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Overview

Mayo Clinic's subspecialty Allergy and Immunology Fellowship in Rochester, Minnesota, provides a unique balance of research and clinical training. The program is open to pediatricians and internists interested in allergy and immunology. Highlights of the program include:

Opportunities for you

  • The option for two or three years of study
  • Intensive, hands-on clinical experience
  • Thorough preparation for a career in research, clinical practice, or both
  • Develop your teaching skills
  • Clinical and laboratory research training

Customized curriculum

The Allergy and Immunology Fellowship curriculum is designed to be customized, and trainees are encouraged to plan their programs to meet specific career objectives. Learn about the schedule rotation and descriptions, didactic training, and more

A fellow interested in a career in clinical allergy or clinical immunology may select assignments from a broad range of clinical subspecialty electives. While someone with career interests in laboratory research or clinical investigation may wish to participate in the clinical research program run by the Allergic Diseases Research Laboratory.

During your fellowship

Trainees have at least one year of clinical training in allergy and immunology and at least nine months of laboratory experience in allergy, immunology, or pulmonary physiology.

Board eligibility

All board eligibility requirements are fulfilled during the first two years of the program. The optional third year offers the opportunity to conduct in-depth research. Clinical experience includes both pediatric and adult allergy and immunology.

Your training experience

Your training experience

As a fellow 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.

Director's welcome

You’ll have the opportunity to train with many seasoned clinical faculty (pediatric and adult) and research mentors. Most importantly, you’ll work in a supportive, team-based learning environment. Our graduates go on to careers in academic medicine and community practice.  

Accreditation

The American Board of Allergy and Immunology, a conjoint group that includes input from the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Internal Medicine, accredits this fellowship.

Certification

The Allergy and Immunology Fellowship meets the examination eligibility requirements of the American Board of Allergy and Immunology.

Program history

Allergists at Mayo Clinic developed the Allergy and Immunology Fellowship in 1962. Since then, more than 66 fellows have completed this training program. It is anticipated that two trainees will complete the fellowship each year.

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Choosing Mayo Clinic

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Campus and community

Rochester, MN

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Stipend and benefits