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.

PUBLIC PAGE
Mar 22, 2019

Dim Sum and 5K Races: Meet @ihatediabetes

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? @ihatediabetes: I started coming to Mayo Clinic’s campus [...]
Dim Sum and 5K Races: Meet @ihatediabetes
Mar 8, 2019

Meet @jenniferhunter: Where Health and Art Meet

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? What motivates you to take part in the community? [...]
Meet @jenniferhunter: Where Health and Art Meet
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

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