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 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
Feb 14, 2020

Each Day is an Opportunity to Learn: meet @sueinmn

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? [...]
Each Day is an Opportunity to Learn: meet @sueinmn
Jan 15, 2020

From the Kidney Donor's Perspective: Meet @mauraacro

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?   [...]
From the Kidney Donor's Perspective: Meet @mauraacro
Dec 16, 2019

What can you learn from a profile: yours or a fellow member’s?

By Colleen Young, Connect Director @colleenyoung
Your Connect profile gives you and fellow members valuable information that helps create meaningful connections. All information you share in your profile is optional. Your profile also helps you see where you last posted and groups you are following. A profile is divided into five main sections:  [...]
What can you learn from a profile: yours or a fellow member’s?

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