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November 9, 2022

Mayo Clinic Employee Experiences: Finding a new mission at Mayo Clinic after military service

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

In this edition of “Mayo Clinic Employee Experiences,” you will hear Noe Andrade and Paul Brassea discuss Andrade’s time at Mayo Clinic after a long career in the U.S. Air Force. Mayo Clinic is a unique place: the culture, the values, the people. “Mayo Clinic Employee Experiences” explores the experiences of Mayo Clinic staff as […]

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Employees, Military, SkillBridge, Veterans, Working at Mayo Clinic


November 7, 2022

My Turn: Jason Underkofler on learning the value of environmental stewardship, conservation in Uganda

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Jason Underkofler, a clinical research coordinator at Mayo Clinic in Florida, shares his perspective on what he learned about the value of stewardship — a core Mayo Clinic value — during a volunteer trip to Uganda. Jason Underkofler, a clinical research coordinator at Mayo Clinic in Florida, made a trip to Uganda a year ago […]

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November 1, 2022

Mabior Ayuen on being one of the Lost Boys of Sudan and finding a sense of family at Mayo Clinic

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Mabior Ayuen, an operations manager in Environmental Services at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix, was one of the Lost Boys of Sudan during the Second Sudanese Civil War. He shares his experience of coming to the U.S. and finding his way to Mayo Clinic, where Mayo’s values have given him a sense of family and […]

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Tags: Mabior Ayuen, Scott Case, Todd Brown


October 25, 2022

Erin Pagel on encouraging one another, finding whimsy in everyday things, more

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, sprinting across a lobby, or talking quietly with a patient and family. […]

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Tags: Erin Pagel, In a Word


October 21, 2022

Infection prevention staff talk about challenges, rewards of their work

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Hear what colleagues in Infection Prevention and Control have to say about their changing roles, making an impact, keeping patients safe, being a germ geek and more. In recognition of International Infection Prevention Week, Oct. 16–22, staff from Infection Prevention and Control across Mayo Clinic share thoughts on their work to ensure the safety and […]

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Tags: Alissa Hladilek, Ashley Brooks, Brenda Schwan, Denise Harrington, Heidi Mausolf, Infection Prevention and Control, Jean Barth, Melody Wu-Ballis


October 20, 2022

Long path to lifesaving diagnosis leads to dream job at Mayo Clinic

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Stephanie Baird, a recruiter in Human Resources, shares her experience in coming to Mayo Clinic as a patient looking for answers for sudden seizures. That experience ultimately led to her finding her dream job at the place she says saved her life. Stephanie Baird thought what she was experiencing in 2016 were panic attacks. They […]

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Tags: Dr. Giuseppe Lanzino, Dr. Kelly Flemming, Stephanie Baird


October 7, 2022

Maria Caruso on relearning culture, language of the U.S., finding her place at Mayo Clinic

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

During Hispanic Heritage Month, the News Center is sharing experiences of Hispanic colleagues at Mayo Clinic and their thoughts on creating a culture of empathy, support and belonging at Mayo Clinic. This “Voices of Mayo” column features Maria Caruso, a clinical research coordinator in the General Clinical Studies Unit at Mayo Clinic in Florida. “Voices of […]

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September 30, 2022

Elizabeth Pantoja on being Hispanic, finding common ground, paying it forward, more

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

During Hispanic Heritage Month, the News Center is sharing the experiences of Hispanic colleagues at Mayo Clinic and their thoughts on creating a culture of empathy, support and belonging at Mayo Clinic. This “Voices of Mayo” column features Elizabeth Pantoja, a clinical research coordinator in the Clinical Cancer Studies at Mayo Clinic in Florida. “Voices of […]

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September 29, 2022

Nurse practitioner helps young patient heal with the help of four-legged friends

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Shortly after Nathan Ruhland arrived at Mayo Clinic, Marty Unruh, DNP, showed his patient — a fellow dog lover — a picture of his dog dressed in scrubs, with a stethoscope around his neck. Dr. Ervin, the goldendoodle, would come to play an important role in young Nathan’s time at Mayo. When Marty Unruh, DNP,  arrived […]

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September 26, 2022

Tommy Bradley Jr. on witnessing sacrifices made by colleagues, rising to meet expectations, more

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, or talking quietly with a patient and […]

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