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Graduate medical education in radiology at Mayo Clinic

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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, pathologies encountered, 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 has performed more than 1 million exams every year 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.


hospital in Minnesota and nationally recognized on the Best Hospitals Honor Roll (U.S. News, 2023-2024)

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Your training experience

As a resident, you'll have access to robust clinical and educational resources. You'll find support both inside and outside of the campus to promote physical and mental wellness and ensure your work/life balance.

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Katie Hunt, M.D. Program Director

Director's welcome

Your years of residency are the most formative of your medical training, and you will receive the highest quality education at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, which will open doors in your career for years to come.

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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 487 physicians have completed training. We anticipate that 13 trainees will complete this program annually. 

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Stipend and benefits