Mayo Clinic Series

Register now: Q3 IPI-Mayo Clinic Virtual Speaker Series on July 11 at 11:30 am ET

The Science of Sleep: Healthy Sleep at Home and on the Road

Join the IPI community for our Q3 speaker from Mayo Clinic on the science behind sleep medicine. This discussion will focus on:

  • The universality of sleep in all higher life forms
  • The importance of sleep to general health
  • The basic physiology of sleep
  • Tips and tricks to maximize sleep at home and on the road
  • Health dangers of untreated sleep apnea as well as how it is diagnosed and treated
  • Innovation in sleep medicine

About the speaker:

Dr. Amirala Pasha is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He currently serves as the Practice Chair for the Executive Health Section and is the Division’s Chair for Innovation and Quality. In addition to his clinical practice, he is an attorney and a member of the Minnesota Bar. His research focuses on health law and policy with a special emphasis on FDA law, decisional privacy, and health policy education for clinicians. He is the editor of the recently published book titled Laws of Medicine: Core Legal Aspects for the Healthcare Professional. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Legal Medicine.  

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About the Mayo Clinic and the Institute for Private Investors (IPI) Partnership

For the sixth straight year, Mayo Clinic has been ranked No. 1 'World's Best Hospital' by Newsweek (Feb. 2024).

The Institute for Private Investors (IPI) has established a partnership with Mayo Clinic Executive Health Program that includes a virtual expert speaker series to help our discerning members navigate through the intricate landscape of wellness, performance, longevity and maintaining optimal health.

Beginning in October 2023, this quarterly initiative features distinguished experts addressing an extensive spectrum of vital subjects, encompassing health and wellness, lifestyle cultivation, diet and nutrition, physical fitness, and the fostering of resilience. Speakers provide actionable insights, equipping members with practical and sustainable lifestyle practices aimed at safeguarding their longterm health and enhancing their overall quality of life.

Each virtual session includes extensive Q&A and finishes with breakout discussions to facilitate peer-to-peer interactions regarding the topic presented.

About the Mayo Clinic and the Mayo Clinic Executive Health Program

Mayo Clinic is ranked first in the nation by both U.S. News & World Report and Newsweek, and has an unparalleled reputation as a destination medical center. The Mayo Clinic Executive Health Program has been designed specifically for busy executives working long hours, traveling more, and sleeping less as a career-long preventive health relationship. They are known for their comprehensive and personalized approach and access to world-class specialists, and state-of-the-art tests, screenings and technologies. Available in Minnesota, Florida, Arizona, and London, most executives visit Mayo Clinic either annually or biennially for world-class comprehensive and personalized preventive care appointments.

To find out more about the Mayo Clinic Executive Health Program, please visit here or reach out directly to our liaisons Mike Casey ( and Jeremy Griffin ( who know Campden Wealth and The Institute for Private Investors and would be happy to help you get started. Be sure to let them know you’re a member!


Previous Sessions:

Healthy Longevity – What the Research Shows on Living Longer While Staying Healthy with Dr. Bonnes, MD, MS

April 11, 11:30 am ET

Dr. Sara Bonnes is a board-certified Internal Medicine physician and nutrition expert at Mayo Clinic's Rochester, Minnesota campus.  She has taken the lead role in the research and development of Mayo Clinic's Healthy Longevity program. She shares what the research shows matters most when it comes to longevity and health.  There is a lot of longevity hype out there right now – Dr. Bonnes will share what the science says. She shares research from the Mayo Clinic Healthy Longevity Clinic, and takeaways from working with a multidisciplinary team of dietitians, exercise specialists, pharmacists, resiliency experts, and researchers to create a patient-centered, evidence-based approach to healthy longevity.


Dr. Sara Bonnes, Associate Professor of Medicine, is the medical director of the Healthy Longevity Clinic at Mayo Clinic Rochester. She is board certified in internal medicine and lifestyle medicine.  Before starting her medical training, she pursued undergraduate and graduate training in nutrition at Kansas State University. She completed her medical training at the University of Nebraska Medical Center before moving to Rochester, Minnesota for residency and chief residency. She has been on staff at Mayo since 2014 and continues to practice in general internal medicine, integrative medicine and nutrition clinics. Throughout her medical career, she continues to incorporate her nutrition and lifestyle medicine expertise into care of patients with a wide variety of health concerns, and interest in preventing chronic diseases.

Listen to the Recording: 

-  Healthy Longevity – What the Research Shows on Living Longer While Staying Healthy with Dr. Bonnes, MD, MS (April 11, 2024)


Successful and Sustainable Lifestyle Change with Dr. Karen Grothe – Make Those New Year’s Resolutions Stick!

January 11, 2024

As the New Year excitement begins to wane, we often find ourselves wavering on our health and wellness resolutions. But what if you had the tools and knowledge to make those resolutions not only stick but also become a seamless part of your everyday life?

Dr. Karen Grothe is a Mayo Clinic psychologist with specific expertise in lifestyle change who spends much of her time working with Mayo Clinic patients on weight loss and weight management strategies. Dr. Grothe is a board-certified clinical health psychologist, and a consultant in both the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, and the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, and Nutrition at Mayo Clinic.  She is an Associate Professor of Psychology with over 60 publications and numerous national presentations. Her clinical and research activities focus on the psychological aspects of obesity and bariatric surgery and helping patients with health concerns become more resilient.

This talk will empower you with the knowledge and motivation to recommit to your New Year's resolutions and transform them into lifelong habits. By the end of the session, you'll have a clear roadmap for successful and sustainable lifestyle change that will enable you to achieve your health and wellness goals and enjoy a higher quality of life. Don't miss this opportunity to receive expert guidance from a Mayo Clinic doctor and make lasting improvements in your well-being

Listen to the Recording:

-    Successful and Sustainable Lifestyle Change with Dr. Karen Grothe – Make Those New Year’s Resolutions Stick! with Dr. Karen B. Grothe, PhD, LP (January 11, 2024)


Investing in Women's Health: Menopause Myths and Facts with Mayo Clinic
Kickoff Webcast Thursday, October 19, 2023

The Institute for Private Investors (IPI) is excited to announce the launch of this quarterly Mayo Clinic expert virtual speaker series as part of membership. We will kick off this series Thursday, October 19 at 11:30 am ET with Menopause: Myths and Facts with Dr. Stephanie Faubion.

Dr. Faubion is a respected expert in women’s health and head of the Women’s Health Center at Mayo Clinic, as well as Chair of the Department of Medicine at Mayo Clinic’s Jacksonville, FL campus. She is also the Medical Director for The North American Menopause Society.

She will share about the menopause transition and get any questions answered about what to expect, how to manage symptoms and how women can set themselves up to remain healthy going forward.

Menopause affects 50 percent of the population, and men can be supportive partners and caretakers if they are informed about the subject.

Listen to the Recording:

-    Investing in Women's Health: Menopause Myths and Facts with Mayo Clinic with Dr. Stephanie S. Faubion, MD, MBA (October 19, 2023)