Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - The Mayo Clinic’s ranking dropped from a year ago, but for a 12th consecutive year, Mayo has been included in Fortune Magazine’s listing of the 100 “Best Companies to Work For.”

“We congratulate our employees for earning Mayo Clinic this distinction,” says John Noseworthy, M.D., president and CEO of Mayo Clinic. “We hope they take great pride in this ‘100 Best’ national recognition.”

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The 2015 rankings have the Mayo Clinic at 73rd overall, which is down 20 positions from the previous year.

The rankings are based on the responses to an employee survey and an in-depth questionnaire about the organization’s programs and practices. Five factors are considered: credibility, respect, fairness, pride and camaraderie. The report can be viewed at fortune.com.  The print version of the magazine will be available next week.

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