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October 1, 2010

Heritage Days Film Celebrates the Franciscan Tradition of Mayo Clinic

By Barbara Sorensen barb 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 barb 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


April 27, 2009

“Joe Clinic” — the model Mayo employee

By matthew matt dacy

Doorman and Ambassador Patients often comment on the quality of Mayo Clinic employees. You typically hear statements about how the people who work here are friendly and helpful.  Well, that’s a long tradition at Mayo. Let me introduce you to a colleague from our past, an employee who lived out the qualities that we strive for today. His […]

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Tags: Joe Clinic, Joe Fritsch, Loyalty, Mayo employees, Mayo history, Service, Work Ethic


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