Sharing Mayo Clinic

Stories from patients, family, friends and Mayo Clinic staff

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January 13th, 2016

Employee, Caregiver, Patient: Many Hats for Andrea Liptac

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

Andrea Liptac describes her journey to Mayo Clinic as a “winding road.” She first learned about Mayo in the early 1990s, when she was living in Montana with her family. At that time, her mother, Kelli Liptac, was diagnosed with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy and congestive heart failure, and was referred to a specialist at Mayo […]

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Tags: congestive heart failure, Dilated Cardiomyopathy, Dr. Barry Boilson, Dr. David Joyce, Employee Stories, Left Ventricular Assist Device, Patient Stories, Rochester Campus, Transplant, Transplant List


February 21st, 2014

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

By SMHNadmin mayoclinic

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 gotten sick and had a […]

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Tags: Cancer, CANCER RESEARCH, Employee Stories, Erin Mobley, Florida, KatieRide, MayoClinicFL, runDonna


July 23rd, 2013

Not-so-random acts of kindness

By SMHNadmin mayoclinic

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 same, each week. That, in […]

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Tags: Danielle Teal, employee activities, Employee Stories, happiness, kindness


October 1st, 2010

Heritage Days Film Celebrates the Franciscan Tradition of Mayo Clinic

By Barbara Sorensen barb sorensen

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 Heritage Days, Oct. 4-8. This […]

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Tags: Employee Stories, Heritage Days, Mayo Brothers, Mayo history


September 10th, 2010

Heritage Days Film Celebrates 100 Years of Our Primary Value

By Barbara Sorensen barb sorensen

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 needs of the patient come […]

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Tags: Employee Stories, Heritage Days, Mayo Brothers, Mayo history


September 7th, 2010

Having a Heart: My Mayo Moment

By CSMMayo csmmayo

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 is one of the most […]

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Tags: Cardiology, Employee Stories, Florida, Teamwork


September 6th, 2010

Mayo Clinic is my answer

By CSMMayo csmmayo

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. It is very important to […]

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Tags: 5252, 5334, 5335, Cardiology, Employee Stories, Florida, Heart & Heart Surgery


August 11th, 2010

Sharing nursing knowledge

By Jenny LaMaster lamaster

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 and contributions to the nursing […]

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Tags: Employee Stories, Mayo Clinic, Nurses, nursing, Perianesthesia Nursing, Perioperative Nursing, Research, Rochester, surgical services


August 10th, 2010

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

By Barbara Sorensen barb sorensen

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 of the Mayo Clinic carillon. […]

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Tags: annenberg plaza, carillon, Employee Stories, music, Rochester


February 1st, 2010

Our organizational heart is our competitive advantage

By Yvette martin yvette martin

In late 2009, Mayo Clinic was named an America’s Best Hospital by U.S. News & World Report. Patients who were surveyed said Mayo’s nursing staff in Phoenix, Arizona, “always listen carefully, give clear explanations and are courteous.” Barbara, a registered nurse at Mayo’s hospital in Phoenix, shares her perspective on our competitive advantage below: Following […]

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Tags: Arizona, Best Places to Work, Employee Stories, human resources, Nurses, nursing, nursing jobs


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