• By Sharon Theimer

Media Advisory: Mayo Clinic Proceedings Marks 90th Anniversary

April 19, 2016

Mayo Clinic Proceedings cover
ROCHESTER, Minn. — The medical journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings will mark its 90th anniversary.

WHO:      William Lanier, M.D., editor-in-chief of Mayo Clinic Proceedings; Proceedings staff.         

WHAT:    Dr. Lanier will briefly outline the history of Proceedings, which began on April 21, 1926, as a way for Mayo physicians to exchange information and since has evolved into an international peer-reviewed medical journal that ranks in the top 7 percent of journals of its type. Dr. Lanier will cut a cake decorated with the most recent Proceedings cover and will also take questions from journalists.

WHERE:    Proceedings’ office, Mayo Clinic Siebens Building, 7th floor. Journalists should arrive at the Gonda lobby street-level information desk by 10:45 a.m. They will be escorted to Proceedings’ office.

WHEN:    Thursday, April 21, 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. CT.

RSVP:      Members of the media should RSVP to Sharon Theimer at 507-284-5005 or newsbureau@mayo.edu.

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About Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit organization committed to clinical practice, education and research, providing expert, whole-person care to everyone who needs healing. For more information, visit http://www.mayoclinic.org/about-mayo-clinicor http://newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org/.

MEDIA CONTACT: Sharon Theimer, Mayo Clinic Public Affairs, 507-284-5005, newsbureau@mayo.edu.

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