Frequently Asked Questions

Mayo Clinic has an international reputation as a premier tertiary medical center, with patients traveling here for care from throughout the world.

What you may not realize is that Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, is also a major regional health care provider. The majority of its patients — more than 85 percent — live in the cities surrounding Rochester and present with a full range of common and uncommon problems. The Mayo Clinic Emergency Department is a major trauma center that has a catchment area of close to 1 million people and treats more than 80,000 patients annually with every conceivable condition.

These common questions have been answered by our residents and staff members and will provide a more accurate picture of the Emergency Medicine Residency at Mayo Clinic.

Sept. 21, 2017