Vascular Medicine fellow works with a patient at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
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The one-year Vascular Medicine Fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, allows you to develop competency in the evaluation and treatment of peripheral and cerebral vascular disease and the appropriate use of noninvasive and invasive assessment of these problems.

The objectives of the fellowship include understanding the:

  • Mechanisms of and the management of lymphedema
  • Mechanisms and appropriate therapy and investigation of deep venous thrombosis
  • Evaluation and management of coronary artery disease in association with peripheral vascular disease
  • Investigation and management of peripheral arterial disease in the setting of atherosclerosis

Your training program can be customized to meet your individual career goals. You work closely with highly experienced and knowledgeable clinical and research faculty.

Mayo Clinic has a long-standing tradition of practicing both the art and science of medicine. Physicians, scientists, residents, students, nurses and allied health staff members work as a team at Mayo Clinic. Our staff clinicians and scientists are called consultants in recognition of their teaching and mentoring role on the team.

Mayo Clinic's academic environment, favorable faculty ratio, large patient population, and state-of-the-art diagnostic, therapeutic and research facilities combine to create a truly integrated and comprehensive educational experience. The "Mayo Clinic way" of graduate medical education ensures that you have the finest teaching and the broadest patient care experience possible during a busy, hands-on fellowship.


The Vascular Medicine Fellowship at Mayo Clinic fulfills the training requirements as defined by the American Board of Vascular Medicine (ABVM).


After successfully completing the program, you are eligible to take the certifying examination offered by the ABVM.

Program history

The Vascular Medicine Fellowship at Mayo Clinic began in 1995. We anticipate that one or two fellows will complete this program annually. 

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Choosing Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic campus in Rochester, Minnesota.
Campus and community

Rochester, MN

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Stipend and benefits