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Admissions and Application Process

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. 15th of the year preceding the appointment date. The academic year begins in June.

Step 1:

To apply to the program, visit the ERAS Web site.

The application requires the following information:

  • Official medical school transcripts.
  • Official test transcripts for all applicable examinations (USMLE, LMCC, COMLEX, NBOME, FMGEMS, FLEX or NBME).
  • A dean's letter and at least two other letters of recommendation.
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Personal statement.
  • A valid ECFMG certificate (if you graduated from medical school outside of the United States).
  • A copy of your medical school diploma (if you have graduated from medical school).

Step 2:

Appointments are made through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). Candidates who are eligible for admission outside the NRMP also are given consideration.

To register, see:

Step 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 conducted between November and January of each year prior to the match date.

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