Hematology/Oncology fellow and faculty member working together on a computer at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
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The three-year Hematology/Oncology Fellowship at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota, offers:

  • Comprehensive training allowing you to learn to care for patients with hematologic and oncologic disorders as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Opportunities to acquire skills in clinical, basic, translational, and outcomes research with the chance to present research findings at national and international meetings
  • Individualized mentorship plan tailored to your career interests as part of our Career Development Program
  • Opportunities to teach Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine students and internal medicine residents

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Hematology/Oncology faculty member works with a patient at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

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.

Timothy Hobday, M.D.

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This program includes unsurpassed, well-rounded clinical training to develop expertise in the evaluation and treatment of hematologic and oncologic diseases through the supervised care of inpatients and the longitudinal care of outpatients in continuity clinic where you are the patient's physician.


The program fulfills the training requirements as stated by the American Board of Internal Medicine and is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).


After successfully completing the program, you are eligible to take the subspecialty certification examinations in hematology and medical oncology offered by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Program history

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, graduated its first hematology fellow in 1934. The hematology and oncology fellowships were separate for the next 49 years.

In 1983, a combined Hematology/Oncology Fellowship was established at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota and received ACGME accreditation in 1987. We anticipate that 10 trainees will complete this program annually.

Related programs

Mayo Clinic also offers hematology/oncology fellowships at its campuses in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, and Jacksonville, Florida, as well as an advanced hematology/oncology training year in Rochester.

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