With thousands of experts from Mayo Clinic campuses in Minnesota, Florida, Arizona, and the Mayo Clinic Health System, Mayo Clinic Radio reaches listeners with an easy-to-understand, friendly approach. High interest topics include the latest news as well as information about exercise, nutrition, prevention and heart health. Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon Tom Shives, M.D. has hosted the hour-long program for two decades.
He and cohost Tracy McCray, a 20-year radio veteran educate and enlighten audiences every week. Mayo Clinic’s first of its kind, Center for Social Media broadens the radio conversation, engaging audiences on Facebook with its Myth or Matter of Fact segment, and on Twitter, using the hashtag #MayoClinicRadio on the Mayo Clinic Twitter page, with hundreds of thousands of followers.
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Shanda Blackmon, a Mayo Clinic thoracic surgeon, explains how advances in surgical techniques are improving outcomes for patients. Also on the program, Dr. Eric Moore, a Mayo Clinic otolaryngologic head and neck surgeon, will share treatment options for head and neck cancers. And Dr. Jewel Kling, a women’s health expert, will share nonhormonal treatment options for menopause symptoms.