The Mayo Clinic

St. Mary's Hospital Opens

In 1889, the Sisters of St. Francis, W.W. Mayo and his sons Will and Charlie open the brand new St. Mary's Hospital. The Sisters, who were trained as teachers—not nurses, could not have asked for a harder test of their faith.

St. Mary's Hospital Opens

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    The Mayo Clinic: Faith - Hope - Science

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    Take a timely look at how one institution has met the changing demands of healthcare for 150 years—and what it can teach us about facing the challenges of patient care today.

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