Mayo Clinic is committed to basic and clinical research that advances patient care. As part of this commitment, Mayo offers world-class clinical and research education. The Clinician-Investigator Training Program at Mayo Clinic provides a two- or three-year integrated, comprehensive educational experience for residents and fellows interested in pursuing a career that includes research within a robust clinical practice.
Mayo Clinic's Clinician-Investigator Training Program features:
- Access to Mayo Clinic's advanced diagnostic, therapeutic and research facilities
- Opportunities to collaborate with one or more of Mayo Clinic's three hybrid centers
- A combination of clinical specialty or subspecialty training and research experience that leads to certification or board eligibility
- Formal training in clinical and basic research in preparation for conducting independent research
- Training personalized to individual interests
- A low faculty-to-trainee ratio and the opportunity to be mentored and trained by world-renowned faculty
- An opportunity to pursue courses in biomedical science or clinical research
Those who complete the program are eligible for clinical certification. Many alumni of Mayo Clinic's Clinician-Investigator Training Program have gone on to become leaders in academic medicine.