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Choosing Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science

Mayo Clinic trainees during hospital rounds

We are boldly transforming medical education and research training so our learners can improve patient care, accelerate discovery and innovation, and advance the practice of medicine.

Our students and trainees develop not only the skills to be successful, but also the compassionate hearts and inquisitive minds to change lives and innovate health care for generations to come.

An educational experience that only Mayo Clinic can provide

Rankings and awards

A few of the honors earned by our schools and Mayo Clinic that say a little about the environment you'll learn in.

Top medical school

Ranked the No. 9 best medical school for research on U.S. News & World Report's 2019-2020 list.


Ranked the No. 1 most innovative hospital in a survey of nearly 300 hospital leaders nationwide.

Best hospital

Ranked the No. 1 best hospital in the nation and top-ranked in 12 specialties on U.S. News & World Report's 2019-2020 list.


Earned a perfect score on the Disability Equality Index's 2018 Best Places to Work list.

Top employer

Included among the top 30 places to work in health care on Great Place to Work's 2018 list.


Named a 2018 LGBTQ health care equality leader by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

Vision and mission

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is transforming health care for both patients and society through excellence in education, discovery, innovation, teamwork, and leadership.

The College's mission and guiding principles are to:

  • Educate and inspire a diverse workforce of health care providers, physicians, and scientists through excellence in biomedical education, research, and clinical care
  • Alleviate human suffering by providing compassionate and culturally sensitive care
  • Enhance the biomedical sciences through discovery and innovation
  • Advance the national health care system through population science and leadership


Browse Mayo Clinic faculty research profiles and clinical profiles.