Employee Communications

While our nation’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic has required town festivals, outdoor concerts and other favorite summertime events to be cancelled, many people will still gather with family and friends to enjoy the season with (hopefully small) backyard barbeques, bonfires and days on the boat.

And what is one thing [...]

By Lee Aase • July 14, 2020

With more and more staff teleworking during the COVID-19 pandemic response and being away from their offices — and their desktop computers — Mayo Clinic Public Affairs wanted to make sure staff have an easy way to get Mayo Clinic internal news wherever they are.

That's why we're expediting release [...]

By Lee Aase • March 25, 2020
Mayo Clinic encourages professional and allied health staff to use social media tools appropriately and productively. With nearly 65,000 staff and growing, the Mayo Clinic Social and Digital Innovation team collaborated with Mayo's new employee orientation program to provide new employees an overview of social media at Mayo Clinic and [...]
By Taryn Offenbacher, Senior Communications Specialist • May 23, 2018
We consider ourselves social media evangelists. So we were thrilled to have a chance to reach our largest-ever group of potential converts at Mayo Clinic: the Department of Nursing. Nurses represent one in four Mayo employees. Over the past year and a half, Public Affairs teamed up with Nursing representatives [...]
By Shea Jennings, Communications Specialist • February 19, 2018
 “The needs of the patient come first.” This Mayo Clinic value drives our mission. It also drives our response to the use of live video in the exam room. We’ll explain. Today, patients have a variety of live video and livestreaming options available to use during their medical appointments. [...]
By Taryn Offenbacher, Senior Communications Specialist • June 12, 2017
When I went through Mayo Clinic’s new employee orientation in May, I was excited to see the “#SocialAtMayo” video shown to the group. As I watched the 8-minute video, I noticed two things: my classmates were tuning it out, and it was dated. The host of the video [...]
By Audrey Laine Seymour • October 5, 2016
We encourage Mayo Clinic employees and students to create personal online profiles on social networking sites such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. We especially urge physicians to claim and complete profiles on Doximity. But in keeping with guidelines two and [...]
By Lee Aase • May 28, 2015