Application Process


Up to three physician assistant (PA) fellows will be accepted each year for the Physician Assistant Fellowship in Hospital Internal Medicine. One PA fellow will be selected for each track: Traditional Hospitalist Track, Hematology/Oncology Track and Critical Care Medicine Track.

How to apply

The application cycle opens Jan. 2 and closes May 1 of the year in which you wish to begin the program. The academic year runs from the first Tuesday in October through September.

  1. Online application. Complete the online Application for Admission. A nonrefundable $50 application fee is payable by credit card via the online application.
  2. Supporting documentation. Submit these materials:

    • Transcripts from physician assistant school
    • Three letters of recommendation
    • Personal statement
  3. Please send the required materials that are not completed online, plus any transcripts not sent directly to Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences, in one envelope to:

    • Judy A. Cimochowski
      • Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences Education Coordinator
        Mayo Clinic in Arizona
        Physician Assistant Fellowship in Hospital Internal Medicine
        13400 E. Shea Blvd.
        Scottsdale, AZ 85259
  4. Interviews. The selection committee carefully reviews each application. Applicants are selected based on grades, work background, volunteer experiences and leadership qualities. Individuals considered for an appointment will be invited for an in-person interview.
  5. Acceptance. Candidates selected for the fellowship will be contacted by phone, followed by an appointment letter, by mid-June.
Jan. 09, 2015