Clinician-Investigator Training Program
Mayo Clinic is committed to basic and clinical research that advances patient care. As part of this commitment, Mayo offers world-class clinical and research education. The Clinician-Investigator Training Program at Mayo Clinic provides a two- or three-year integrated, comprehensive educational experience for residents and fellows interested in pursuing a career that includes research within a robust clinical practice.
Mayo Clinic's Clinician-Investigator Training Program features:
- Access to Mayo Clinic's advanced diagnostic, therapeutic and research facilities
- A combination of clinical specialty or subspecialty training and research experience that leads to certification or board eligibility
- Formal training in clinical and basic research in preparation for conducting independent research
- Training personalized to individual interests
- A low faculty-to-trainee ratio and the opportunity to be mentored and trained by world-renowned faculty
- An opportunity to pursue courses in biomedical science or clinical research
The program includes two years of uninterrupted research time, along with protocol development and a core curriculum of seminars and graduate course work.
Those who complete the program are fully trained in research, eligible for clinical certification and well-suited to be successful clinician-investigators. Many alumni of Mayo Clinic's Clinician-Investigator Training Program have gone on to become leaders in academic medicine.