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On Friday, March 16, fourth-year medical students from Mayo Clinic School of Medicine will take part in the National Resident Matching Program, often referred to as "The Match" or "Match Day." Match Day is one of the most anticipated days of a medical school career – it's the day they learn the [...]
By Taryn Offenbacher, Senior Communications Specialist • March 14, 2018
Mayo Clinic CEO John Noseworthy, M.D. conducts a regular early morning phone conference call with Mayo staff to highlight issues of interest and concern to Mayo physicians. Farris Timimi, M.D., our Medical Director for the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network, was a guest [...]
By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network • July 7, 2017
 “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
We focus so much on social media metrics that we can lose track of the human. I was reminded of this recently when Mayo Clinic broadcast Match Day on Facebook Live. If you’re not familiar with Match Day, it’s a big deal. After interviewing at numerous residency programs, graduating [...]
By Dan Hinmon, MCSMN Director • March 27, 2017
Match Day is one of the most anticipated days of a medical school career – a day that will not only determine where one will end up geographically for the next chapter of life but also what type of doctor one will ultimately become. It’s the culmination of many [...]
By Ling Werner • March 9, 2017
Join us for a premium member conference call on Wednesday, March 15, at 2 p.m. CDT. Rachel Caldwell Mullins, digital communications manager at University of Kansas Medical Center, posted the following question in our discussion forum recently:

By Dan Hinmon, MCSMN Director • March 3, 2017

As we raised the question of whether Facebook Live is the Periscope Killer earlier this week, some discussion ensued as to whether live video broadcasting is available to all pages (including local businesses), or just certain types. To help answer this more definitively, I thought it would help to share [...]
By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network • March 25, 2016