Application Process


Four positions are available on a competitive basis each year in the General Surgery Residency at Mayo Clinic's campus in Arizona.

How to apply

You must apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

The application and all supporting documentation must be submitted by Nov. 1 of the year preceding the program start date. The academic year begins in July.

Note that both components of the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 2 must be passed by April 1 of the current academic year to ensure eligibility in this residency by July 1.

  1. To apply to the program, visit the ERAS website. All applications to Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education programs must include these application materials.
  2. Appointments are made through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). Candidates must register through the NRMP website.
  3. Applicants considered for an appointment will be invited to visit Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, for a personal interview with the program director and selected faculty. Interviews are conducted from mid-November through mid-January each year.
Sept. 20, 2016