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October 22, 2009

The joys and benefits of adoption

By Jennifer Lineburg Jennifer Lineburg (@jennifer lineburg)

“The numberous resources offered by Mayo Clinic for employees looking to adopt, reminded me why I feel so lucky to work at this institution.”
— Dana Baker

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Tags: adoption, Employee Stories, Mayo Clinic in Florida

September 28, 2009

Interview with a New Nurse Manager in Florida

By Jennifer Lineburg Jennifer Lineburg (@jennifer lineburg)

Linda Rhodes, coordinator of Management Development, recently interviewed the new nurse manager of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Orthopedic Surgery at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Florida. She talks about her experience throughout orientation and her transition from Mayo Clinic’s Arizona campus.

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Tags: Employee Stories, Mayo Clinic Florida

September 10, 2009

Becoming an Employee after 35 Years as a Mayo Patient

By Lee Aase Lee Aase (@LeeAase)

Linda Rockey’s first experience at Mayo Clinic was in 1971, when her grandmother insisted that she come to Mayo Clinic for treatment of her worsening Crohn’s disease. “It was a week that just changed my life,” she says. Thirty years later Mayo neurosurgeon Dr. Fredric Meyer operated on Linda to repair a double aneurysm in her […]

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Tags: Aneurysm, Brain surgery, Crohn's Disease, Employee Stories, Linda Rockey, Mayo Clinic, Patient Stories, Volunteer

July 7, 2009

Tools to Live Well

By CSMMayo CSMMayo (@csmmayo)

Part of my job as a clinical dietitian is to teach others how to be healthy. I’m sure other employees feel as I do that sometimes it’s hard to practice what we preach. Because of the new LiveWell program at Mayo Clinic, this isn’t as much of an obstacle anymore. The LiveWell program offers many tools […]

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Tags: Employee Stories, Florida, human resources, Jacksonville

June 19, 2009

Sinatra guy

By CSMMayo CSMMayo (@csmmayo)

This particular morning, as I made my rounds, I knew I had to hold up my end of the deal as I approached the door of my last patient of the morning. I had not seen him for a few days, and the last day I had with him he was not feeling well at […]

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Tags: Arizona, Cardiology, Employee Stories, nursing

June 8, 2009

License Plates

By Mystery User

It’s 5:04 p.m. on a normal Tuesday afternoon. The parking lot is starting to empty and the exits on the Mayo Clinic Arizona campus are busy. I am anxious to get home after a long work day, but while waiting in line to turn right onto 56th Street, I am reminded of the pride we […]

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Tags: Arizona, Employee Stories, Employees

May 19, 2009

Achieving Improved Fitness and Health at Mayo Clinic

By Barbara Sorensen Barbara Sorensen (@barb sorensen)

As Mayo Clinic employees, we are very fortunate to have a state-of-the-art fitness center on the Mayo Clinic Rochester campus. Called the Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center, it is supported by a generous gift from Dan Abraham, founder of SlimFast International and a leading advocate for the principles of healthy living. The belief is that […]

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Tags: DAHLC, Dan Abraham, Employee Stories, fitness, health and wellness, healthy living center, pilates

February 20, 2009

Awash in a Lovely Red Sea

By Barbara Kermisch Barbara Kermisch (@barbara kermisch)

As a woman with heart disease who works at Mayo, I arrived on Friday, Feb. 6, National Wear Red Day, and made my way through hallways and into elevators that were filled with people dressed in a rainbow of  shades of red!  Being awash in a lovely red sea of Mayo employees coming out to support women’s heart […]

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Tags: Employee Stories, Heart & Heart Surgery

February 10, 2009

Summer III Nursing Experience

By Jenny LaMaster Jenny LaMaster (@lamaster)

It may sound somewhat strange to be talking about Summer during the middle of winter in Minnesota, but over 700 nursing students from across the country have just completed their Summer III Nursing Program applications in hopes of being selected for the nearly 140 positions at one of Mayo Clinic’s hospitals in Rochester, Minnesota. Mayo’s […]

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Tags: Employee Stories, Employees, nursing

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