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Application Process


Eight positions are offered in the Emergency Medicine Residency at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., each year on a competitive basis.

How to apply

You must apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). This can be done through your medical school dean's office. The application form and all supporting documentation must be submitted by Dec. 1 of the year preceding the appointment date. The academic year begins in June.

  1. To apply, visit the ERAS website. The application requires these materials:
    • Official medical school transcripts
    • Official test transcripts for all applicable examinations — United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE), Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada (LMCC), Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination (COMLEX), National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME), Foreign Medical Graduate Examination in the Medical Sciences (FMGEMS), Federation Licensing Examination (FLEX) or National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME)
    • A dean's letter and at least three other letters of recommendation
    • A curriculum vitae
    • A personal statement
    • A valid Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates certificate (if you graduated from medical school outside the U.S.)
    • A copy of your medical school diploma (if you have graduated from medical school)
  2. Appointments are made through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). All candidates must register through the NRMP.
  3. Applicants considered for an appointment will be invited to visit Mayo Clinic for a personal interview with the program director and selected faculty. Interviews are by invitation only and based on the applicant's academic performance, USMLE scores (or equivalent), letters of recommendation and other accomplishments as detailed in the curriculum vitae.

    Interviews are conducted on Mondays and Fridays during November, December and January. If selected for an interview, applicants will be notified by email.

  • Aug 22, 2012
  • ART267672