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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Discover Mayo Clinic Connect

Groups

Meet other members, share experiences and find support from people like you. Ask questions. Get answers. Connect. Follow Groups that interest you.

Pages

Hear from Mayo Clinic experts. Each Page provides expert-approved information and regularly updated newsfeeds. Newsfeed posts include:

  • Latest advancements in research
  • Patient stories
  • Clinical trials information
  • Expert advice on specific diagnoses, diseases and treatments
  • And much more.

Enhance your Mayo Clinic Connect experience and follow Pages relevant to you.

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Video Q&As

Join Mayo Clinic professionals for live video Q&A sessions. Ask questions of the experts in real time and connect with other members interested in the topic.

Check out the upcoming Q&A topics and watch past events.

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Digest

Connect members receive a Digest summary of the activity posted on Connect. You can choose to receive the digest daily, weekly, or not at all. Tailor your digest by following groups and pages that interest you.

Champions

Become a Mayo Clinic Champion to make a difference in the lives of others facing complex health issues. Share your Mayo Clinic experience with others online and in your local community.

Take the first step: follow and share news and stories from the Champions newsfeed.

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Badges

Badges help you recognize trusted community members – people who post, share, and care. You can earn badges by participating in the Connect community and by being a Champion. Celebrate the impact you make in the lives of others. Explore the badges.

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How to Get Started

Follow a group, post a message and discover your network. Learn how you can get the most out of Connect in this step-by-step guide.

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