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Hearing Impairment Doesn't Deter Communication for Jesse Crowson

  Left to right are Karen Hill, Jesse Crowson, Judy Donahue and Joan Garmers — all of Linen and Central Service.Technology, flexibility and a great team all help Jesse Crowson, Linen and Central Services, feel at home in his job as a linen handler at Mayo Clinic. Crowson, who is [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Mayo Clinic Health System - Franciscan Healthcare Honored for Diversity and inclusion

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) holds its annual State Conference for Wisconsin, at which the counsel gives a Diversity Award to an organization/company that they believe exemplifies excellence in fostering an inclusive work environment. Mayo Clinic Health System — Franciscan Healthcare was named the recipient of this award [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

PBS Host to Highlight March RACE Events at Mayo

Two dynamic lecturers highlighted March 2013 events on the Mayo Clinic campus in Florida supporting the "RACE: Are We So Different?" exhibit at Jacksonville's Museum of Science and History (MOSH).  Henry Louis Gates Jr., Ph.D., an acclaimed professor, author and host of the PBS program "Finding Your Roots," explored race, [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Mayo Clinic Brings Award-Winning 'RACE' Exhibit to Jacksonville

  Mayo Clinic has partnered with the Museum of Science and History (MOSH) and the Jacksonville Civic Council to bring the “RACE: Are We So Different?” exhibit to Jacksonville. The exhibit, which opens Saturday, Jan. 26, and runs through Sunday, April 28, examines the issues of race and racism in the United States [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Mayo Clinic Discovers African-Americans Respond Better to Rubella Vaccine

Findings May Help Make Immunizations More Effective 

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Feb. 27, 2014 — Somali Americans develop twice the antibody response to rubella from the current vaccine compared to Caucasians in a new Mayo Clinic study on individualized aspects of immune response. A non-Somali, African-American cohort ranked next in [...]

Created by Bob Nellis

An Elusive Illness Leads to Targeting Health Disparities

In the coming months, collaboration between Mayo Clinic and The Links, Incorporated, will include educational outreach, critical research, and programs to prepare and encourage minorities to choose medical and health careers. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, African-American women: Are more likely to die of breast cancer than other women [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Collaborating to Reduce Health Disparities in the African American Community

Mayo Clinic and The Links, Incorporated have established a formal collaboration that aims to develop a more diverse health care workforce. The joint initiative ranges from raising health awareness in the African American community to facilitating scientific research — with a special focus on cardiovascular disease, cancer, organ transplantation and [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Hispanic Magazine Rates Mayo Clinic a Top Employer in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Aug. 13, 2013 — Hispanic Network Magazine has named Mayo Clinic among the top institutions for employing Hispanics in science, technology, engineering and math. Earlier this year the magazine selected Mayo as a top hospital for Hispanics. The latest listing appears in the publication's Best of the Best issue [...]

Created by Kelley Luckstein

Mayo Clinic Named a 2013 DiversityInc Top 10 Hospital System

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic has been ranked No. 6 on the 2013 DiversityInc Top 10 Hospital System for its ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion. This is the second year that Mayo has made the list. Last year, Mayo earned the No. 4 position on the Top 5 Hospital [...]

Created by Kelley Luckstein

Expanding Diversity Research with Biobank in Arizona

Mayo Clinic is establishing a biobank at its Arizona campus, broadening the base of its genomic research efforts by supporting studies in obesity, metabolism and diabetes, all areas of special concern in the Latino population. The Sangre por Salud Biobank is a collaboration among Mayo, Mountain Park Health Center and Arizona State University. Biobanks are an integral component of Mayo’s [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Mayo Clinic Named Top Hospital for Hispanics in 2013

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Mayo Clinic is named a Top Hospital for Hispanics by Hispanic Network Magazine in its 2013 “Best [...]

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Mayo Clinic Named a 2013 DiversityInc Top 10 Hospital System

Mayo Clinic has been ranked No. 6 on the 2013 DiversityInc Top 10 Hospital System for its ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion. This is the second year that Mayo has made the list. Last year, Mayo earned the No. 4 position on the Top 5 Hospital Systems list. This [...]

Created by Dana Sparks