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Application Process


Up to two positions are available in the Rheumatology Fellowship each year on a competitive basis.

How to Apply
You must apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). The application form and all supporting documentation must be submitted by February 1, approximately 20 months prior to starting the program. The academic year begins in July.

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.
  • A curriculum vitae.
  • A 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 Rheumatology Subspecialty Match Program, sponsored by the National Resident Matching Program Specialty Matching Services. All candidates must register through the SMS.

To register see: National Resident Matching Program's (NRMP) Specialty Matching Services.

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 February 15 and April 1 of each year prior to the match date.

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