Dr. Lynn Borkenhagen has been a member of the Mayo Clinic staff since 1984. She is trained in Palliative Medicine and is a board certified Advanced Practice Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse. She serves as a Nurse Practitioner in the division of Community Internal Medicine and as an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the College of Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. She has practiced in clinic and hospital settings and currently provides home based care for medically complex elders and their families in the Mayo Clinic Care Transitions and Palliative Care Homebound Program. In 2017 Dr. Borkenhagen was awarded the Mayo Clinic Outstanding Preceptor Award by the Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences and has received the Mayo Model of Care and Individual Excellence in Service Awards for exhibiting high standards of ethics and performance. She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and the American Association of Hospice and Palliative Care Nurses.