Department and Faculty
Pediatric hematology/oncology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester has a close affiliation with the Division of Oncology. Mayo Clinic's hematology/oncology specialists evaluate and treat many blood disorders and cancers. The pediatric hematology and oncology practice functions as a comprehensive center for pediatric cancer treatment.
As a whole, the Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine includes more than 100 pediatric and adolescent physicians specializing in more than 40 areas and providing care ranging from routine check-ups to complex surgical procedures. Annually, Mayo Clinic treats more than 50,000 children and adolescents, including some 5,000 hospital patients. Mayo Clinic pediatric and adolescent surgeons perform more than 8,000 procedures annually.
Advisors and Mentors
You will be assigned to faculty members who can provide educational advice and personal support. These advisers will serve as contact points, 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.