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Her Relay: Overcoming a Childhood Tumor to Being An Advocate for Life

Her Relay: Overcoming a Childhood Tumor to Being An Advocate for Life

Written by Erin Mobley, Adult BMT Data Specialist at Mayo Clinic in Florida I wanted to go skiing for my seventh birthday, but instead I celebrated in the hospital with family and friends, and a pediatric oncologist.  Two months earlier, in September 1993, on my first day of first grade, I had [...]

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Not-so-random acts of kindness

Not-so-random acts of kindness

It started with a blog post. Danielle Teal, a web production specialist at Mayo Clinic, had written about her New Year's resolution to do one simple act of kindness every day of the year. A friend was so inspired by Teal's post that she decided she'd try to do the [...]

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Heritage Days Film Celebrates the Franciscan Tradition of Mayo Clinic

Heritage Days Film Celebrates the Franciscan Tradition of Mayo Clinic

There are two films for Heritage Days this year – both are original productions funded with generous support from benefactors. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at one. It’s a documentary called Healing Hands: The Sisters of St. Francis and Mayo Clinic. The film will be shown on every Mayo campus throughout [...]

Created by Barbara Sorensen

Heritage Days Film Celebrates 100 Years of Our Primary Value

Heritage Days Film Celebrates 100 Years of Our Primary Value

What does a 1910 Packard automobile have to do with the future of Mayo Clinic? Plenty, it turns out – because that car is the “vehicle” for dramatizing the story of how Dr. William J. Mayo formulated the concept that we uphold as the primary value of Mayo Clinic: “the [...]

Created by Barbara Sorensen

Having a Heart: My Mayo Moment

Having a Heart: My Mayo Moment

As a new Mayo Clinic employee, I had a particular notion of what it meant to become a part of the clinic even before I started. During the orientation process, various people shared anecdotes relating the strong heritage and culture of Mayo Clinic. Each story spoke to why Mayo Clinic [...]

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Mayo Clinic is my answer

Mayo Clinic is my answer

People often ask 22-year-veteran Kay Thiemann why she has stayed at Mayo Clinic for so many years. Her answer is simple: “Because we embrace our mission to put the needs of the patient first. And because we are committed to delivering quality care for our patients each and every time. [...]

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Sharing nursing knowledge

Sharing nursing knowledge

Nurse publishing can significantly impact the quality of life for a patient. As registered nurses, we coordinate the care of our patients every day; however, we also impact patient care through collegial information sharing. The article, "Carnitine Deficiency: Implications for OR Nurses," is one such example of how registered nurses' scholarly activities [...]

Created by Jenny LaMaster

Hearing Bells at Mayo Clinic in Rochester?  It’s the Carillon!

Hearing Bells at Mayo Clinic in Rochester? It’s the Carillon!

Annenberg Plaza in Rochester, Minn., is a beautiful spot on the downtown Mayo Clinic campus. In the summer when the flowers are in bloom, it can be a relaxing place to spend time between appointments or to eat lunch. It is also a great place to hear the bell music [...]

Created by Barbara Sorensen

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