MCSMN News

February 13, 2019

New #MCSMN Bronze Fellow: Angela Fritsche

By Audrey Laine Seymour, Communications Specialist audreylaine

Congratulations to Angela (Angie) Fritsche, Senior Program Coordinator in the Division of Nursing Research at Mayo Clinic, on becoming a Bronze Fellow! Angie participated in our December Social Media Residency and then crafted a comprehensive social media strategy to increase the social media presence of individuals within Nursing Research and thereby raising awareness of Nursing Research as a […]

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Tags: bronze, Bronze Fellow, Fellowship


December 31, 2018

New #MCSMN Bronze Fellow: Dr. Tariq Azam

By Taryn Offenbacher, Senior Communications Specialist toffenbacher

Congratulations to Tariq Azam, M.D., Chief Resident – Internal Medicine Instructor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, on becoming a Bronze Fellow! Dr. Azam participated in our December Social Media Residency and then crafted a comprehensive social media strategy to recruit a more diverse, gender-balanced residency class without compromising resident quality by demonstrating the positives of our […]

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Tags: Bronze Fellow


September 21, 2018

Get the Online Social Media Training Mayo Clinic Uses!

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network LeeAase

For the last three years, the Social for Healthcare Certificate from Mayo Clinic and Hootsuite has been our front-line social media training resource for Mayo Clinic staff. Now we can offer that same unlimited access to employees of organization members of the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network (MCSMN). This modular, self-paced online program helps health care professionals […]

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Tags: Social Media Training


September 10, 2018

New #MCSMN Bronze Fellow: Dr. Katherine Y. Brown

By Audrey Laine Seymour, Communications Specialist audreylaine

Congratulations to our newest Bronze Fellow, Katherine Brown, Ed.D., Director, Communities of Practice, National Center for Medical Education, Development and Research! Katherine participated in our Social Media Residency this past December and then crafted a comprehensive social media strategy to engage faculty and staff at Meharry Medical College in the utilization of social media. See Katherine’s Bronze […]

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Tags: Annual Conference, Bronze Fellow, Fellows


August 15, 2018

MPR Outlines Deficiencies in CNN ‘Escape from Mayo Clinic’ Series

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network LeeAase

On Monday, CNN published a series involving a former patient titled Escape from the Mayo Clinic: Teen accuses world-famous hospital of ‘medical kidnapping’. Last night Minnesota Public Radio followed up, outlining some of the major deficiencies in the CNN story: In an interview Wednesday, Dr. Michael Harper, executive dean for practice at Mayo, said the hospital had […]

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Tags: CNN, Mayo Clinic Response, News


June 11, 2018

If you Missed Social Media Residency, You Missed This…

By Taryn Offenbacher, Senior Communications Specialist toffenbacher

Social Media Residency is a swift one-day journey through social media. We talk strategy, what’s new and next on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, strategies for physicians and nurses, measurement and monitoring, and how to optimize video—with members of the Social and Digital Innovation team available during the entire event to offer support, guidance, and answers. […]

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Tags: Instagram, podcasts, residency, YouTube


May 17, 2018

MCSMN Inside New Boston University Online Graduate Course

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network LeeAase

As Boston University announced earlier this week, students in its online graduate course Social Media Strategies and Tactics for Health Communicators (MET HC 763) will now receive a complimentary premium membership in the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network (MCSMN) during the course. Our goal through MCSMN is to be a catalyst for effective adoption of social media tools […]

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