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Application Process

Geriatric patient getting care


The Geriatric Medicine fellowship is purposefully kept small in order to provide a very personalized approach to Geriatric Medicine education. Three positions are available on a competitive basis each year.


To be eligible for the Geriatric Medicine Fellowship, applicants must have successfully completed three years of postgraduate training in an ACGME accredited internal medicine or family medicine residency.

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

International students may also be considered for admission. Learn more about immigration and visas.

How to apply

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

The application and all supporting documentation must be submitted by Oct. 31 of the year preceding the appointment date. The academic year begins July 1.

  1. To apply to the program, visit the ERAS Fellowships website. All applications to Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education programs must include these application materials.
  2. Appointments are made through the Medical Specialties Matching Program, which is sponsored by the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Specialties Matching Service. All candidates must register through the Specialties Matching Service after submitting an application through ERAS.
  3. Applicants considered for acceptance will be invited to visit Mayo Clinic for a personal interview with the program director and selected faculty. Interviews are conducted between July and November each year.