Mayo Clinic has a distinctive culture, rooted in the ideals of its founders. Those ideals — teamwork, collegiality, professionalism, mutual respect, and a commitment to progress for the organization and for individuals — make Mayo Clinic a stimulating environment in which to practice medicine teach and conduct research.
These ideals are the foundation upon which the Mayo Clinic Model of Care is predicated. Integrated teams of multidisciplinary physicians, scientists and health sciences professionals focus on the needs of the patient.
You are never an island at Mayo. Openness toward change and improvement for the benefit of patients, along with mutual respect and an interest in the advancement of colleagues is key in this culture. At its essence is an attitude that expects the best in people.
It is not unusual that a patient coming to Mayo Clinic in search of a diagnosis or treatment has already been seen by one or more doctors at other medical centers. Nor is it unusual that the patient is amazed at how quickly Mayo physicians/scientists arrive at an answer.
The Mayo Model of Care makes the difference. Care is provided by integrated teams of compassionate, multidisciplinary physicians, scientists and allied health professionals, all focused on the needs of the patient.
The Mayo Model of Care: