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January 3, 2011

What would Dr. Will and Dr. Charlie Tweet?

By Lee Aase Lee Aase

When we were discussing creation of the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media last year, our Mayo Clinic chief administrative officer, Shirley Weis, said something that struck a chord with me. We had been talking about some of the ways our Mayo Clinic YouTube channel had helped patients get information they needed, and Ms. Weis said, […]

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Tags: Dr. Charlie Mayo, Dr. Will Mayo, Mayo Brothers, Twitter, YouTube


October 1, 2010

Heritage Days Film Celebrates the Franciscan Tradition of Mayo Clinic

By Barbara Sorensen Barbara 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 10, 2010

Heritage Days Film Celebrates 100 Years of Our Primary Value

By Barbara Sorensen Barbara 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


May 7, 2010

Dr. Jack the Helping Dog

By Barbara Sorensen Barbara Sorensen

When thinking of ways to share what makes Mayo special, Matt Dacy (a Mayo employee) along with a handful of colleagues decided on a children’s book. They didn’t have to look far for inspiration. They looked to Dr. Jack, a very special member of the Mayo Clinic care team. In mid-April, I had the opportunity […]

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Tags: Children's book, History of Mayo, Jack the Dog, Mayo Brothers, Mayo Model of Care, Service Dog, Teamwork


October 15, 2009

Mayo Historical Suite: A Step Back in Time

By Renee Ziemer Renee Ziemer

Take a step back in time to the bustling days of 1928 when the Plummer Building first opened its doors as the “new” Mayo Clinic Building. Today, we can still experience a bit of the setting by visiting the Historical Suite on the third floor of the building. Upon entering the suite, one sees photographs […]

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Tags: Historical Suite, Mayo Brothers, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Legacy, Plummer Building


July 1, 2009

Mayo wear

By Barbara Porter Barbara Porter

“I’ll see all of you at noon at the Foundation House,” I stated as I reminded the Year I Mayo Medical School students of their meeting with prospective students. “Is it Mayo wear?” a voice said, and I could hear the hopeful anticipation that I would say “no” in that voice. “Yes, it is Mayo […]

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Tags: dress code, honoring patients, Mayo Brothers, Mayo culture, medical students, mutual respect


March 11, 2009

Teamwork: More than Just Words

By Barbara Sorensen Barbara Sorensen

Teamwork at Mayo Clinic; it is more than just a word. It’s the very foundation of who we are. Although Dr. William J. (a.k.a. Dr. Will) Mayo and Dr. Charles H. (a.k.a. Dr. Charlie) Mayo were brothers, they were also a committed team who worked closely with each other to care for their patients. They […]

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Tags: Education, Mayo Brothers, team work


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