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Graduate medical education in neurology at Mayo Clinic

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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:

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Your training experience

As a resident at Mayo Clinic, you'll have access to robust clinical, educational, and research resources. You'll find support both inside and outside of the campus to promote physical and mental wellness and ensure your work/life balance.

Elizabeth Coon, M.D.

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We offer an unparalleled curriculum, plenty of patients to see with common and uncommon neurological disorders, a strong belief in graduated resident responsibility, and many opportunities to teach and do research.

Accreditation and certification

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

After successfully completing this residency, you 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. Eleven residents complete the program annually.

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