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December 1, 2020 · Leave a Comment

In a Word: Adam Savage on making people smile, being a part of something good

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: Adam Savage, Mayo Clinic Pharmacy


November 16, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Postcards from anywhere: Banding together in new ways, even gathering in a garage

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

With more people working remotely these days, people are banding together and adapting to working in new ways, connecting with colleagues differently. It may look different, but that feeling of connection, of doing important work, together, remains. In the coming weeks, the News Center will bind some of these new experiences in a scrapbook of […]

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Tags: Jolene Young


May 7, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Honoring Nurse’s 40 Years of Service With a Proper Send-off, Even During COVID-19

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Carol Nash was retiring from Mayo Clinic after 40 years of service, and her co-workers made sure she had a proper send-off even during COVID-19.

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March 31, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Singing Surgeon: ‘The Only Way to Overcome This Pandemic Is For Us to All Come Together As One’

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Mayo Clinic’s Elvis Francois, M.D. — a.k.a. “The Singing Surgeon” — and his piano playing colleague William Robinson, M.D., shared a new message of hope that has reached millions of people.

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Tags: Dr. Elvis Francois, Dr. William A. Robinson, Orthopedic Surgery, Resident


March 26, 2020 · Leave a Comment

‘Our Purpose is to Inspire Hope:’ Chaplain Services Finding New Ways to Connect amid COVID-19

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In the face of COVID-19, Rev. Elizabeth (BJ) Larson says Chaplain Services staff in Rochester continue caring for patients, visitors and staff. It just looks different.

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Tags: Chaplain Services, Rev. Elizabeth BJ Larson


March 17, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Retired Physician Shares Wartime Memories in “From Mayo Clinic to Vietnam: Memoirs of a Physician Serving in the War”

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Just a week after agreeing to join the staff at Mayo Clinic, Dr. James Donadio was drafted and sent to Vietnam, where he was a commissioned captain running a renal intensive care unit for wounded soldiers.

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Tags: Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Dr. James Donadio, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


March 17, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Glass Shop Celebrates 100 Years

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In the 100 years that Mayo Clinic has had its own glass shop in Rochester, Steve Anderson is just the third person to hold the title of scientific glassblower.

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Tags: Glassblowing, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Steve Anderson


March 12, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Childhood Diagnosis Inspires Twin Sisters to Become Nurses and Bonds Family Through Generations

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Michelle and Angie Dowd were introduced to Mayo Clinic as young children, when Michelle received treatment for Hirschsprung’s disease. The experience made a lasting impression on both women.

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Tags: Dr. Christopher Moir, Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato


March 10, 2020 · Leave a Comment

After Loss, Bereavement Keepsakes Wrap NICU Families in Love and Support

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Since 2013, Mayo Clinic NICU colleagues have sewn bereavement blankets and bags to help comfort families through some of the hardest times of their lives.

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Tags: Amie Benson, Laura Coons, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, NICU, Nuring


March 10, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Teleworkers Discover They’re Neighbors and Have More in Common Than a Zip Code

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Nearly 3,100 Mayo Clinic staff telework at least part time from their homes. By chance, three of them discovered they are neighbors in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.

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Tags: Alicia Bartz, Amy White, Colin Fly, Development Communications, Global Business Solutions


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