- By Dana Sparks
Mayo Clinic Response to President Obama’s State of the Union Address
February 12, 2013
Response to President’s State of the Union Address
Statement from John Noseworthy, M.D., Mayo Clinic President and CEO
“We at Mayo Clinic appreciate the President emphasizing jobs and jobs creation. The importance of the health care sector to our economy and jobs should not be underestimated. As an example, Mayo Clinic, the largest private employer in Minnesota, serves patients from all 50 states and 145 countries. Our activities annually generate $9.6 billion in economic activity and more than 70,000 jobs in Minnesota; $22 billion and 84,000 jobs nationwide.” - John Noseworthy, M.D.