Merrick Ducharme's Thursday mornings as a volunteer at Mayo Clinic Children's Center are never the same, but one thing is consistent: his appreciation for what[...]

By In the Loop • February 13, 2020

For more than seven years, Mayo Clinic cardiac nurse Grace Miller has anonymously sewn and donated hundreds of the handmade pouches that are given to[...]

By In the Loop • February 4, 2020

Michele Woodrum, a CRNA at Mayo Clinic, didn't hesitate when a friend invited her to Hope Town in the Bahamas to provide health care to[...]

By In the Loop • October 1, 2019

A six-month overseas mission trip with her family was life changing in many ways for Jenn Rodemeyer, including how she views her work as a[...]

By In the Loop • May 2, 2019

Jayne Boeding hadn't planned on becoming a volunteer until life slowed down. But then golden retriever Brady joined her family, and Jayne immediately saw Brady's[...]

By In the Loop • April 16, 2019

Kim Van Roekel is no stranger to Mayo Clinic. She’s spent more than a year in Rochester awaiting a heart transplant for her daughter, Becca,[...]

By In the Loop • January 31, 2019

Patients nearing the end of life often have loved ones who can be by their side and offer comfort. But when they don't, Mayo volunteers[...]

By In the Loop • December 4, 2018

Don Scholz, M.D., supervised many resident physicians while he was on staff at Mayo Clinic. Nearly forty years later, Dr. Scholz needed treatment for a[...]

By In the Loop • June 6, 2017