Barbara Woodward Lips Patient Education Center

NOTICE: Beginning March 17, 2020, the Barbara Woodward Lips Patient Education Resource Center at Mayo Clinic in Rochester is closed until further notice as part of the Rochester campus's COVID-19 preparedness planning.

Mayo Clinic patients, their family members and companions are welcome to use the resources of the Barbara Woodward Lips Patient Education Center to learn more about medical conditions and healthy living. The center has a health information library with medical models and exhibits, and offers classes taught by patient education specialists. Staff members are available to assist visitors.

Hours and location

The center is located in the Siebens Building, Subway Level, near the Siebens elevators and the Mayo Clinic Store and the Patient and Visitor Cafeteria. The Siebens Building is east of the Gonda and Mayo buildings. Directions are available at any Information Desk (indicated by ? icons in campus map brochures.)

Hours of operation:

  • 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central time, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday
  • Closed holidays

If you're unable to visit the center during your clinic visit, you may request that information about your medical condition be mailed to you free of charge. To request such information, call 507-284-8140 and be ready to provide your Mayo Clinic patient number.

More information

Learn about the education center's namesake, Barbara Woodward Lips.

March 18, 2020