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Mayo History and Culture: Videos

Selected Resources on Mayo History and Culture

Heritage Films Online

The Heritage Film Series has been posted to Video Exchange so you can access award-winning documentaries and dramatizations on demand any place and any time you have access to the Mayo Clinic intranet.  Most films are approximately 30 minutes in length. They include archival photos and movies, authentic reenactments and on-location scenes from throughout the U.S. and internationally. Films are produced in-house by Mayo Clinic Heritage Days and Media Support Services in collaboration with colleagues throughout Mayo Clinic

Here’s how to access:

  • Click on the Video tab on the Mayo Clinic intranet home page to enter Video Exchange.
  • Select Programs at the top.
  • Choose “H” and then "Heritage Films."

Multimedia on CD, DVD or VHS

Please note that most programs are for Mayo Clinic use only.

Aerospace Medicine at Mayo Clinic: The Mayo Aero Medical Unit in WWII. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2003. 83 minutes. (History of Medicine Society Lectures). With: Jan Stepanek.
Note: 1/14/2003 presentation
Synopsis: This program recounts the inception of aerospace medicine activities at the Mayo Clinic and focuses on the significant innovations, contributions and sacrifices made by the Mayo Aero Medical Unit to the war effort.

Application of Mayo—Franciscan Values in Modern Healthcare. [DVD]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2004. 50 minutes. (Sponsorship Board Series). With: Andre Cirino.
Note: 11/18/2004 presentation; for internal use only
Synopsis: Discusses specific values of importance to Saint Francis of Assisi in relation to providing patient care.

Art and Healing. [DVD]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 2006, 7 minutes.
Synopsis: Features the art at Mayo Clinic.

The Art of Caring. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2003. 58 minutes.
(Heritage Days 2003). With: Mark H. Attermeier, J. William Charboneau, Bruce A. Rohde, and Pamela K. Mickelson.
Note: 10/6/2003 presentation; for internal use only
Synopsis: Topics covered include peer coaching, how research directly impacted a patient, what it meant to receive care at Mayo from a patient perspective.

The Art of Caring: A Global Perspective. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 2003. 48 minutes. With: Furman S. McDonald and Barbara L. Porter.
Note: Presented during Heritage Days 2003.
Synopsis: Presents an overview of the Mayo International Health Program and the Mayo Medical School's Hoffman program; includes first-person accounts by persons who have had the opportunity to provide medical care in developing countries as participants in these programs.

The Art of Caring: Who Cares Anyway? [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 2003. 48 minutes.
Note: Presented during Heritage Days 2003.
Synopsis: A variety show that takes a humorous look at Mayo Clinic "featuring an uplifting message, singing and dancing, all Mayo talent, unabashed hilarity."

The Best Day's Work: Henry S. Plummer. [VHS or DVD]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 2006. 35 minutes. (Heritage Days 2006)
Synopsis: This one-act play provides a look at the life of Dr. Henry S. Plummer. It is based on historical facts, his own writings and the memories of those who loved and worked with him.

Birth of a Legacy. [DVD]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 1992. 14 minutes.
Synopsis: Presents the history of the Mayos and Mayo Foundation.

The Buildings of Mayo. [DVD]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 1990. 10 minutes.

Celebrating 50 Years: The Development of Cardiopulmonary Bypass Surgery and Cardiac Surgery. [multiple DVDs or VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 2005. time varies.
Note: Presentations done on 5/12/2005

Celebrating Our Common Heritage. [DVD]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 1999. 37 minutes.
Note: September 28, 1999 presentation
Synopsis: Discusses the history of healthcare in Rochester, including the founding of Mayo Clinic and the cooperation between the Mayo's and the Sisters of St. Francis.

Celebrating the Legacy: Milestones of Faith. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 1999. 60 minutes.
Note: September 30, 1999 presentation
Synopsis: A service held at Saint Mary's Hospital chapel celebrating the history of healthcare in Rochester.

A Cheerful Heart: The Dave Madden Story. [DVD]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2013.
Notes: 2013 Heritage Days film; Also viewable online
Synopsis: On a summer day in 1948, Dave Madden became the latest casualty of the polio epidemic sweeping the nation.  Paralyzed from the neck down, he was taken to Saint Marys Hospital at Mayo Clinic, where he was placed in an “iron lung” to allow him to breathe. He remained there for the next 16 years. The poliovirus permanently damaged Dave’s body, but his joy for life was untouched.  His positive outlook inspired his fellow patients and won him many friends.  Famous entertainers and athletes, politicians and royalty all dropped by his room to visit.  He ran a TV rental business from his iron lung and appeared on the Today Show.  But his greatest accomplishment was the sense of hope he gave to everyone he met. A Cheerful Heart tells the story of this immensely likeable, unforgettable man whose strong faith, loving family and good heart helped him face the challenge of his illness with courage and cheer.

Chihuly at Mayo. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2001. 9 minutes.

Conjoined Twins Separated at Mayo. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 1992. 41 minutes.
Synopsis: Contains news clips from various regional television and radio broadcasts featuring stories about conjoined twins, Sara and Paige Johnson from Fargo, North Dakota, who were separated at Mayo Clinic.

A Course in Caring. [VHS]. New York City, NY: CBS Sunday Morning, 1990. 10 minutes. With: Charles Kuralt.
Note: February 25, 1990 telecast; Located at the Mitchell Learning Resource Center
Synopsis: A segment from the 2-25-90 telecast on the CBS Sunday Morning television program hosted by Charles Kuralt, which discusses the unique and innovative Mayo Clinic Insight Program. This program teaches physicians about the humanistic side of medicine. Features the production Love Letters, starring Jason Robards and Elaine Stritch.

Development of Nursing at Mayo Clinic. [DVD]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 1993. 90 minutes. With: M. E. Grobe.
Note: January 21, 1993 presentation
Synopsis: Presents an historical overview of the Mayo nursing service departments.

Education Grand Rounds: April 15, 2010. [DVD]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 2010. 58 minutes. With: Bruce Fye.
Note: Presidential address before the Annual Meeting of the American Association of the History of Medicine.
Synopsis: The Origins and Evolution of the Mayo Clinic from 1864 to 1939: A Minnesota Family Practice becomes an International "Medical Mecca".
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The Eucharistic Celebration: Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of Saint Marys Hospital. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic Audio Visual Services, 1989. 90 minutes.
Synopsis: Eucharistic celebration, September 30, 1989, in Saint Marys Chapel.

The Evolution of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2002. 69 minutes. (Medical Grand Rounds). With: William L. Lanier.
Note: 10/2/2002 presentation
Synopsis: This presentation dicusses the origin of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, the publication's relationship with Mayo Foundation, its scientific and educational missions, its mechanism for conducting business, and recent improvements in the journal's quality and sphere of influence. The main program is preceded by a research vignette on lung cancer screening.

The Evolving Kaleidoscope of Nursing: Nursing Heritage at Mayo. [DVD]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2000. 30 minutes. With: Pamela O. Johnson.
Note: September 29, 2000 presentation

For Generations to Come: The Gonda Building at Mayo Clinic. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2001. 10 minutes.

Forever Looking Forward: The Remarkable Life of Dr. Henry S. Plummer. [DVD]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 2016. 35 minutes. Heritage Days Film.

45th Anniversary of RMH Auxiliary. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2000. 60 minutes. With: Sally Blackman.
Note: September 20, 2000 presentation

From Biting Bullets to Bupivacaine: 75 Years of Defining the Blood-Brain Barrier - Celebrating the 75th Department of Anesthesiology Anniversary. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2000. 30 minutes. With: Terese T. Horlocker.
Note: September 28, 2000 presentation

From Ledgers to Linkage: The Mayo Medical Record System. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2000. 56 minutes. With: Karel M. Weigel and Leonard T. Kurland.
Note: October 6, 2000 presentation

From the Heart. [DVD]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 1989. 14 minutes.
Synopsis: Letters received from patients at the Mayo Medical Center.

Fulfilling the Mayo Mission in Florida: Challenges and Opportunities. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 2005. 63 minutes.

A Glimpse into the Future. [VHS with guide]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2001. 57 minutes. (Cancer Connection: A Multidisciplinary Update). With: Michael J. O'Connell, Amy M.B. Deshler, and Donald L. DeCramer.
Note: August 9, 2001 presentation

A Glimpse into Research within Mayo Clinic Cancer Center. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2000. 49 minutes. (Cancer Connection: A Multidisciplinary Update). With: S. Vincent Rajkumar, Steven R. Alberts, and Debra L. Barton.
Note: November 9, 2000 presentation

Gonda Building Opening Ceremony: Tommy G. Thompson. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2001. 40 minutes. With: Tommy G. Thompson and Kerry D. Olsen.
Note: October 13, 2001 presentation

Gonda Building Timelapse: December 1997 - September 2001. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2001. 3 minutes.

Gonda Building: Under Construction. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2001. 12 minutes. With: Doug Holtan, Kerry Olsen, Bruce Rohde, and Guy Lockhart.

Gonda Time Capsule Presentation. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 1999. 12 minutes.

Healing Hands: The Sisters of St. Francis and Mayo Clinic. [DVD]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 2010. 43 minutes. 2010 Heritage Days presentation.
Synopsis: This film tells the story of Saint Marys Hospital and the Franciscan heritage of Mayo Clinic. It includes interviews with sisters and their Mayo Clinic colleagues as well as historic photos and films — some presented in public for the first time. On-location filming includes Italy and Luxembourg, which traces the history of the Rochester Franciscans, and Bogotá, Colombia, where the sisters have a ministry today.

Heritage Days: Dan Clark Evening Program. [VHS or DVD]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 2001.
Synopsis: Dan Clark discusses the Mayo culture through storytelling, in honor of the opening of the Gonda Building.

Heritage Days Trivia Video. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 1999. 17 minutes.

Historical Account of the Role of the Mayo Clinic, the United States Navy, and the National Institutes of Health in the Research of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Parkinsonism-Dementia Complex on Guam. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 1993. 96 minutes. With: Donald W. Mulder and Leonard T. Kurland.
Note: January 13, 1993 presentation
Synopsis: Dr. Mulder presents a history and observations of the initial investigation of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and Parkinsonism-dementia complex on Guam that began in the 1950's as well as geographic and historical facts that correlate with these findings. Dr. Kurland reports on later findings and the ongoing investigation.

Historical Mayo Video Collections. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2001. 60 minutes.
Note: Features three videos: Mayo Legacy; Mayo Clinic Cornerstones: Cultural and Historical Perspectives; Long Anticipated, Long Remembered: The Creation of Cortisone.

The History of Orthopedic Surgery. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2000. 43 minutes. With: Bernard F. Morrey
Note: Presented during Heritage Days 2000.
Synopsis: Provides an overview of the history of orthopedic surgery at Mayo Clinic.

The History of Surgical Instruments: The Impact to the Mayo Clinic. [DVD or VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic. 2007. 40 minutes. With: David Nagorney.
Note: July 9, 2007 presentation; for internal use only
Synopsis: Provides a brief history of the evolution of surgical instruments. Highlights the design and development of surgical instruments at Mayo Clinic and gives recognition to the surgeons who designed them: the Mayos, Dr. Adson, and many others. Includes a short video, Surgical instruments and Mayo.

How to Be a Good Father – From the Life of Dr. William Worrall Mayo. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2004. 63 minutes. (Heritage Days). With: Judith Hartzell.
Note: 10/7/2004 presentation; for internal use only
Synopsis: Discusses the life of Dr. William Worrall Mayo.

How to Capture the History of Mayo in 300,000 Words or Less! [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 1999. 49 minutes. With: Courtlandt Dixon Barnes Bryan.
Note: September 28, 1999 presentation
Synopsis: This is a lecture presented as a part of Mayo Heritage Days. The author of an historical summary of the Mayo Clinic and hospitals tells many of the stories he heard when researching his book.

The Humanity of Mayo. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 1998. 9 minutes.
Note: May 15, 1998 presentation
Synopsis: Highlights the volunteer efforts of Mayo Clinic personnel in St. Peters, Minnesota, during the cleanup after a tornado, and Heart Link personnel in Cali, Columbia, who perform heart surgery on needy children.

In the Words of Dr. Will: The Primary Value of Mayo Clinic. [DVD]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 2010. 21 minutes. 2010 Heritage Days presentation.
Synopsis: In 1910, William Mayo, M.D., was invited to deliver the commencement address at Rush Medical College in Chicago. The words from Dr. Will’s speech are the basis of Mayo Clinic’s primary value: “The needs of the patient come first.” This film, commissioned to honor the 100th anniversary of that milestone occasion, is a work of fiction based on historical research. It imagines how Dr. Will formulated the thoughts he expressed in his famous speech.

Inside the Mayo Clinic. [VHS or online]. Rochester, MN: KTCA-TV/PBS, 1992. 60 minutes.
Note: Originally broadcast on May 5, 1992
Synopsis: A documentary that explores the world-famous medical institution's heart, soul and spirit; why patients from 150 countries come to the Mayo Clinic--revealed through conversations with patients, staff, and families.

Inventing the G-suite: The Life Story of Dr. Earl Wood. A short film that won the "Legacy Award" from the Minnesota Historical Society's Greatest Generation File Contest 2008.

An Introduction to Mayo Clinic's Integrity  and Compliance Program. [DVD or online]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2010. 21 minutes.

A Leap of Faith: An Original Play about the Founding of Saint Marys Hospital. [DVD]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 2009. 32 minutes. Starring Megan Cole and Clyde Lund.
Note: Mayo Clinic Heritage Days 2009.
Synopsis: "A Leap of Faith" imagines the 1883 conversation between Mother Alfred Moes and William Worrall Mayo which led to the founding of Saint Marys Hospital. The play captures the personalities of these remarkable people and highlights the spirit of teamwork that remains the hallmark of Mayo Clinic.

Legacy and Accomplishments of the Mayo Aero Medical Unit. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2003. 61 minutes. (Medical Grand Rounds). With: Jan Stepanek.
Note: 4/2/2003 presentation; for internal use only

Legacy of William W. Mayo. [DVD]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2000. 56 minutes. With: Kerry Dalton Olsen.
Note: February 9, 2000 presentation
Synopsis: Dr. Olsen looks back on the history of Mayo Clinic and the contributions of William W. Mayo.

Lifeline: Mayo Clinic. [4 DVDs or 4VHS]. Minnetonka, MN: Tremendous! Entertainment for the Discovery Health Channel, 2003. 200 minutes. With: Phil Crowley.
Note: For internal use only
Synopsis: This series gives viewers an inside look at the experience of being cared for at Mayo Clinic through the eyes of the patient.

Liturgy of Celebration: Mayo Eugenio Litta Children’s Hospital. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 1996. 84 minutes.
Note: His Emminence, Achille Cardinal Silvestrini, presider in attendance, homilist ; Bishop John G. Vlazny, presider.
Synopsis: A liturgy of celebration and dedication of the Mayo Eugenio Litta Children's Hospital, held in Saint Marys Chapel.

Long Anticipated, Long Remembered: The Creation of Cortisone. [DVD]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2000. 14 minutes.
Synopsis: Tells the story of the surprising journey that led to one of the major medical discoveries of the 20th Century.

Man and Freedom Returning Home. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2000. 7 minutes.
Note: Date on label: October 2, 2001.

Mayo and the DM&E. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 1999. 9 minutes. With: Hugh Smith.
Synopsis: Discusses the Dakota, Minnesota, and Eastern (DM&E) coal train proposal and its potential effects on Rochester and the Mayo Clinic.

Mayo: Another Word for Hope. [DVD]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2002. 10 minutes.
Synopsis: Through archival photographs, video footage, and news clips, this program highlights the accomplishments of Mayo Clinic in medical research, technology, and patient care; acknowledges that the generosity of benefactors ensures Mayo's future.

Mayo Aviation Research. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2000. 44 minutes.
Note: October 5, 2000 presentation

Mayo Clinic. [DVD]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 2007. 8 minutes.
Synopsis: Promotes Mayo Clinic as one the most trusted institutions in the world because of its focus on patient care, research, and medical education.

Mayo Clinic and the White House: Caring for America's First Families. [DVD]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 2012. 32.5 minutes.
Note: Mayo Clinic Heritage Days 2012
Synopsis: For more than 100 years, Mayo Clinic has had an unparalleled relationship with the White House. Presidents, vice presidents and their families, representing both political parties, have been loyal patients, trusted advisors and generous benefactors. Through interviews, artifacts, rare films and photographs, you will discover this inspiring story of service to the nation and to medicine, of mutual respect and long-lasting friendships.

Mayo Clinic Cancer Center. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 1997. 7 minutes. With: Tracy Reed-Will.
Synopsis: Provides an introduction to the Mayo Cancer Center.

Mayo Clinic Code of Conduct and Compliance Program: Guardians of Trust: Patient Confidentiality and Information Security at Mayo Clinic. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2005. 21 minutes.
Note: For internal use only
Synopsis: Reviews the components of Mayo Clinic's code of conduct. Reinforces Mayo's policies on the confidentiality of patient information and identifies the security measures in place at Mayo Clinic to prevent unauthorized access and use of this information.

Mayo Clinic Cornerstones: Cultural and Historical Perspectives. [DVD]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2001. 25 minutes.
Synopsis: Uses visual images and oral history to present perspectives on the early years of the Mayo Clinic and its hospitals.

Mayo Clinic: Faith, Hope, Science. [DVD]. Alexandria, VA: PBS, 2018. 115 minutes.
Synopsis: A production of Florentine Films & Ewers Brothers Production, and directed by Ken Burns, Erik Ewers, and Christopher Loren Ewers. Discover the story of the renowned institution that has been called a 'Medical Mecca', the 'Supreme Court of Medicine', and the 'place for hope when there is no hope'.

Mayo Clinic Heritage Days. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2002. 95 minutes. (Heritage Days 2002). With: Erik R. Lindbergh and Jan Stepanek.
Note: 10/7/2002 presentation
Synopsis: This program includes a presentation on Charles A. Lindbergh's involvement with the Mayo Aero Medical Unit in 1942 in testing high altitude equipment for World War II fighter pilots. Erik R. Lindbergh shares his personal journey to illustrate the human spirit's ability to dream, innovate, and achieve ones goals against many odds as he follows in his grandfather's footsteps by recreating his flight in the New Spirit of St. Louis. Also includes a video clip on the X Prize Foundation.

Mayo Clinic Integration 10th Anniversary "Merge". [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Audiovisual and Video Communications, 1996. 7 minutes.
Synopsis: Commemorates the 10th anniversary of the integration of Mayo Clinic, Rochester Methodist Health Services, and St. Marys Hospital. Discusses the challenges and benefits of integration. Video begins with the integration signing ceremony with Dr. Mayberry signing the agreement on May 28, 1986. Video ends with a tree planting ceremony on May 28, 1996.

Mayo Clinic Integrity and Compliance Program: Doing the Right Thing at Mayo Clinic. [DVD or VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2006. 18 minutes.  

Mayo Clinic Jacksonville Dedication Ceremony Highlights. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 1986. 31 minutes.
Note: October 3, 1986 production. Incomplete Jacksonville TV Channel 17 Newswatch telecast.

Mayo Clinic Jacksonville: The Myths, the Medicine, the Miracles. [VHS]. Jacksonville, FL: Mayo Clinic, 198? (exact date unknown). 26 minutes.
Synopsis: This program highlights the unique medical services at Mayo Clinic Jacksonville which emphasizes a team approach to medicine. The latter portion of the program entitled, A Guide for Your Visit, provides travel directions to Mayo Clinic Jacksonsville; information on accomodations and attractions in the area; explains how to get an appointment and what an examination may involve.

Mayo Clinic Jacksonville: Roots & Wings. [VHS]. Jacksonville, FL: Mayo Clinic, 1996. 15 minutes.
Synopsis: Commemorates the 10th anniversary of Mayo Clinic Jacksonville with a brief history from inception, through development and expansion, to the medical facility it has become in its first ten years.

Mayo Clinic Pathology: The First Hundred Years. Mayo Clinic Transfusion Medicine: The Very Early Years and Today. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 2005. 63 minutes.

Mayo Clinic Portraits of Caring. [DVD]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic Communications in cooperation with Youngquist & Company, 1995. 12 minutes.
Synopsis: Follows the experiences of three Mayo patients from Oklahoma, Michigan, and Wisconsin; and is interspersed with highlights of Mayo's services, facilities, and philosophy.

Mayo Clinic Proceedings: Its Past, Present, and Future. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2000. 47 minutes. With: William L. Lanier.
Note: October 6, 2000 presentation

Mayo Clinic Scottsdale, Arizona, Dedication Ceremonies. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 1987. 50 minutes.
Note: June 12, 1987 telecast

Mayo Clinic: The Spirit of Hope. [DVD]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 1989. 20 minutes.
Synopsis: The spirit of hope instilled in patients at the Mayo Clinic is fostered by a medical community focused on patient care, research, and education.

Mayo Culture of Caring. [DVD]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 2005. 66 minutes. Medical Grand Rounds. With: Edward Rosenow, III.
Note: September 28, 2005 presentation.

Mayo Economic Symposium. [2 VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 1992. 226 minutes. With: Carlton T. Rider.
Note: September 20, 1992 presentation
Synopsis: Part one includes presentations on the local and state economic impact of Mayo Clinic Jacksonville; and the economic impact on
Mayo Clinic Jacksonville of international marketing activity, Mayo Medical Laboratories, research and specifically research at Jacksonville, and Mayo Medical Ventures. Part two discusses long-range land planning for Mayo Clinic Jacksonville; Florida as a magnet state; and Enterprise Florida.

Mayo Eugenio Litta Children's Hospital. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2004. 7 minutes. With: Christopher Moir.
Note: 3/16/2004 production
Synopsis: Features the philosophy, services, and amenities of Mayo Eugenio Litta Children's Hospital.

Mayo Foundation Integrity Program: Crossing the Line: Avoiding a Conflict of Interest. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 1999. 16 minutes.

Mayo Foundation Integrity Program: In Confidence: Protecting Confidential Information. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2001. 17 minutes.

Mayo Foundation Integrity Program:  A Tradition of Integrity:  Practicing Ethical Behaviors. [VHS].  Rochester, MN:  Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2004.  15 minutes.

Mayo Foundation Orientation. [VHS]. Minneapolis, MN: Badiyan Productions, 1994. 48 minutes.
Note: This video is shown to new employees at their orientation.
Content: Sections--Welcome to Mayo; Around Mayo; Mayo Policies; For Your Safety; Your Mayo Benefits.

The Mayo Hands. [DVD or VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 2006. 43 minutes.
Note: Presented by Robert R. Cima on October 23, 2006.
Synopsis: Provides a brief history of the art and technique of plaster casting. Describes research conducted to discover how Will Mayo came to have a plaster cast of his hand done by Pietro P. Caproni. Historical documents affirm that Will Mayo's friendship with Harvey Cushing and other events led him to Boston to P.P. Caproni & Bros. While the cast of Will Mayo's hand is on display at Foundation House, it remains a mystery as to what has happened to the cast of the hand of Charlie Mayo.

Mayo Heritage Days: Fireside Chat: The Many Ways We Care. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 2005. 51 minutes.
Note: Presented during Heritage Days 2005.
Synopsis: Mayo volunteers share their experiences.

Mayo in the News. [9 VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic.
Summary: An overview of Mayo related news stories from 1987-1994, including the Dr. Sundt stories from '60 Minutes,' various newscasts featuring the conjoined twins, and other newsworthy events.

Mayo Legacy. [DVD] Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2008 (originally released in 2001). 17 minutes.
Synopsos: Chronicles the events in the history of Mayo Foundation including frontier doctor W.W. Mayo who came to Rochester, Minn. to examine Civil War draftees and stayed to open a medical practice; the Sisters of St. Francis who joined him in caring for 1883 tornado victims and founded St. Marys Hospital; Dr. Charlie and Will Mayo who joined their father in practice; the creation of Mayo Clinic which integrated research, education, and clinical practice; the start of the Mayo Graduate School. Includes advances in sterilization, anesthesiology, pathology, telephone intercom system as well as the contributions of Henry Plummer in the areas of laboratory medicine, patient record transport and building design. Includes footage of an award ceremony honoring the Mayos and attended by Franklin D. Roosevelt. 

The Mayo Legacy: New Technologies. [DVD or VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2003. 9 minutes.
Synopsis: Chronicles various technological accomplishments of Mayo Clinic based on the Mayo legacy of the patient comes first, integrated medical practice based on teamwork, medical education, and encouragement in developing new techniques and technologies. Features a lung cancer screening study using the spiral CT scanner. Notes the creation of Mayo Foundation and the addition of Jacksonville, Scottsdale, and Mayo Health System sites.

The Mayo Model of Care: Its Service Essentials. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 2003. 54 minutes. With Robert Lohr, Michelle Leak, Nadine Waddell and Brent Phillips.
Note: Presented during Heritage Days 2003.
Synopsis: Discusses service essentials of patient-centered, employee driven care. A Mayo employee tells of her experience with Mayo service. Discusses service initiatives in a Mayo department. Introduces two new service awards: the Mayo Award for Service Excellence and the Mayberry Award for Service Excellence.

Mayo Mystique: Lessons from a Legacy for Main Street and Wall Street. [DVD]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 1998. 90 minutes. With: Edward T. Creagan and Sister Valerie Usher.
Note: March 31, 1998 presentation
Synopsis: Discusses the history and legacy of cooperation between the Mayo Clinic and St. Marys Hospital.

Mayo People: Our Margin of Excellence. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 1985. 14 minutes. With: Leo F. Buscaglia.

Mayo Staff: Words & Images: 2004. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2004. 3 minutes.
Synopsis: Features quotes submitted by Mayo Clinic patients and employees accompanied by images and background music.

Mayo Story: The Making of the Hallway Murals. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2001. 13 minutes. With: Kerry Olsen, Matt Dacy, Jan Case, and Chuck Tracy.

Mayo's Culture of Caring: A Culture at Risk. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 1998. 60 minutes. With: G. Gamble
Note: December 2, 1998 presentation

Medicine for Body and Soul. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 1997. 12 minutes. With: E. Rolland Dickson, Carolyn Stickney Beck, and Robert R. Waller.

Memories of Saint Marys Hospital. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Saint Marys Hospital, 1988. 15 minutes.
Note: Centennial video
Synopsis: Interviews with SMH employees, past and present.

Milestones in Cardiology: [Heart-Lung Bypass Machine]. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 1999. 4 minutes. With: John W. Kirklin.
Note: April 10, 1999 presentation
Synopsis: This program includes an interview with Dr. John Kirklin and chronicles the history of heart surgery at Mayo Clinic. Milestones include the first heart surgery done at Mayo Clinic in 1955, made possible by the invention of the heart-lung bypass machine; and the 10,000th bypass anniversary in March 1973.

The Minnesota Tobacco Trial Settlement. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 1998. 62 minutes. (Medical Grand Rounds) With: Luann Nyberg.
Note: November 11, 1998 presentation

The Minnesota Tobacco Trial: Fallout from the Settlement. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 1999. 60 minutes. With: Richard D. Hurt.
Note: February 12, 1999 presentation
Synopsis: Describes the trial, provides a sample of the evidence presented by Dr. Hurt and discusses the fallout from the settlement.

My Brother and I. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 1964. 30 minutes.
Synopsis: The story of the Mayo Brothers.

My Brother and I: The Founding of Mayo Clinic. [DVD]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 2008. 34 minutes. Narrated by Garrison Keillor.
Synopsis: My brother and I tells the story of Dr. Will and Dr. Charlie Mayo, their lives and values, and the founding of Mayo Clinic. Includes home movies, vintage photographs and family artifacts along with interviews with Mayo family members and people who worked with the Mayo brothers.

The Mystery of Maud Mellish Wilson: An Original Presentation Written and Performed by Megan Cole. [DVD]. Mayo Clinic: Rochester, MN. 38 minutes.
Synopsis: Author/performer Megan Cole presents a one-woman performance which brings Maud Mellish Wilson to life. In 1907, Maud Mellish accepted an invitation from Dr. William J. Mayo "to organize and develop a library and to do editorial work in conjunction with the preparation of scientific materials." During her 26-year career at Mayo, she directed the Division of Publications, which included the editorial section, medical library and art studio. In 1926, she began the weekly 'Proceedings of the Staff Meetings of the Mayo Clinic'. In 1924, Maud Mellish married Dr. Louis B. Wilson, the first director of Mayo Graduate School of Medicine and Mayo Clinic's first pathologist. They resided at Walnut Hill, a 41-acre farm situated on what is now Assisi Heights, the motherhouse of the Sisters of St. Francis.

The Name Above the Door: Donors Who Have Supported Mayo Throughout Our History. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2000. 19 minutes. With: Matthew M. Dacy.
Note: September 27, 2000 presentation

A Nursing History for Our Own Care Plan. [DVD]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2000. 72 minutes. With: Patrick J. Dean.
Note: January 18, 2000 presentation
Synopsis: Discusses the importance of understanding an organization's nursing history; discusses the concept of caring throughout human history and in recent times at Mayo Clinic and in the Rochester hospitals.

One Year Anniversary of Mayo’s Eugenio Litta Children’s Hospital. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: KTTC-TV, 1997. 3 minutes. With: Christopher R. Moir.
Synopsis: This news clip commemorates the first year anniversary of Mayo's Eugenio Litta Children's Hospital. Includes highlights of the physical features of the facility, insights from patients, and an interview with Dr. Moir.

Our Father Taught Us: A Journey toward Teamwork. [DVD]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 2014. Heritage Days 2014.
Synopsis:
This film imagines Dr. William J. Mayo recalling an actual event from his childhood, when he and his brother, Charlie, accompanied their father on a journey to perform a difficult operation.  On that memorable day, Will and Charlie learned the values of compassion, teamwork and dedication to the needs of the patient -- values that became the foundation of Mayo Clinic.

Our Heritage in Education and Practice: Quotes and Pictures. [DVD]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2000. 52 minutes. (Medical Grand Rounds). With: Thomas M. Habermann.
Note: October 4, 2000 presentation

Overview of the Woman's Cancer Program and the Breast Clinic. [VHS with guide]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 1993. 60 minutes. With: Anne Marie Dose.
Note: December 2, 1993 presentation
Synopsis: Identifies the mission of the Women's Cancer Program in the Mayo Medical Center and describes nursing roles within the Program. Describes the unique services available for women, identifies the members of the multidisciplinary team, and identifies the target population at the Breast Clinic.

The Patient Comes First: The Mayo Legacy. [DVD] Rocheter, MN: Mayo Clinic, 2001. 17 min.
Note: June 19, 2001 presentation

A Passion for the River:  Mayo and the Mississippi. [DVD or VHS].  Rochester, MN:  Mayo Clinic, 2004.  36 minutes.
Synopsis: Chronicles life on the Mississipi River with the Drs. Mayo. Includes photos, home video footage, letters, and artifacts.

Plummer Building. [DVD]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2001. 4 minutes. With: Clark W. Nelson.
Note: May 1, 2001 telecast
Synopsis: KTTC-TV news features the Mayo Clinic Plummer Building along with some of its history.

Premiere of an Original Documentary Film: Fact, Fiction and Fun: How Mayo Clinic Became a Household Name. [DVD]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 2011. Internal Medicine Grand Rounds - October 5, 2011.
Synopsis: From scholarly journals to news reports and cartoons to Hollywood films, you will see how Mayo Clinic is an icon of popular culture and one of the best-known and most-trusted names in the world. 

Quality Healthcare. [VHS]. Eau Claire, WI: Luther Hospital Library Services, 1992. 5 minutes. With: Michael Breen.
Note: January 21, 1992 telecast
Synopsis: WCCO-TV's Dimension news segment features Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. and highlights some of the reasons why Mayo Clinic is able to provide quality medical care at a lower than average cost.

Reaching New Heights: Secret Stories of the Mayo Clinic Aero Medical Unit. [VHS or DVD]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic Section of Video, A/V & Photography, 2002. 18 minutes. With: Jan Stepanek.
Synopsis: This program documents the contributions of the Mayo Aero Medical Unit to the World War II efforts. Research by Mayo Clinic staff on "oxygen want" and g-forces using a pressure chamber and human centrifuge led to their invention of oxygen masks and pressure suits worn by fighter pilots.

The Real Moonlight Graham: A Life Well Lived. [DVD]. Rocheter, MN: Mayo Clinic, 2014.
Presented for the Mayo Clinic Sesquicentennial, July 8-15, 2014.
Synopsis: The iconic film Field of Dreams introduced an intriguing character to audiences around the world: Moonlight Graham, a baseball player who became a physician. This documentary film shows there is more to the story.

Residence Training in the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine: Past, Present and Future. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2000. 60 minutes. With: Roger Nelson.
Note: Presented during Heritage Days 2000.

The Rochester Epidemiology Project: History and Potential Application to Psychiatric Epidemiology. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 2008. 57 minutes. With Lee Joseph Melton, III.
Note: January 22, 2008 presentation
Synopsis: Chronicles the origins of the unit medical record at Mayo Clinic, expansion of the indexing system (Plummer-Root file, H.S. Plummer's Olmsted County goiter study, the Berkson Medical & Surgical Indexing System), Dr. Kurland's efforts to include non-Mayo providers, and applications to disease epidemiology. Study approaches described include descriptive, cross-sectional, cohort, and case-controlled. Remarks briefly on medical record privacy. Highlights the Mayo Health Science Research webpage as a resource for designing a study using the Rochester epidemiology project. Lists criteria for choosing a study topic.

Saint Marys Hospital: A Century of Caring. [VHS]. Minneapolis, MN: Badiyan Productions, 1988. 11 minutes.
Synopsis: Highlights Saint Marys history and current programs.

Saint Marys School of Nursing 1906-1970. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2000. 17 minutes.
Note: Authored by Virginia S. Wentzel and the St. Marys School of Nursing Alumni Association.
Synopsis: Presents the history of Saint Marys School of Nursing in words and archival pictures.

Service Essentials: Patient Centered & Employee Driven.  [2 DVDs or 2 VHS].  Rochester, MN:  Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2004; 2006.  Part 1: 13 minutes; Part 2: 9 minutes.
Synopsis:  Part one emonstrates that positive, caring physician-patient relations and teamwork are essential to providing good service. A transplant patient at Mayo-Jacksonville benefits from the personal treatment he receives from a caring physician. A surgeon at Mayo-Rochester realizes the challenges faced by hospital staff and begins to work with them as a team which benefits the patients, the staff, and the physician.Part two emphasizes the importance of personal service in caring for patients and their families. A cancer patient appreciates the relationship he and his family have had with the physician and patient care team.

The Service Quality Journey at Mayo Clinic. [VHS with guide]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2002. 100 minutes. With: Leonard L. Berry.
Note: March 6, 2002 presentation
Synopsis: This presentation is a report on a research study done at Mayo Clinic Rochester and Scottsdale on the ideal service experience from the perspective of the patient and health care workers in various health care disciplines.

Serving the Needs of the Patient: The Legacy of a Family Tradition of Administrative Leadership at Mayo. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2000. 46 minutes. (Medical Grand Rounds; Carlos Harrison Lecture). With: John H. Herrell.
Note: October 18, 2000 presentation

Serving with Honor: Mayo Clinic and the Military. [DVD]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 2015. Heritage Days 2015.
Synopsis: Mayo Clinic's service to the U.S. military began in the Civil War and continues to the present day. This film tells stories from the past and present of doctors and nurses putting themselves in harm's way, researchers developing new ways to protect combatants, educators preparing military medical personnel for battlefield duty and Mayo health care providers helping wounded warriors reclaim their lives. For more than 150 years, Mayo Clinic has been proud to serve the military and its country with its primary value: the needs of the patient come first.

Simpson Segment: Mr. Burns visit to Mayo Clinic. [DVD]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 2006. 3 minutes.
Synopsis: A video clip from the television program, The Simpsons, featuring Mayo Clinic.Mr. Burns comes to Mayo Clinic for a physical examination.

The Sisters' Story. [DVD]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 2004. With Sister Ellen Whelen.
Note: April 21, 2004 presentation date.

Sixty (60) Minutes Interview with Mary Zupanc, MD. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 1996. 15 minutes.
Note: February 25 and 27, 1996 presentations.
Synopsis: The mail fraud story that aired on 60 Minutes February 25, 1996 and appeared on KTTC-TV on February 27, 1996.

Sixty (60) Minutes: Three Remarkable Men. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 1995. 15 minutes. With: Thoralf M. Sundt.
Note: December 31, 1995 presentation of 60 Minutes

Sixty (60) Minutes Transplant Story. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 1995. 14 minutes. With: Mike Wallace.
Note: November 26, 1995 presentation of 60 Minutes
Synopsis: Doctors and patients at the Mayo Clinic are featured in this segment of 60 Minutes dealing with organ donation and transplantation.
 

The Space beyond Human Imagination. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Founation for Medical Education and Research, 2002. 63 minutes. With: Bernard A. Harris and Jan Stepanek.
Note: Presented during Heritage Days 2002.
Synopsis: This program includes the video, Reaching new heights: secret stories of the Mayo Clinic aero medical unit, which documents the contributions of the Mayo Aero Medical Unit to the World War II efforts. A former Mayo resident Bernard A. Harris discusses his experiences as an astronaut.

Sponsorship: Living the Mayo--Franciscan Values. [DVD]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2007. 8 minutes.  
Synopsis: Speaks of the caring heritage of Mayo Clinic, the formation and activities of the Sponsorship Board, and the Mayo model of care.

Sponsorship Anniversary Presentation. [DVD or online]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 2011.
Note: The values thread at Mayo Clinic: a conversation with Sister Generose Gervais and John H. Noseworthy, M.D. 

Sponsorship Values Review. [DVD]. Rochester, MN: Department of Education Services, Mayo Clinic, 2005. 9 minutes.
Note: 9/14/2004 label date
Synopsis: Focuses on the Mayo sponsorship values: the needs of the patient come first, trust, honesty, teamwork, spirituality, compassion, and respect. Reports on the education sponsorship values review findings and makes recommendations for the department, unit, and individuals. Describes the expected outcomes.

Structure and Function of a Cancer Center. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2004. 58 minutes. (Medical Grand Rounds). With: Franklyn G. Prendergast.
Note: 7/28/2004 presentation; for internal use only
Synopsis: Discusses the development of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center over the past 10 years, its current status, and its future as "the premiere cancer center in the world."

A Tale of Two Hospitals (and one city). [DVD] Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 2013. 60 min. Sponsorship Education Committee.
With Ardell Brede, Cashel Weiler, Billie Needham, John Murphy.
Note: September 30, 2013
presentationAlso referred to as Leading edges : A Readers Theater -- showcasing the history of Saint Marys Hospital and Rochester Methodist Hospital : beginning -- now -- future

Touching the Body, Healing the Spirit: The Franciscan Charism at Mayo. [DVD]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic. 47 minutes. With: Father Edward Foley.
Note: Presented during Heritage Days 2007
Synopsis: The speaker describes the similarities between Franciscan values and Mayo Clinic mission, vision, and values. This includes holistic care, compassion, and the value of sprituality.

Twenty-Five Years. . . and More. [VHS].  Rochester, MN:  Rochester Methodist Hospital, 1979.  13 minutes.
Note:  Produced for/used by RMH Auxiliary
Synopsis:  A pictorial review of the hospital's history.

Unsolved Mysteries in the Life of Dr. William Worrall Mayo. [DVD]. Rochester , MN : Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 2004. 61 minutes. (Medical Grand Rounds). With: Judith Hartzell.
Note: 10/6/2004 presentation; for internal use only
Synopsis: The author of the book entitled, I Started All This: The Life of Dr. William Worrall Mayo, discusses the life of Dr. W. W. Mayo.
 

The Volunteer Spirit at Mayo. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Video Communications, 1998. 4 minutes.
Synopsis: Footage of Mayo volunteers helping with clean-up after the tornado at St. Peter, Minnesota, in the spring of 1998.

The Way We Care. [DVD]. Mayo Clinic: Rochester, MN. 13 minutes.  
Synopsis: Stories from patients and employees define the attributes of the Mayo model of care which, in practice, assure that the needs of the patient come first.

WEAU-TV 13 News Segments. [VHS]. Eau Claire, WI: Luther Hospital Library Services, 1992. 10 minutes. With: Doug Trembath and Robert Fleming.
Synopsis: Features news coverage of the announcement of the merger of Luther Hospital, Eau Claire, Wis. with Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. The first segment includes an interview with Doug Trembath, Luther Hospital. The second segment features an interview with Robert Fleming, Mayo Clinic.

Women of Mayo Clinic: The Founding Generation. Rochester, MN. 2015 History of Medicine Society Lecture. 67 minutes.  With Virginia Wright-Peterson.

The World Comes to Mayo. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 1999. 3 minutes.
Synopsis: Highlights Rochester, Minnesota and the Mayo Clinic as excellent places to live and work.

Yesterday...Today...Tomorrow. [VHS]. Jacksonville, FL: Page Video for St. Luke's Hospital, 1988. 11 minutes.
Synopsis: The hospital's history traced since its beginnings in 1873 through 1987 when the affiliation with Mayo Clinic began.

Your Future Begins at Mayo. [VHS]. Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 1989. 15 minutes.