  It is possible that Dr. Will also visited Spain during one of his European visits.


Rodriguez Fornos, Spain

(Charles H. Mayo Friendship Gallery)



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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.

International Travels
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

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Dr. William J. Mayo

Sociedad de Cirugia de Madrid

[Society of Surgery of Madrid, Spain]

William J. Mayo

July 1, 1933

Honorary membership presented to Dr. Will for his establishment of the Mayo Clinic and achievement in the art of surgery.


Dr. Charlie Mayo

 El Instituto Médico Valenciano

[Valencia Institute of Medicine, Spain]

Charles H. Mayo

May 22, 1925

This insignia and letter were awarded to Dr. Charlie for his work in the practice and research in the medical sciences.


Comisión Provincial Permanente del Hospital de la Facultad de Valencia

[Standing Committee of the Faculty of the Hospital of Valencia, Spain] 

Charles H. Mayo

May 22, 1925

Certificate and insignia were awarded to Dr. Charlie upon his acceptance to honorary membership of the hospital faculty.


La Real Academia Nacional de Medicina

[The Royal National Academy of Medicine, Madrid, Spain]

Charles H. Mayo

May 20, 1925

The academy was formed in 1734 during the enlightenment period in Europe.  It is now part of the Spanish Royal Academy of Sciences.  Dr. Charlie received membership in recognition of his work and high merits in the field of medicine.


El Instituto Médico Valenciano, Spain

[Medical Institute of Valencia]

Charles H. Mayo

May 22, 1925

The institute was formed in 1841 to promote scientific activity, medical knowledge and professionalism among its members.  This honorary membership certificate was awarded to Dr. Charlie for his “continuing and influential work in the research and science of medicine.”