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The goal of the Geriatric Medicine Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic campus in Rochester, Minnesota, is to train the next generation of leaders in geriatric medicine. Our fellowship offers a robust curriculum of unique clinical and academic experiences across the care continuum.

Unique program opportunities:

  • Individualized areas of concentration
  • Cutting edge Gero-Science education from leaders in the field
  • Option for second year of Geriatric Medicine Research with opportunity to earn a certificate or master's degree in clinical research, funded by Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education
  • Primary Care Geriatric Medicine Clinic
  • Home visit program that provides consultative and longitudinal care
  • Home-based comprehensive geriatric assessments in collaboration with state and local public health agencies
  • State of the art skilled nursing facility longitudinal care experience
  • Community immersion with Geriatric Medicine Bootcamp
Video: Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota


Video: Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota

Your training experience

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.

More about the curriculum

More about life as a fellow

Director's welcome

Director's welcome

Welcome to the Geriatric Medicine Fellowship! Our unique program will provide you with a comprehensive blend of both primary care-based and subspecialty care-based geriatric medical training. We invite you to take a look around our website to learn more about our program.

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See our graduate outcomes


The Geriatric Medicine Fellowship is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

Our fellowship program offers two pathways:

  • Path A: 12-month ACGME accredited clinical training program
  • Path B: 12-month ACGME accredited clinical training program path plus a 12-month non-ACGME accredited academic year

Fellows in good academic standing can apply for Path B during the first six months of clinical training. Fellows are eligible for Geriatric Certification Exam after the 12-month accredited clinical training program.


Fellows are eligible to take the certifying examination from American Board of Internal Medicine or the American Board of Family Medicine. All graduates who have elected to take the board certification examination have passed.

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