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Dashing Through the Snow: Vintage Sleigh Display Comes to Mayo Clinic

December 13, 2018

Dashing Through the Snow: Vintage Sleigh Display Comes to Mayo Clinic

By In the Loop In the Loop

Years ago a one-horse open sleigh was the preferred method of transportation in winter. A new exhibit features, among other historical tidbits on frontier medicine, a story of a sleigh ride gone awry for Dr. W.W. Mayo.

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Tags: Heritage Days, Matt Dacy, Mayo Clinic Heritage Hall, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


Retired Staff Member Gives 'Miracle' Donation to Mayo Clinic

November 1, 2018

Retired Staff Member Gives ‘Miracle’ Donation to Mayo Clinic

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Robert Fleming recently donated the Olympic gold medal and ring he’d received in 1980 as a member of the U.S. Olympic Hockey Committee. The items are now on display in Mayo’s Heritage Hall.

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Tags: Bob Fleming, Dr Robert Nesse, Mayo Clinic Heritage Hall, Miracle on Ice


Concert Honors Lives Lost in Tornado That Gave Birth to Saint Marys Hospital

August 28, 2018

Concert Honors Lives Lost in Tornado That Gave Birth to Saint Marys Hospital

By In the Loop In the Loop

The story of Mayo Clinic’s beginning is well-known to many, but until recently Doug Hansen had no idea that his great-grandfather was among those killed in the storm.

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Tags: Matt Dacy, Mayo Clinic Heritage Hall


January 17, 2017

On the Road Again: Historic Ambulance Heads South to Arizona

By In the Loop In the Loop

Even in its early days, Mayo Clinic leaders sought the latest and greatest technology and tools to help patients. That includes the most up-to-date medical transportation. In the late 1800s, the fastest way to transport patients was, as you can imagine, quite a bit different than it is today. But at Bellevue Hospital in New […]

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Tags: Dr. William Worrall Mayo, Matt Dacy, Mayo Clinic Heritage Hall, Sharon Erdman, Todd Brown


October 27, 2016

“Renewal of Life” Mosaic Gets New Life After 10 Years in Hiding

By In the Loop In the Loop

It’s said that every picture tells a story. One that greeted patients walking into Mayo Clinic Hospital, Methodist Campus, back in 1966 was one many patients could relate to. The picture — actually a mosaic titled “Renewal of Life” — depicted the biblical story of Job, a story of suffering, faith and perseverance. The piece, […]

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Tags: Billie Needham, Dave Eide, Dr. Amy Williams, Dr. Gerald Needham, Dr. Ken Ackerman, Heritage Days, Matt Dacy, Mayo Clinic Heritage Hall, Sharon Erdman


August 25, 2016

Investor’s Business Daily Shares How Mayo History Provides Lessons for Investors

By In the Loop In the Loop

Recently, while doing some financial research (or looking for Mayo Clinic appearances on The Simpsons, we can’t recall) we were surprised to stumble on an article in Investor’s Business Daily about Mayo Clinic’s history. The article, which appeared in the “Leaders & Success” section, made us wonder what inspired the publication to feature our favorite […]

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Tags: Matt Dacy, Mayo Brothers, Mayo Clinic Heritage Hall


March 1, 2016

New Book, Exhibit Highlight Women Who Helped Shape Mayo Clinic

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What started as a search for historical tidbits for a “Jeopardy-style game” about the role of women in Mayo Clinic’s history turned into something much more once Virginia Wright-Peterson, Ph.D., began looking through Mayo’s archives. “I started reading some of the stories, and I couldn’t believe it that as a local person and someone who […]

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Tags: Dr. Gertrude Granger, Dr. Harriet Preston, Eleanor Fry, History, Matt Dacy, Maud Mellish, Mayo Clinic Heritage Hall, Virginia Wright-Peterson, Women's History Month


January 26, 2016

‘Recovering Bibliophile’ Donates Library’s Worth of Books to Mayo Clinic

By In the Loop In the Loop

What do you get a “recovering bibliophile” who, due to his self-confessed condition, seems to have every medical book ever written? If you’re Mayo Clinic, perhaps you carve out a section of your History of Medicine Library for part of his collection and rename the library in his honor. And as the Rochester Post-Bulletin reports, […]

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Tags: Dr W. Bruce Fye, History of Medicine Library, Matt Dacy, Mayo Clinic Heritage Hall


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