Office for Community-Engaged Research
Mayo Clinic values and promotes diversity, including cultural competency of the staff, diversity of workforce and trainees, and a credible research program that studies and develops solutions regarding health disparities.
The Office for Community-Engaged Research (OCER) offers consultative services to better the health of our community. OCER ensures knowledge, practice and use of community-engaged research principles occur in research activities conducted by Mayo Clinic investigators and research partners.
OCER works toward using research to meet the needs of communities by:
- Establishing and strengthening linkages with communities
- Providing consultative and support services to investigators (Read more)
- Protecting the rights and safeguarding the welfare of research volunteers
- Promoting the inclusion of racial and ethnic minorities in clinical research at Mayo Clinic
- Creating and/or sustaining collaborative partnerships with other research institutions to advance community health
- Providing community-engaged research consultative services (Read more)