Integrative Healing Enhancement

Mayo Clinic volunteer doing hand massage

Our goal is to do what we can to make patients as comfortable as possible. In conjunction with Mayo Clinic's Complementary and Integrative Medicine Program, these programs strive to enrich the patient experience and enhance healing while at Mayo Clinic.

Caring Canines

Enhance social interaction and provide companionship and comfort to hospitalized patients with specially trained and registered dogs.

Caring Hands

Provide patients, caregivers and nursing staff a gentle, relaxing, nontherapeutic hand massage. Volunteers receive specific hand massage training.

Reiki and healing touch

Perform reiki or healing touch for patients at both Mayo Clinic Hospital — Rochester campuses and some outpatient areas in partnership with the Complementary and Integrative Medicine Program.