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July 6th, 2015

Tuesday, 7/7: Tour Mayo Historical Suite via Periscope!

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network

Historical-Suite-300x225On Tuesday, July 7 you'll have a chance to use today's technology to take a live, interactive tour of Mayo Clinic's history. Join us at 10 a.m. EDT (9 CDT/7 PDT) as we Periscope from the Mayo Historical Suite.

Our tour guide will be Renee Ziemer, Coordinator of the Mayo Clinic Historical Unit. She'll take us on a live streamed video exploration of the Historical Suite in the Plummer Building on our Rochester, Minn. campus.

You'll see historical spaces as well as documents dating back to the earliest days of Mayo Clinic, including the Boardroom and the offices of William J. Mayo, M.D. and Charles H. Mayo, M.D. And you'll be able to ask Renee your questions about Mayo Clinic history.

It's easy to join the live broadcast using either of these options:

  • Smartphone or Tablet
    • Download the Periscope app for iOS or Android
    • Search for the Mayo Clinic Periscope account and follow it
    • Enable notifications so you're alerted when the broadcast goes live

Note: Using the app lets you comment, ask questions, and send Hearts by tapping on your screen.

  • Desktop or Laptop Computer:
    • Follow @MayoClinic on Twitter
    • Click the link to Periscope feed when it comes through about 10 a.m. EDT

Note: You won't be able to interact as you can withthe app, but you'll see the broadcast live.

If you're busy during the live broadcast or miss the notification, the archived broadcast will be available for 24 hours.

Please plan to join us for Tuesday's tour!

Update (7/7/15): The tour went very well, with 466 live viewers and nearly 5,000 hearts. If you'd like to watch the replay, the archive will be available until about 9 a.m. CDT on Wednesday, July 8.

Update (7/29/15): Here's the YouTube version of the tour:

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