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

The academic year begins in June.

Your application and all supporting documentation must be submitted by Nov. 12 of the year preceding the program start date.

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

  1. Visit the ERAS website. All applications to Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education programs must include these application materials.
  2. Appointments are made through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). You must register through the NRMP website in addition to applying through ERAS.
  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.
Sept. 13, 2017