The Gastroenterology Fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, aims to craft the next disruptive leaders in the field by providing unparalleled clinical training and unique scholarly opportunities tailored to each individual trainee.
As a fellow in our three-year program, you will be immersed in an environment servicing more than 40,000 patients per year with over 50,000 diagnostic and therapeutic gastrointestinal procedures performed annually using state-of-the-art and cutting-edge technologies. Mayo Clinic's Gastroenterology and Hepatology division in Rochester has a staff of over 80 gastroenterologists and hepatologists who serve as educators, mentors, and sponsors.
The curriculum has been intentionally designed to maximize learning across inpatient, outpatient, and procedural practices. The breadth of expertise amongst our faculty, the unique Mayo model of care, and the invaluable resources available to trainees allow for an unparalleled training experience.
A curriculum thoughtfully designed to balance clinical, didactic, and investigative experiences
Opportunities to acquire academic and research skills through formal educational programs
Unique elective opportunities include endobariatrics/obesity, endoscopic therapies for Barrett's esophagus, endoscopy innovation, home parenteral nutrition, stoma clinic, and colorectal or hepatobiliary surgery
Opportunities to rotate at Mayo Clinic's other campuses in Phoenix, Arizona; Jacksonville, Florida; or at Mayo Clinic Health System
Dedicated endoscopy teach rooms with state-of-the-art equipment and inpatient procedural-only rotations to maximize endoscopy learning
Longitudinal care of regional and destination patients with diverse GI conditions
Optional career tracks: Artificial intelligence and big data, innovation and entrepreneurship, clinical trials, health care delivery and disparities, leadership and medical education, and basic and translational sciences
The Gastroenterology Fellowship offers an outstanding clinical experience tailored to meet and exceed your individual educational and long-term professional goals. Regardless of the academic career track, graduates of this program have the knowledge and skills required to succeed and to advance the field of gastroenterology and hepatology as well as the health care system of the future.
best hospital in the nation and top-ranked in 14 adult specialties (U.S. News & World Report, 2022-2023)
Recognized as the best
gastroenterology and GI surgery hospital in the nation every year since 1990 as ranked by U.S. News & World Report
diagnostic and therapeutic gastrointestinal procedures performed annually
At Mayo, our fellows are at the forefront of the field, working side by side with world-renowned experts.
Douglas Simonetto, M.D. Gastroenterology Fellowship Program Director
Your training experience
As a fellow at Mayo Clinic, you'll have access to robust clinical, educational, and research resources. You'll find support both inside and outside of the campus to promote physical and mental wellness and ensure your work/life balance.
At Mayo, you will learn and practice in a state-of-the-art clinical environment designed to meet the needs of the patient. You will work daily with world-renowned gastroenterologists and hepatologists whose interests and expertise embrace all areas of digestive diseases.
The Gastroenterology Fellowship is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
The Gastroenterology Fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, began in 1974. Since then, approximately 300 fellows have completed training. Going forward, seven to ten fellows are expected to complete the fellowship annually.
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