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Cardiovascular Pathology Fellowship (Minnesota)


Faculty for the Cardiovascular Pathology Fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota.

Program description

During the one-year Cardiovascular Pathology Fellowship at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota, you learn to understand and diagnose routine, complex and esoteric pathologic specimens relating to cardiovascular conditions and diseases.

Your fellowship experience includes the interpretation of tissues related to:Customized Lucite containers store interesting specimens for Mayo Clinic cardiovascular pathology registry.

  • Congenital heart disease
  • Ischemic heart disease
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Cardiomyopathy and myocarditis
  • Systemic and pulmonary hypertension
  • Neoplastic heart disease
  • Cardiovascular trauma
  • Pericardial disease
  • Aortic disease
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Diseases of the veins and lymphatics
  • Cardiac transplantation

This flexible fellowship includes diagnostic, research and educational experiences in cardiovascular pathology. You also participate in a variety of clinical and pathology conferences.


The program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

Program history

The Cardiovascular Pathology Fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, began in 1981. We anticipate that one trainee will complete this program annually.