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Daniel Goldman

Legal Counsel
Mayo Clinic
Dan is in-house counsel at Mayo Clinic and the legal advisor for Mayo Clinic’s industry-leading social media efforts, including the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media, and the Center’s Social Media Health Network, and is also a member of the Center’s Advisory Board. Dan is also the Chair of Mayo Clinic’s business law practice group which oversees the corporate law, contracting and intellectual property functions of the Mayo Clinic legal department. His practice includes advising in the areas of business transactions, virtual medicine and e-health, privacy, copyright and trademark, and print and web publishing. Dan is a frequent speaker on the topic of social media legal issues, particularly in the area of healthcare. Dan graduated from UCLA in 1985 with a BA in English, and from the University of Virginia School of Law with a JD in 1988. Prior to joining Mayo Clinic in 2001, Dan practiced with the Jenner & Block and Pattishall, McAuliffe law firms in Chicago. In his spare time, Dan and his family are avid travelers, and have visited over 40 countries. His two teenage children are fond of pointing out that since their recent trip to Peru they have now thrown up on 6 continents. Mayo Clinic is one of the largest private healthcare providers in the world, employing over 40,000 people at facilities in Minnesota, Arizona, Florida and Wisconsin. You can learn more about the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media at http://socialmedia.mayoclinic.org/