The Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit medical practice and medical research group, based in Rochester, Minn. with locations in Jacksonville, Fla. and Scottsdale and Phoenix, Ariz. In addition, the Mayo Clinic Health System is made up of more than 70 hospitals and clinics across Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin.
Mayo Clinic is a leader in medical care, research and education. It is governed by a 33-member board of trustees and serves patients of all ages. As of 2010, the Mayo Clinic employed 3,700 staff physicians and scientists; 3,300 residents, fellows, and students; and 49,100 administrative and allied health staff. It also operates several colleges of medicine, including Mayo Medical School, the Mayo Graduate School, and the Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education. The clinic has been near the top of the U.S. News and World Report’s “America’s Best Hospitals” survey for the past 20 years, and it’s been listed in Fortune magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” eight years in a row.updated February 15, 2012