Mayo Clinic medical college to doctor: Sit down and shut up

June 07, 2023 1 min read

By Zach Greenberg
Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression

Excerpt: A college suspends a professor for not adhering to “prescribed messaging,” imposes a gag order on him, and demands he say only what it tells him to say or nothing at all. That may sound like a dystopian novel, but it’s actually happening at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science — an American institution of higher education that promises faculty free speech, but apparently has no idea what that means.

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