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July 15, 2021 · Leave a Comment

In a Word: Carol Fahje on working for Mayo in the UAE, inspiring hope and humility

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

This column spotlights the kinds of people you think about when you think about Mayo Clinic. They’ve answered questions, serious and otherwise, so you can know them better. You see them at bedsides. Behind desks. You may spot them walking down a hall or sprinting across a lobby, making every effort to look like they’re […]

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Tags: Carol Fahje, In a Word, Sheikh Shakbout Medical City


June 25, 2021 · Leave a Comment

‘In a Word’: Megan Hall on seeing beyond the surface, learning to accept praise

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

You see them at bedsides, behind desks. You may spot them walking down a hall or sprinting across a lobby, making every effort to look like they’re walking. You see them talking quietly with a patient and family, or sitting down with you at a meeting. They may be friends, teammates or someone you know […]

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Tags: Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Megan Hall, Nursing


June 25, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Caring Canines make joyous return in Florida

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

The Caring Canine Program in Florida had been suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. After spreading cheer through outdoor signs around campus that featured the friendly pooches, the Caring Canine Program has now begun outdoor visits again. A group of beloved pooches has made a joyous return at Mayo Clinic in Florida. The Caring Canines […]

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Tags: Caring Canine Program, Nicole Beal, Volunteer Services


June 10, 2021 · Leave a Comment

‘Voices of Mayo’: Michael Walter on advantages, challenges of joining the Mayo family at age 62

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

“Voices of Mayo” is a series that highlights Mayo staff and their stories, exploring their diverse backgrounds, the challenges they face, the opportunities they have been given, and their experiences at Mayo Clinic. Michael Walter started his career at Mayo Clinic much later than most people do. Walter, an analyst and programmer, was 62 when […]

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June 10, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Special pair of surgical scissors frame Danielle Jackson’s passion for nursing

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Mayo Clinic has played a role in Danielle Jackson’s life from the day she was born. A special pair of surgical scissors — handed down from her great grandmother — is now a steady companion in her work as a critical care nurse. From the moment Danielle Jackson was born, she’s has had a connection […]

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Tags: Danielle Jackson, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Tammy Jackson


June 10, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Nurse’s care during frightening time motivates family’s gift to Mayo Clinic

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

A family’s gratitude for the care provided to their young son led them to provide scholarships to pediatric nurses at Mayo Clinic for continuing education, certification or conference attendance. Jessica Mc Nallan, young Nathan’s nurse, says she’s humbled and notes that the inspiration goes both ways. On a scary night in the Pediatric Intensive Care […]

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Tags: Jessica Mc Nallan, Mayo Clinic Children's Center


June 8, 2021 · Leave a Comment

‘In a Word’: Jennifer Bond on challenging status quo, speaking up, leading with heart

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

“In a Word” spotlights the kinds of people you think about when you think about Mayo Clinic. They’ve answered questions, serious and otherwise, so you can know them better. You see them at bedsides. Behind desks. You may spot them walking down a hall or sprinting across a lobby, making every effort to look like […]

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May 18, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Voices of Mayo: Dr. Evelyn Carroll on her journey to becoming her authentic self as a transgender woman

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Evelyn Carroll, M.D., a resident in Radiology, shares her story of coming out as a transgender person to her colleagues and the magnitude of support she received from them. “Voices of Mayo” is a series that highlights Mayo staff and their stories, exploring their diverse backgrounds, the challenges they face, the opportunities they have been […]

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Tags: Dr. Annie Packard, Dr. Evelyn Carroll, Dr. John Knudsen, Dr. Katie N. Hunt, Radiology


May 7, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Help from retired nurses key to Mayo’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

More than 130 retired Mayo Clinic nurses returned to their profession to help with Mayo’s COVID-19 response. The News Center checked in with three retired nurses who are administering COVID-19 vaccinations in Rochester. Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic takes an enormous amount of resources. At Mayo Clinic, it’s often been all hands on deck. And […]

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Tags: Linda Haessinger, Maureen Bahr, Roberta Sloan, Ryannon Frederick, Tammy Schmit


April 16, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Oncology nurse gives patient entering hospice one last adventure

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Aggie Morgan was about to go into hospice care regretting that she’d never been on a hot air balloon ride. One of her nurses had other plans. Aggie Morgan has always been adventurous. She’s been skydiving, scuba diving and enjoyed vacations with her husband, John Morgan, in the jungles of Central America. Entering her 70s, […]

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Tags: Andreas Cancer Center, Kerry Olson, Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato


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