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Medical Student Opportunities

We offer medical students two or four-week elective rotations. Fourth-year medical student audition rotations are offered July-January for students interested in applying to the Family Medicine Residency at Mayo Clinic in Mankato, Minnesota. Other types of rotation requests will be considered during February-June based on availability.

The four-week family medicine rotation experience includes:

  • Three weeks in our outpatient continuity clinic at Mayo Clinic Health System - Eastridge Clinic, working with family medicine residents or faculty
  • One week on the inpatient service care team, serving with a family medicine resident and faculty

Medical students rotating with our program are invited to join us for our daily noon lectures. Lunch is provided.

Rotation housing and parking

Short-term housing is available for medical students rotating with our program. To make arrangements, contact our residency program administrator, Stacy Tomhave (

Free parking at the clinic and hospital is available on-site; however, there are reserved areas for patients and guests.

Rotation application and inquiry

Rotation inquiries are addressed by our residency program administrator, Stacy Tomhave, and our medical student faculty advisor, Joanne Genewick, D.O.

To apply, complete the Request for Family Medicine Educational Experience form and return it to Stacy Tomhave ( along with:

  • Your CV
  • A copy of your current unofficial medical school transcript
  • Documentation of professional liability insurance provided by medical school covering this educational experience (required upon rotation acceptance)