April 17, 2020
This look back to 1918 and how Mayo Clinic responded to the influenza pandemic is written by Matthew Dacy, director of Mayo Clinic Heritage Hall. Headlines tell the story. “New Disease Is In Rochester Now.” This brief notice appeared in the Rochester Daily Post and Record on Sept. 21, 1918. Taking up barely two inches […]
October 10, 2019
Tuesday, Oct. 8, marked the 100th anniversary of when Dr. Will and Hattie Mayo along with Dr. Charlie and Edith Mayo signed a deed of gift that transferred ownership of the land, buildings and equipment of the medical practice from the Mayo family to Mayo Clinic. They also donated the majority of their life savings. […]
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July 29, 2019
In diverse fields from endocrinology and pathology to epidemiology and public health, female physicians and scientists provided significant contributions during the early days of Mayo Clinic.
June 4, 2019
2019 marks two centuries since the birth of William Worrall Mayo, M.D., on May 31, 1819. Learn more about Dr. Mayo’s humble beginnings in Salford, England.
April 1, 2019
Given in gratitude for the consideration and compassion that the Mayo family showed to the Strassmann family in the late 1930s, a pivotal 16th century anatomy text now housed at Mayo Clinic is a testament to the enduring connection of friendship.
July 5, 2018
For 50 years, the Bernard H. van der Steen Trust has helped ease the financial burden of cancer patients in need at Mayo Clinic
May 4, 2018
A new exhibit at Mayo Clinic’s Rochester campus traces the history of the collaboration between Dr. Charles Mayo and Marie Curie.
March 16, 2018
Arizona was a favorite destination for the Mayo brothers and their wives, traveling by railroad and an early form of motorhome. Today Mayo Clinic’s connection to the desert Southwest is stronger than ever, with a thriving campus in the region the Mayos enjoyed so much.
March 9, 2018
Debuted at the 1933 Chicago World’s Fair, Transparent Man was a breakthrough in educational technology. Today the exhibit lives on, greeting visitors as they enter the Patient Education Center at Mayo Clinic’s Rochester campus.
June 16, 2017
Diagnosed with ALS in the 1930s, the famous baseball player Lou Gehrig not only got the answers he was seeking at Mayo Clinic, he left an enduring mark on the health care organization that still lingers today.