Program description

The four-year Diagnostic Radiology Residency at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, is designed for physicians who want a career in academic radiology or private practice, and who have an interest in education and research. The volume of examinations, the pathology encountered, the cutting-edge technology and the availability of staff radiologists make this training program an exceptional opportunity for residents.

Mayo Clinic's Department of Radiology in Rochester performs more than 1 million exams annually since 2004. This is the largest volume of any single academic radiology department in the country. The department employs more than 1,300 individuals, including 180 staff radiologists. The staff to resident ratio is 3-to-1.


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


After successfully completing the program, you are eligible for certification in diagnostic radiology through the American Board of Radiology.

Program history

The Diagnostic Radiology Residency at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota began in 1972. Since that time, more than 330 physicians have completed training. We anticipate that 12 trainees will complete this program annually. 

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