Academic enrichment programs
Mayo Medical School 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.
Academic enrichment experiences include:
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 can participate in research experiences in a variety of settings:
- The Mayo Clinic Center for Translational Science Activities (CTSA) offers numerous opportunities to engage in research.
- Mayo Medical School 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.
Applications to these experiences are all completed post-matriculation. In order to participate, students must first be admitted and matriculate to Mayo Medical School. In general, Mayo Medical School students do not need to commit to any of these programs until the fall of the second year.