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Graduating students lead a procession into the Commencement ceremony at Mayo Clinic

May 1, 2024

By Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science staff

Commencement ceremonies are quickly approaching for M.D. and Ph.D. students across our three Mayo Clinic campuses. Learn more about event dates, times, speakers, and more.

We are excited to celebrate the graduation of the classes of 2024 this May. Our graduates include M.D. and Ph.D. students in Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine and Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.

For the first time, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences will also join in celebrations at the ceremony in Jacksonville, Florida, in addition to Rochester, Minnesota.

Commencement will take place at the following dates/times:

The 2024 commencement program and the livestream links for each campus location are available on the main Commencement website. Speakers and bios are also available to view.

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We invite you to celebrate our graduating M.D. and Ph.D. students across social media. Download graphics from our Celebration Kit for your own social media celebrations.

We want to hear from you! Share your photos, videos, thoughts, and experiences by using the hashtag #MayoClinicGrad and/or by tagging us on Instagram or Facebook using @MayoClinicCollege.

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About Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine

Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine matriculated its first class in 1972. For 50 years, a world-class faculty has educated aspiring physicians in Mayo Clinic’s unsurpassed model of team-based, patient-centered care. Our faculty members work with students to develop the skills to be highly successful care providers as well as the compassionate hearts and inquisitive minds that change lives and innovate healthcare for generations to come.

About Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

The mission of Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences is to develop the next generation of leaders in biomedical science and education. First established in 1915, Mayo’s graduate degrees were initially awarded in partnership with the University of Minnesota. Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences became an independent, degree-granting institution in 1983. For the past quarter century, our world-renowned faculty have worked within Mayo Clinic’s unique three-shield environment of the clinic, research, and education to recruit, empower, and nurture future scientists (M.S. and Ph.D.) and physician scientists (M.S./M.D. and M.D./Ph.D.) to explore the world and innovate.

About Mayo Clinic Alumni Association

The officers and Board of Directors of the Mayo Clinic Alumni Association will soon welcome graduates as the newest members of the alumni association. The association’s mission, "Connecting our alumni and bringing Mayo Clinic values to the world" is central to its purpose, nurturing mutually beneficial relationships between Mayo Clinic and the remarkable individuals who participate in its education programs. Formed in 1915 by alumni who wished to maintain scientific and social contacts with the people and programs of Mayo Clinic, the class of 2024 will soon join the ranks of esteemed Mayo Clinic alumni. Mayo Clinic alumni are found in more than 80 countries, on the faculty of the world’s leading medical schools, and in leadership positions of national and international scientific organizations.