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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Mar 7, 2019

Login Tip: Show and Hide Your Password

By Colleen Young, Connect Director @colleenyoung
When your try to login to a website and it says you have the wrong password, it would be great to see what you typed. On Connect, now you can. Click Show password below the password field and it will reveal what you've typed. [...]
Login Tip: Show and Hide Your Password
Feb 22, 2019

Mayo Clinic Connect: Your Safety and Privacy

By Colleen Young, Connect Director @colleenyoung
For many people, sharing about their health in online social networks overrides conventional concerns about privacy. Each person weighs the benefits and risks arriving at their own “privacy calculus.” Mayo Clinic Connect, established in 2011, is an online community, connecting patients and family caregivers with each other. Community [...]
Mayo Clinic Connect: Your Safety and Privacy
Feb 8, 2019

A Survivor: Meet @merpreb

By John, Volunteer Mentor @johnbishop
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.   JOHN: What brought you to Mayo Clinic Connect? What motivates you to take part in the community? @merpreb: I [...]
A Survivor: Meet @merpreb
Jan 29, 2019

Connect: Sharing Strengthens Us and Others

By Lisa Lucier, Connect Moderator @lisalucier
When you visit an online health community, you are looking for others to connect with who have had similar disease experiences, make you feel welcome and supported, help you find answers, and introduce you to others who’ve “been there.” Some of the very first people you will meet [...]
Connect: Sharing Strengthens Us and Others
Jan 25, 2019

Turning on the Lights: Meet @retiredteacher

By John, Volunteer Mentor @johnbishop
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. JOHN: What brought you to Mayo Clinic Connect? What motivates you to take part in the community? @retiredteacher: [...]
Turning on the Lights: Meet @retiredteacher

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