Mayo Clinic staff member working in cafeteria

Mayo Clinic is committed to offering resources, creating processes and initiating external partnerships to ensure that we recruit and hire people with disabilities.

Return to work

Mayo Clinic recognizes the value and contributions of all staff members and supports its employees during medical recovery by utilizing work as therapy in an environment focused on communication, collaboration and respect. Mayo Clinic is strongly committed to the belief that our staff is our greatest resource.

disABILITY Mayo Employee Resource Group

The primary purpose of the disABILITY Mayo Employee Resource Group (MERG) is to continuously improve the work environment and patient experience for people with disabilities.

Aligned with Mayo Clinic values, the disABILITY MERG promotes, educates and welcomes Mayo employees who are interested in working toward making positive changes in the lives of employees, families and patients with visible and invisible disabilities. Our aim is to retain and develop current employees, recruit new talent and remove barriers of inclusivity.


Mayo Clinic is committed to reasonable accommodations to jobs or work environments that help employees perform the fundamental duties of their jobs. Accommodations focus on essential job tasks and the physical functions necessary to complete them.

Mayo Clinic has staff with expertise in medical and vocational management of disability, as well as compliance with state and federal disability legislation, including the Family and Medical Leave Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Occupational Safety and Health Act, Minnesota Human Rights Act, and workers' compensation statutes.