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Diagnostic Radiology Residency (Minnesota)

Program description

The four-year Diagnostic Radiology Residency at Mayo Clinic in Rochester is designed for physicians who want a career in academic radiology or private practice and who have an interest in education and research. The volume of examinations, the pathology encountered, the cutting-edge technology, and the availability of staff radiologists make this training program an exceptional opportunity for residents.

The Department of Radiology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester performed more than one million exams in 2004. This is the largest volume of any single academic radiology department in the country. The department has 24 MR scanners including seven 3-Tesla magnets and one full time dedicated research magnet. Additionally, there are 20 CT scanners including 11 64 detector scanner. The department's equipment also includes 43 ultrasound machines and seven interventional suites. The nuclear radiology practice includes 23 nuclear medicine cameras, three PET CT, one Cardiac PET scanner, and one PET scanner. The department employees more than 1,100 individuals including 155 staff radiologists. The staff to resident ratio is 3:1.


The Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accredits the Diagnostic Radiology Residency at Mayo Clinic in Rochester.


You will be eligible for certification in radiology from the American Board of Radiology upon completion of the residency.

Program history

The Diagnostic Radiology Residency in Rochester began in 1972, and since that time, more than 330 physicians have completed training. It is anticipated that twelve residents will complete training in this program annually.

Also see:

  • July 26, 2013
  • ART395963