News

Mayo Clinic has been recognized for its diversity and inclusion programs in news articles in a variety of publications. Programs that have been highlighted include:

  • Art exhibits highlighting the diversity of our patients, staff and communities
  • Cultural awareness training programs for our staff
  • The value of Mayo Employee Resource Groups
  • Events honoring the cultural background of our staff
  • Minority health and wellness programs

Recent news

February 2021

  1. Science Saturday: Diabetes treatment disparities widespread, room for improvement Saturday, February 20, 2021
  2. Mayo Clinic is founding member of World Economic Forum's Partnering for Racial Justice in Business coalition Thursday, February 4, 2021

January 2021

  1. Mayo Clinic to light buildings in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday, January 18, 2021
  2. Mayo Clinic advancing?racial equity in local communities Monday, January 11, 2021

October 2020

  1. Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Health disparity and effects of COVID-19 on racial, ethnic minorities Friday, October 30, 2020

September 2020

  1. Science Saturday: Health disparities curricula in resident training Saturday, September 12, 2020
  2. Mayo Clinic named a 'Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality' by Human Rights Campaign Foundation Tuesday, September 1, 2020

August 2020

  1. Coronavirus infection by race: What's behind the health disparities? Friday, August 7, 2020

July 2020

  1. Translating COVID-19 facts for diverse community members Friday, July 24, 2020
  2. Science Saturday: A pioneering Hispanic health conference, two years in the making Saturday, July 18, 2020

June 2020

  1. Overcoming racial bias: Acknowledge it and talk with children Friday, June 19, 2020
  2. Mayo finds convalescent plasma safe for diverse patients with COVID-19 Thursday, June 18, 2020
  3. Mayo Clinic reaffirms support for equal rights for transgender patients Monday, June 15, 2020
  4. Mayo staff kneel in silence in commitment to health and well-being of people of color Friday, June 5, 2020
  5. Mayo Clinic buildings being lighted to honor the memory of George Floyd Thursday, June 4, 2020

May 2020

  1. Mayo Clinic No. 7 in DiversityInc's Top Hospitals and Health Systems ranking Thursday, May 7, 2020

August 2019

  1. In the Loop: Aja Fisher -- leukemia patient and bone marrow registry diversity advocate Tuesday, August 20, 2019

July 2019

  1. Mayo Clinic Minute: Why bone marrow donor diversity is needed Wednesday, July 10, 2019