Mayo Clinic Health System — Franciscan Healthcare is sponsored by both Mayo Clinic and the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration. Mayo Clinic is an internationally-known center for medical education, patient care and research, based in Rochester, Minnesota. The Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration are a Third Order (Regular) Franciscan religious congregation based in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
Both sponsors have representation on the Franciscan Healthcare Board of Directors and maintain separate reserve powers regarding the operations of Franciscan Healthcare.
Please view our History Page to learn more about how this sponsorship arrangement came to be. You may also contact Franciscan Healthcare Administration at 608-392-9710 if you have questions.