- By Dana Sparks
Helping Others Heal: Why we give
"Mayo Clinic's pillars of patient care, education and research reflect and inculcate core values requisite in health care sciences and humanity. Mayo Clinic's philosophy of practice mirrors the Sanskrit term for the Buddhist concept of mudita (contentment from selfless and compassionate action to bring happiness to or relieve suffering of others). These principles and our personal experiences over the last 37 years at Mayo Clinic motivate our continuing support of Mayo Foundation."
— B. Vittal Shenoy, M.D., and Maya B. Shenoy
Philanthropy fuels the mission of Mayo Clinic. Visionary benefactors are the vital catalysts behind our pioneering patient care, breakthrough medical research and world-class educational programs.
We are solving the world's most serious and complex medical challenges – one patient at a time.