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Mar 20, 2020

April Quarterly Noon Luncheon CANCELLED

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Message sent on behalf of the Mayo Rochester Emeriti Executive Committee Per restrictions put into place by Minnesota Governor Tim Walz restricting group gatherings of more than 10 people, the April 20, 2020 Quarterly Luncheon has been cancelled.  You will also receive a letter in the mail with this information sometime in [...]
Mar 20, 2020

Temporary Closure Emeriti Center

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
As Mayo Clinic continues to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic, beginning Monday, March 23, Mayo Clinic will defer elective visits for both inpatients and outpatients, which includes surgeries and procedures enterprise wide.  In order to keep all of us safe, the Mayo Rochester Emeriti Executive Committee will close the Emeriti Center [...]
Mar 14, 2020

Upcoming Quarterly Noon Luncheon - April 20

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Presentation: Executive Services OverviewBy: Mark A. Jax, M.B.A., Director of Executive Services 12:00 Noon in Phillips Hall, Siebens Building
Upcoming Quarterly Noon Luncheon - April 20
Nov 20, 2019

Silver Force Circle Events - Recent and Upcoming

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
From Ms. Joanne Rosener Past Events: September 27 Social at Country Club with singersongwriter Dianna Parks and Eric Straubmuller (~45 attendees) October 30 Small Talk at Rochester Area Foundation onTechniques for using Retirement Assets to Fund Charitable Giving with Dan Edwards, Mark Utz, Jennifer Woodford and Bill Brown.   Upcoming Events: March 10 Tech Talk on [...]
Silver Force Circle Events - Recent and Upcoming
Oct 17, 2019

From Quarter Luncheon & Business Meeting October 17, 2019

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Featured Presentation Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., President and CEO, Mayo Clinic Upcoming Silver Force Circle Events OCTOBER: 30th –Small Talk: Techniques for Using Retirement Assets to Fund your Charitable Giving: What you need to know, 3-4pm, Rochester Area Foundation, 12 Elton Hills Drive NW DECEMBER 4th - Foundation House Holiday Reception 2-4pm 7th – Gonda Atrium Holiday Reception [...]
From Quarter Luncheon & Business Meeting October 17, 2019
Oct 10, 2019

Special Lecture Arizona... Surgery at Mayo Clinic - Dr. Robert Beart

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Dr. Robert Beart, M.D., F.A.C.S, F.A.S.C.R.S Mayo Clinic Arizona Surgical Grand Rounds "Surgery at Mayo Clinic Rochester and Mayo Clinic Arizona – Lessons Learned" Monday, November 4, 2019 7:00 – 8:00 AM ARZ PX MH 01 212 For additional formation, check out the flyer here or contact Kathryn Nolan.
Special Lecture Arizona... Surgery at Mayo Clinic - Dr. Robert Beart
Oct 10, 2019

Traveling Outside US? Are You Covered?

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
We all like to travel in our retirement years, but do you know about your medical coverage and air ambulance transport when travelling outside the US? For those who retired before 2015 – retain coverage in the Mayo Medical Supplement Plan which includes air ambulance coverage and no action is necessary. For [...]
Traveling Outside US? Are You Covered?
Sep 14, 2019

Special Invite - Accelerating Answers to Cancer

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
The Zumbro Valley Medical Society Alliance (ZVMSA) invites all Rochester emeriti to attend their upcoming Fall Brunch. Topic:             “Accelerating Answers to Cancer” Speakers:      Wioletta Czaja, Ph.D, Assistant Professor DNA Repair and Genome Stability, and Gail Dennison, Director of Development & Public Relations from The Hormel Institute in Austin, MN. Where:           Rochester [...]
Special Invite - Accelerating Answers to Cancer
Aug 29, 2019

Microsoft Office 365...Coming Soon!

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Microsoft Office 365...Coming Soon!
Aug 8, 2019

From Quarterly Meeting July 31st

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
First Face Transplant Dr. Samir Mardini, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
From Quarterly Meeting July 31st
Jul 30, 2019

Patient Online Services users may need to change password effective Aug. 1st

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
When you log in to Patient Online Services on Aug. 1, you may be prompted to create a new password. This request comes as part of a security system upgrade that Mayo Clinic has undertaken to maintain an industry-leading security system for its patients. To address your questions and learn new [...]
Patient Online Services users may need to change password effective Aug. 1st
Jun 24, 2019

Workstations Added to Offices

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Exciting Additions to our Emeritus Center With the kind assistance Mr. Mark Jax and our own Roxy Lane Tischer and Shawna Miller, we have been able to repurpose workstations and printers from the former Mayo Health Solutions (or MMSI). This now allows us to outfit all of our offices with workstations and, with the [...]
Workstations Added to Offices
May 9, 2019

Card Access to Emeritus Center Required After Hours

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
The Emeritus Center is still open from 8 am - 5 pm weekdays but to gain access after hours or on weekends you will need your Mayo Photo ID card. The card reader is on the wall to the right.
Card Access to Emeritus Center Required After Hours
May 2, 2019

What Would Will and Charlie Think of DMC?

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Program from LIFE (Learning is Forever) program. Members and non-members can register online at www.learningisforever.net. 
What Would Will and Charlie Think of DMC?
Apr 22, 2019

Tech Talk: Making Sure YOU are YOU! Essential Rules for Staying Safe Online

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
May 14, 3-4 pm SL-200, DAHLC (Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center)   Scams are growing more common and conniving, but you are not alone in battling them. Better safeguards are emerging to protect you. So how do you protect yourself? Here’s what our Mayo experts are saying about what you can [...]
Tech Talk: Making Sure YOU are YOU! Essential Rules for Staying Safe Online
Apr 15, 2019

Update to New Parking Rules

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Emeritus staff are not affected by recent parking eligibility changes! Effective April 1, 2019, the Rochester Parking and Campus Transportation Committee has approved changes to parking eligibility. These changes do not affect emeritus staff. The affected groups are: • Temporary research professionals — fellows, including senior fellows; associates, including senior associates; [...]
Update to New Parking Rules
Apr 9, 2019

Arizona Educational Adventure Series - Now available for viewing on Video Exchange

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
The Arizona Educational Adventure Series is now available on our video exchange. These have been very popular and some Rochester emeriti have expressed interest in viewing these presentations. To do this, you need to be within the Mayo firewall presently and best to be on-campus. You can still access these via [...]
Apr 7, 2019

Quarterly Noon Luncheon - Correction!

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
There was an error in the date listed in the Spring Emeritus Newsletter for the Quarterly Noon Luncheon. The correct date is April 17th as listed both on the RSVP mailing and on his website. Date: April 17, 2019 Time: 12 Noon Location: Philips Hall, Siebens Building Guest: Ms. Kim Norton, Rochester [...]
Apr 7, 2019

Silver Force Social on Thursday, April 11

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Silver Force Circle Thursday, April 11, 2019 Rochester Golf and Country Club 6:00-8:00 p.m. Join us for an unforgettable evening socializing and enjoying Choir Country An evening with Choral Arts Ensemble, celebrating the great Minnesota choral tradition Given a legacy of excellence and a vibrant modern culture of composers [...]
Silver Force Social on Thursday, April 11
Apr 7, 2019

Rochester's 24th Annual International Film Festival

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
It’s time for Rochester’s 24th annual International Film Festival!  It starts Friday, April 12 and runs through through Sat, April 20 at the Marcus Theatres. The website (www.rifg.org) has the schedule, descriptions and trailers of all 29 films. All seats are reserved. At the present moment only about half the [...]
Rochester's 24th Annual International Film Festival
Feb 28, 2019

Lecture: From Mayo Clinic to Vietnam: Memoirs of a Physician Serving in the War

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Special invitation for Emeriti!  Join us on April 11, 2019 as we travel through Vietnam gaining an appreciation of medical care through the eyes of James V Donadio Jr. MD, a retired nephrologist. Prior to his tenure at Mayo Clinic, Dr. Donadio was drafted into the US Army Medical Corps [...]
Feb 28, 2019

Helen Keller and Mayo Clinic

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
New exhibit during Women's History Month Helen Keller & Mayo Clinic  March 4 - 29, 2019 Hage Atrium, Siebens Building subway level Helen Keller (1880-1968) lost her sight and hearing at the age of 19 months from a medical condition that remains undiagnosed to this day. She became the [...]
Helen Keller and Mayo Clinic
Jan 21, 2019

New Vehicle Registration System at Mayo Rochester Starting March 1st

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Register vehicle for new automated license plate recognition system in Rochester From Around Mayo Jan. 21, 2019 Mayo Clinic parking tags are being replaced by an automated license plate recognition system in Rochester on March 1. Mayo Clinic parking tags have [...]
New Vehicle Registration System at Mayo Rochester Starting March 1st
Jan 20, 2019

Presentation: Normandy D-Day Anniversary Trip

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Educational Adventure Series 2019 Normandy D-Day Anniversary Trip: Emphasis on Mayo Connections Speaker: Bob Smoldt With added perspective from Dr. Roger Nelson and Dr. Denis Cortese Wednesday, February 6, 2019 For Arizona 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm MT Mayo Clinic Building (Scottsdale Campus) Taylor Auditorium - (Live!) [...]
Presentation: Normandy D-Day Anniversary Trip
Jan 20, 2019

Opportunity - New Administrative Talent Pool Program for Emeriti

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Administrative Talent Pool—An Emeriti Partnership Program Mayo Clinic has approved the creation of a talent pool of emeriti who have skills and interest in temporary supplemental employment performing non-clinical administrative work.   The program is designed to support work at all three Mayo sites, is available to all emeriti (M.D., PhD, [...]
Opportunity - New Administrative Talent Pool Program for Emeriti