In this episode, you will hear from Adria, a nurse practitioner, and Matt, Mayo’s chief security officer, as they discuss their experiences on 9/11. Adria was living outside New York City at the time. Her brother-in-law worked across the street from the World Trade Center, one of the buildings attacked on 9/11. Matt was a federal agent in Washington, D.C., and he shares what changed after the attacks from a security and law enforcement perspective. Listen as they reflect on their memories from 20 years ago and how it affects them today.
In this episode, you will hear from Desiree, a senior project manager in Innovation Tech and Services, and Ariel, an analyst in Human Resources, as they share their experiences of working from home. Ariel has two young children and a husband who also works from home. Desiree has three school-aged children and is balancing their summer schedules while working from home.
In this episode, you will hear Dr. Starling, a female physician, and Tyler, a male nurse, discuss their experiences with gender stereotypes. Dr. Starling shares her perspective of being misidentified as a nurse and Tyler shares his experience of being misidentified as a physician based solely on their gender. Listen as they discuss the importance of clarifying their roles and normalizing their gender in their roles for future generations.
In this episode, you will hear from Crystal (they, them, theirs), a desk operations specialist, and Adam (he, him, his), a nurse, as they discuss the importance of supporting one another by using the correct pronouns. Crystal identifies as gender-queer, which is commonly defined as a person whose gender identity cannot be solely described as male or female. Adam is a bisexual male, and notes that he is an ally for colleagues, no matter how they identify.
In this episode, you will hear from Kristi, Human Resources, and Valerie, Orthopedics, discuss their journeys with mental health. Kristi shares her experience managing her depression while juggling a full-time job with children who were distance learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. Valerie shares her perspective of working in a high-stress environment at a previous job that led her to an outpatient program at Mayo Clinic Hospital ― Rochester.
In this episode, you will hear from Bradford Smith, M.D., a cardiac anesthesiologist at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, and Mark M. Smith, M.D., a cardiac anesthesiologist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester. They are brothers who grew up on a farm with a father who was also a physician, and they grew to support one another in their careers. Dr. Bradford Smith shares his perspective of being the younger brother, while older brother Dr. Mark Smith shares his appreciation for being part of his brother’s journey to being an anesthesiologist.
In this episode, you will hear from Pat and Stephanie as they share their perspectives of being Mayo Clinic volunteers, helping patients and their families, and staff. Pat shares her perspective of being a longtime Mayo Clinic volunteer wearing many hats, while Stephanie talks about being a new volunteer who is already making a big difference for Mayo’s patients and their families.
In this episode, you will hear Scott, a technical lead for Healthcare Technology Management, and Alan, a health systems engineer for Management Engineering and Consulting, share their journey of fatherhood. Scott shares his perspective of adopting two babies who grew up while he and his wife worked full time. Alan talks about his life as a dad and working from home while his wife, Alicia, is a stay-at-home mom to three young children.
In this episode, you will hear from Axel, a communications specialist, and Gaurav, a section head in Information Technology, as they share their experiences and perspectives as first-generation immigrants to the U.S. Axel shares his experience coming to the U.S. as a high school exchange student from Germany. Gaurav shares his perspective on moving to the U.S. as a child.
In this episode, you will hear from Jenny, a nurse care coordinator, and Mark, chair of the Division of Engineering, as they discuss the importance of finding joy at work. Jenny shares her perspective of finding joy in the small moments and helping patients feel better. Mark talks about finding meaning and purpose in his work, as well as the role of gratitude in creating joy at work.