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Human Resources

April 29, 2019

Hip-Hop Artist and HR Rep Alexander Ou Leads His Dreams

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

Alexander Ou achieves a rewarding balance between his work at Mayo Clinic and a music career by staying focused on his desire to make a positive impact on the world around him.

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Tags: Charter House


April 15, 2019

Going From Gang Life to Taking Care of Others’ Lives

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Sophorn Khoun spent his childhood and teen years immersed in inner city gang culture. Now Sophorn has moved beyond that and made a new life for himself centered on helping and healing.

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October 8, 2018

Making Mayo Clinic Welcoming to All

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Through an array of programs and initiatives, Mayo Clinic is developing a richly diverse workforce that reflects the different experiences and backgrounds of its patients.

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Tags: Bridges to Healthcare, Diversity and Inclusion, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Project Search


November 14, 2012

Loving care, answered prayers and a bake sale

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

For Carey Deacon, the support of co-workers along with her daughter’s medical care reaffirmed her decision to return to work at the “only place she felt passionate about.” Carey Deacon sped from her mother’s graveside to the emergency room with her 15-year-old daughter, Catherine, doubled over in pain beside her in the car. “I was […]

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Tags: Carey Deacon, Catherine Deacon, Charles Coddington, dermoid tumor, employee, Employment, Matthew Robertson, ovary, Surgery, tumor


June 16, 2011

Inspired By My Mayo Clinic Patient Experience

By CSMMayo csmmayo

By: Sarah Gravina During the past few weeks, my Mayo Clinic experience has come full circle.  As a Public Affairs intern, I am able to now use my passion for Mayo Clinic from a new perspective.  My journey at Mayo Clinic began in May 2010. In February 2010, I was diagnosed with a rare inflammatory […]

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Tags: Florida, Patient Story


November 15, 2010

My First Mayo Moments

By CSMMayo csmmayo

Every year, Mayo Clinic’s Public Affairs department welcomes a handful of university students who come to get some real world communications experience. The interns may be assigned any number of tasks, from drafting newsletter articles to handing out programs at events. Here’s a report from Lauren Taylor on her first day at Mayo Clinic: I […]

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Tags: internship, public relations, TV ad


November 12, 2010

Patient Education Wins National Awards

By amy amy hahn sattler

Mayo Clinic’s Section of Patient Education won eight 2010 National Health Information Awards.  The educational material was created with team collaboration from various clinical areas and Media Support Services. Winners earned gold, bronze or merit awards. Booklets Pressure Relief Maneuvers (MC6479), Bronze Teens + Living Well:  Staying Healthy & Safe (MC5727-02), Bronze Pediatric Cohlear Implants […]

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Tags: Education


September 20, 2010

Visit the Transparent Man at Mayo Clinic

By amy amy hahn sattler

The life-size, see-through Transparent Man stands in the Barbara Woodward Lips Patient Education Center at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, educating visitors about the body’s anatomy any physiology. Facts of interest about Mr. Transparent: The 1933 Chicago World’s Fair Mayo Clinic Exhibit introduced him The German Hygiene Museum of Dresden, Germany, created him He spent five […]

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August 11, 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


June 22, 2010

Being a Clinical Nurse Educator in the Surgical ICU

By Jennifer Lineburg jennifer lineburg

Teamwork is critical in Mayo Clinic’s Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU). Working right alongside the team of physicians, Clinical Nurse Educators work to plan and prep for the nursing skills associated with new processes and the use of the unit’s complex equipment. Working in such a high-tech, high-touch environment is rewarding and allows you to […]

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