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October 1, 2009 · Leave a Comment

Supporting Yourself and Others

By Linda Rockey Linda Rockey (@linda rockey)

Editor’s note: Linda Rockey is a Mayo Clinic employee who provides administrative support to researchers. Before becoming a Mayo employee, she was a Mayo Clinic patient for 35 years, a story which she tells here. I would like to encourage all patients to seek out a support group for the medical condition you are dealing […]

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September 10, 2009 · Leave a Comment

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┬áto 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

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