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Application Process

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One position is available on a competitive basis each year in the Adult Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship at Mayo Clinic's campus in Arizona.


To be eligible for the Adult Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship, you must have successfully completed an approved residency in orthopedics and be eligible to take the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery certification examinations.

In addition, qualified applicants must be eligible for an Arizona state medical license.

Also see general admissions requirements for Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education.

How to apply

The academic year begins August 1.

The application and all supporting documentation must be submitted by the end of October, approximately two years preceding the program start date.

You must apply through SF Match, a third-party application service.

  1. Visit the SF Match website to register as an applicant, utilize the Central Application Service (CAS) and rank programs. All applications to Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education programs must include these application materials.
  2. Appointments are made through the Adult Hip and Knee/Tumor Fellowship Match coordinated by SF Match under the sponsorship of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS).
  3. Applicants considered for an appointment will be invited to visit Mayo Clinic for a personal interview with the program director and selected faculty. Interviews are conducted between January and March each year.