A film on the one and a half century old Mayo Clinic in Rochester, United States will feature interviews with their high profile personalities who has been receiving treatment from the hospital. The Mayo Clinic documentary will feature interviews with the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama and John McCain.
The Mayo Clinic: Faith – Hope – Science is a new two hour documentary film about the Mayo Clinic’s 150 years history by the acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns. PBS announced on Monday that it will air the new documentary on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, 9 p.m. EDT. A repeat broadcast will air on Weds., Sept. 26, 10 p.m. EDT. The two-hour documentary explores Mayo’s 150-year history highlighting the primary value of putting the needs of the patient first.
“We’re honored that acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns’s genuine passion for history and his curiosity of our medical heritage sparked interest in producing a documentary about Mayo Clinic. He and his associates have undertaken the extraordinary challenge of telling our 150-year story, chronicling the rich history and pioneering contributions of our founders to our work with seriously ill patients today.” said the Mayo Clinic President and CEO John Noseworthy, MD.
The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama has been visiting the clinic over the past several years for regular health check ups. “The captivating stories of our patients come alive on film as they share intimate details about their search for hope and healing. This hope emanates from our staff, who work tirelessly every day to live our patient-centered values.” added Mr. Noseworthy.