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Application Process

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Six PGY-1 positions are available on a competitive basis each year in the Family Medicine Residency at Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville, Florida.


To be eligible for the Family Medicine Residency, you must have passed the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) or Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination (COMLEX) on your first attempt.

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

How to apply

The application and all supporting documentation must be submitted by Dec. 31 of the year preceding the program start date. The academic year begins in July.

You must apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

  1. Visit the ERAS website. All applications to Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education programs must include these application materials.
  2. All appointments are made through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). Candidates must register through the NRMP website in addition to applying through ERAS.
  3. Applicants considered for an appointment will be invited to visit Mayo Clinic for a personal interview with the program director and selected faculty. Interviews are conducted between November and mid-January each year.