• By Kelley Luckstein

His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Give Special Presentation at Mayo Clinic

February 24, 2016

the Dalai Lama in a red robe and smiling

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic will host His Holiness the Dalai Lama for a special presentation for Mayo Clinic staff on Monday, Feb. 29.

WHO: John Noseworthy, M.D., president and CEO, Mayo Clinic, will introduce His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

WHAT: His Holiness the Dalai Lama will discuss the topic, “Compassion in Health Care,” during a special presentation to Mayo staff. Cathy Wurzer, Minnesota TV and radio host, will moderate the questions and answers.

WHERE: Mayo Clinic Hospital — Rochester, Saint Marys Campus, Chapel at 1216 Second St. SW.

Reporters should arrive at 11:30 a.m. at the Saint Marys Campus main entrance on the west side of the hospital along 14th Avenue Southwest. Reporters will be escorted by Mayo Clinic Public Affairs employees and wait in a holding room until the event begins.

WHEN: Monday, Feb. 29, 1 p.m. The event will also be available via live webcast on Dalailama.com.

NOTE: Members of the media must RSVP to Kelley Luckstein, Public Affairs, at 507-284-5005. Names of media attendees will be checked by the Department of State.

Media Contact: Kelley Luckstein, 507-284-5005, newsbureau@mayo.edu

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