Program description

Adult Neurology Residency Program

The Adult Neurology Residency at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota, integrates extensive practical exposure to all aspects of current clinical neurology, with numerous opportunities to develop career interests in neurological education and neuroscience research.

Our program's vision is to create leaders in neurological practice, education and research.

The four-year Adult Neurology Residency offers:

  • Rich diversity of neurological pathology, ranging from common to obscure to previously undescribed
  • State-of-the-art diagnostic, therapeutic and research facilities
  • Direct, graduated patient care responsibilities throughout your training
  • Comprehensive outpatient experiences
  • Extensive clinical, research and education didactic curricula
  • Full-time, dedicated and accessible faculty with expertise in all subspecialties of neurology
  • Assistance and mentorship in achieving your professional goals
  • Interdisciplinary collaboration throughout the highly integrated systems of Mayo Clinic


Mayo Clinic's Adult Neurology Residency is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.


Graduates are eligible to take the board examination of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Program history

The Adult Neurology Residency began at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester in 1919. Since that time, more than 500 residents have completed training in this program. Nine residents complete the program annually.

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