Cytopathology fellows working together in the lab at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Graduate medical education in laboratory medicine and pathology at Mayo Clinic

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The mission of the Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota, is to provide outstanding education and practical experience in every aspect of laboratory medicine and pathology, in order to prepare graduates to excel in any practice setting.

Unique program opportunities include:

Anatomic clinical pathology residents may choose to engage in basic, translational, or clinical research depending on the level of their interest, research background, and time availability.

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.

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Charles Sturgis, M.D.

Director's welcome

Welcome to the Mayo Clinic Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency. We offer a dynamic training program that will prepare you for a very successful career in pathology, regardless of your post-training professional career plans.

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This residency is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).


After successfully completing residency in either AP/CP or AP/NP, you are eligible to take the certification examination offered by the American Board of Pathology.

Program history

The Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, was accredited in 1953. We anticipate that seven trainees will complete this program annually.

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