Application Process


Four positions are available on a competitive basis each year in the Hand Surgery Fellowship at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota.

How to apply

The academic year begins Aug. 1.

The application and all supporting documentation must be submitted by Dec. 15 of the year preceding the program start date.

You must apply through the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) Hand Surgery Fellowship Application Platform, a third-party application service.

  1. Visit the ASSH website to apply. 
  2. Appointments are made through the Musculoskeletal-Hand Surgery Match, which is sponsored by the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). You must register for the match in addition to applying through ASSH.
  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 January and March each year.
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