Academic enrichment programs
Mayo Medical School (MMS) offers exciting academic enrichment opportunities for students. They are designed for medical students who are interested in augmenting their medical education with additional educational or research experiences.
Academic enrichment experiences include:
Enable students to obtain a cross-disciplinary professional degree in addition to their Mayo M.D. degree. These include; but are not limited to:
- M.D./J.D.(law) with the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University (ASU). Read a student profile.
- Other programs with Arizona State University: current offerings include opportunities for medical students to obtain advanced degrees in mass communication, business, biomedical engineering. And bioinformatics.
- A dual M.D./M.P.H., with the University of Minnesota, Rochester
- Students may explore other programs in any discipline to suit their individual needs, in collaboration with the faculty advisor.
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 programs such as the NIH, Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship.
Application to these experiences are all post matriculation. In order to participate, students must first be admitted and matriculate to Mayo Medical School. In general MMS students do not need to commit to any of these programs until the fall of the second year.