About Connect: Who, What & Why

Mayo Clinic Connect is an online community that connects people. In the About Connect page, find out more about members, mentors and the community. Meet the team of Mayo Clinic moderators and how the community is managed.  Review the community guidelines and learn how you can get the most from your Connect experience.

Twice a month, a member of your Connect community is featured in the Member Spotlights. Follow the About Connect page to get updates about members and the community.

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Apr 10, 2020

Connect Feels Like Home with a Heart: Meet @danab

By Rosemary, Volunteer Mentor @rosemarya
Member Spotlights feature interviews with fellow Connect members. Learn more about members you’ve connected with and some you haven’t met yet. Nominate a member you think should share the spotlight. ROSEMARY: What brought you to Mayo Clinic Connect? What motivates you to take part in the community? [...]
Connect Feels Like Home with a Heart: Meet @danab
Mar 27, 2020

Tips for Participating in an Online Community

By Colleen Young, Connect Director @colleenyoung
You’ve joined Mayo Clinic Connect. Now what? Here are a few tips on how to be a contributing member of a community that works — a safe space where members support one another and together we help improve our health and well-being. Share your experiences  A [...]
Tips for Participating in an Online Community
Mar 16, 2020

COVID-19: It’s time to come together — virtually

By Lisa Lucier @lisalucier
In these rapidly changing times, you may feel uncertain and anxious with the COVID-19 virus looming. At the same time, our society is more fragmented than ever before. You may be cut off from some of your normal support systems, with businesses closing or directing employees to remote work, [...]
COVID-19: It’s time to come together — virtually
Mar 13, 2020

Trading Tips and Coping Strategies to Taper off a Medication: Meet @texasduchess

By Teresa, Volunteer Mentor @hopeful33250
Member Spotlights feature interviews with fellow Connect members. Learn more about members you’ve connected with and some you haven’t met yet. Nominate a member you think should share the spotlight. TERESA: What brought you to Mayo Clinic Connect? @texasduchess: In 2001, I was put on venlafaxine [...]
Trading Tips and Coping Strategies to Taper off a Medication: Meet @texasduchess
Feb 27, 2020

2019 e-book Published — Experts by Experience: Patient & Caregiver Stories That Teach

By Kanaaz Pereira, Connect Moderator @kanaazpereira
In the variety of emotions and voices, you will recognize a simple truth: “What matters to me is being heard, being taken seriously. I want to know what the doctor knows...or doesn’t know. And, I want to have a voice in decisions made about me.” –member, Mayo Clinic Connect [...]
2019 e-book Published — Experts by Experience: Patient & Caregiver Stories That Teach

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