Department and Faculty
The Division of Orthopedic Oncology at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota experiences a large number of patients each year with diverse surgical needs. Orthopedic oncologists have extensive experience treating tumors such as Ewing's sarcoma, osteosarcoma and other malignancies that involve the musculoskeletal system.
In addition to caring for patients in their clinical practices, Mayo Clinic's faculty members are committed to teaching and facilitating the growth of medical knowledge. Many of our faculty have published and lectured extensively and are highly regarded in their field. You will have direct access to the Orthopedic Oncology faculty at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota throughout your training.
Advisors and Mentors
You will be assigned a faculty advisor who can provide comprehensive educational advice and personal support. Your advisor also will serve as a contact point, introducing you and your family to Rochester and the Mayo Clinic system.
Many prominent professors visit Mayo Clinic each year. They present their work during noon and/or morning lectures and participate in hospital rounds. You will be encouraged to take full advantage of these opportunities.