Program description

The Anesthesiology Residency at Mayo Clinic's campus in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, offers a categorical program, which combines a one-year Transitional Year Residency (PGY-1) with a three-year Anesthesiology Residency (PGY-2 through PGY-4). There is not a separate application for the preliminary year.

The Anesthesiology Residency provides an outstanding clinical anesthesia experience that can be tailored to meet individual educational goals. You receive thorough preparation for board certification in anesthesiology, extensive didactic training, subspecialty anesthesiology training, and clinical and laboratory research opportunities.

To complement Mayo Clinic's Anesthesiology Residency, a one-year accredited fellowship in pain medicine is available at the completion of the residency program.


The training program fulfills the requirements for training as stated by the American Board of Anesthesiology and is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.


Upon successful completion of the residency, you will be eligible to take the American Board of Anesthesiology examination.

Program history

The Anesthesiology Residency began in 2007. The first class of residents graduated in 2010, with residents completing the program each year since. Prior to 2007, Mayo Clinic's campus in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, had been an integral part of the Integrated Anesthesiology Program, based at Mayo's campus in Minnesota. There have been anesthesiology residents training at Mayo Clinic's campus in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, since 1989.

July 11, 2014