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Application Process


One position is available on a competitive basis every other year in the Cardiothoracic Surgery-Transplant Fellowship at Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville, Florida.


Eligible applicants for the fellowship must have completed either the American Board of Surgery or Thoracic Surgery requirements or an international equivalent. In addition, candidates will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis depending on training and experience.

Also see general admissions requirements.

How to apply

Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education does not process printed applications to this program. You must apply through Recruit, a third-party application service. No matching program services are used.

Mayo's academic year begins in July. You must submit a completed application form and all required documentation no later than May 1 the previous year.

Complete the following steps to apply:

  1. Create an account to begin the online Application for Admission.
  2. All applications to Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education programs must include these application materials.
  3. After submission, view the required Supplemental Items and Documents.
    • Upload each required item in the Supplemental Items section (if applicable)
    • Complete the Recommendation Request section (if applicable)

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 in May each year.