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Application Process

The next available position (one) for candidates interested in the Ph.D. program will begin July 1, 2023. Application and supporting documentation must be submitted by Dec. 31, 2021.

The next available position (one) for candidates interested in the M.D. program will begin July 1, 2023. Application and supporting documentation must be submitted by Sept. 15, 2021.

Qualifications

To apply for the Clinical Microbiology Fellowship's Ph.D. program, you must have a doctoral degree.

To apply for the fellowship's M.D. program, you must have completed one of the following:

  • A residency in anatomic pathology and clinical pathology accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Certification in anatomic pathology or clinical pathology
  • An ACGME-accredited residency program in a primary medical specialty, such as internal medicine, family medicine, pediatrics, emergency medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, or surgery
  • An ACGME-accredited fellowship in infectious diseases

Also see general admissions requirements for Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education.

How to apply

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)

In addition to the standard application materials required by Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, this program requires:

  • A letter of recommendation from your current residency program director (M.D. program) and thesis advisor/supervisor (Ph.D. program), for a total of three letters of recommendation. These must be completed in the Recommendation Request section. The recommenders will receive an email with a link to upload a letter.

Applicants considered for an appointment will be invited for a personal interview with the program director and selected faculty.

Interviews are conducted in October for the M.D. program and February for the Ph.D. program.