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Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship (Minnesota)

Program description

The one-year Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Rochester offers:

  • A training curriculum that qualifies you for certification by the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery.
  • The opportunity to participate in the surgical care of patients with a wide variety of colorectal pathological conditions.
  • A rotation schedule based on a mentorship model that includes experience in endoscopy and diseases of the anus, colon and rectum.
  • A cadaver-based curriculum that includes technical competency assessment in open, laparoscopic and robotic surgical skills.
  • The opportunity to work in a group practice whose approach to patient care is team-based and multi-disciplinary.
  • An opportunity to spend one week in observation at St. Marks Hospital in London, England.

Mayo Clinic's favorable faculty ratio, large patient population and state-of-the-art diagnostic, therapeutic and research facilities combine to create a truly integrated educational experience. The "Mayo Clinic way" of graduate medical education ensures you will have the finest teaching and the broadest patient care experience possible during a busy, hands-on training program.

Accreditation

The Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship at Mayo Clinic is accredited by ACGME.

Certification

When you successfully complete the Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship, you will be eligible to take the qualifying exam offered by the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery.

Program history

The Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Rochester began in 1955. Since that time, more than 150 physicians have completed training. It is anticipated that 4 residents will complete training in this program annually.

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