Doctor W.W. Mayo decided he liked the town and moved his family to Rochester in 1864.
In fall 1889, Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus opened with 27 beds.
Saint Marys Hospital was founded in 1889 by a local Franciscan religious community, the Sisters of Saint Francis of Rochester, Minnesota, led by Mother Alfred Moes.
As late as 1890, there were only three hospitals in Minnesota outside of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St Paul.
In 1906, Saint Marys Hospital Training School for Nurses was founded.
In 1915, the Mayo brothers established the Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research.
In 1917, the first graduate degrees in Mayo's programs were conferred to two women and two men.
The Colonial Hospital Training School for Nurses was established in 1918.
By 1920, over 60,000 people came to Rochester each year for medical treatment.
The Mayo Physical Therapy Program was established in 1936, setting the standard for education in its field.
Mayo Medical School, now known as Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, opened its doors to its first class of 40 students in 1972.
Mayo School of Health-Related Sciences opened in 1973.
And in 1983, the first class was admitted to the Mayo Clinic Medical Scientist Training Program, an M.D.-Ph.D. joint degree program offered collaboratively by Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine and Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.
In 1989, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences began independently conferring master's and Ph.D. degrees.
Mayo School of Continuing Medical Education, now named Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development, was established in 1996.
In January 2014, Saint Marys and Rochester Methodist were consolidated under the name Mayo Clinic Hospital — Rochester.
In 2015, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine announced a national expansion of its education programs.
|Company Name||Founded Date||Revenue||Employee Size||Job Openings|
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Johns Hopkins Hospital1867
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MD Anderson Cancer Center1941
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