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Diagnostic Radiology Residency (Minnesota)

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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.


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 12 trainees will complete this program annually. 

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Rochester, MN

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Stipend and benefits