Research and Education
$839 million reinvestment in research and education
Mayo Clinic's strong operational performance and financial stewardship allow strategic investments in research and education that benefit people worldwide.
In 2011, Mayo Clinic reinvested $839 million in research and education programs. Mayo's goal is to advance medicine, enhance individual and population health, and redefine the future of health care. The 2011 funding represents an increase of $48.4 million over 2010.
"Our unique environment brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education," says John Noseworthy, M.D., Mayo Clinic president and CEO.
Mayo Clinic research is essential to advancing patient care and offering new solutions and hope for patients worldwide. In 2011, Mayo's combined research programs generated:
- 2,513 new protocols.
- 8,117 active human research studies.
- 5,444 research publications and review articles in peer-reviewed journals.
- Nearly $367 million in external funding.
Mayo Clinic investments in education prepare the next generation of health care professionals to provide outstanding, compassionate care to patients worldwide. In 2011, the College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, educated:
- 2,446 medical and allied health program students.
- 1,491 residents and fellows.
In addition, every year thousands of medical professionals enhance their knowledge and skills through Mayo Clinic's continuing medical education programs.