Academic Enrichment Programs

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Mayo Clinic School of Medicine offers exciting academic enrichment opportunities for students. These opportunities are designed for medical students who are interested in augmenting their medical education with additional educational or research experiences.

Dual-degree programs

These programs enable students to obtain a cross-disciplinary professional degree in addition to their Mayo M.D. degree. These include but are not limited to:

Students may explore other programs in any discipline to suit their individual needs, in collaboration with their faculty adviser.

Research experiences

Students can participate in research experiences in a variety of settings:

  • The Mayo Clinic Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCaTS) offers numerous opportunities to engage in research.
  • Mayo Clinic School of Medicine students have also been competitive in obtaining fellowships offered by the National Institutes of Health, Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship Program.

Admissions requirements

Applications to these experiences are all completed post-matriculation. Students who have completed two or three years of the M.D. program and are in good standing are eligible to participate in a complementary academic enrichment experience.

Dec. 22, 2014