Application Process


There are 26 positions available on a competitive basis each year in the Internal Medicine Preliminary Residency at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota.

Of these 26 positions, 24 preliminary positions are matched to us through our categorical tracks in anesthesia, neurology, dermatology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and ophthalmology; two preliminary spots are not linked to any categorical program at Mayo.

How to apply

You must apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

The application and all supporting documentation must be submitted by Nov. 21 of the year preceding the appointment date. The academic year begins in June.

  1. To apply to the program, visit the ERAS website. All applications to Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education programs must include these application materials.
  2. All appointments are made through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). Candidates must register through the NRMP website.
  3. Applicants considered for an appointment will be invited to visit Mayo Clinic for a personal interview. Interviews are conducted between October and January each year.

Also see application details:

Aug. 22, 2016