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Clinical training

The Hospital Medicine Fellowship provides 28 weeks of hospital service, including orientation and rotations in these areas:

  •    Hospital Internal Medicine
  •    Consultative Medicine
  •    Perioperative Medicine
  •    Progressive care unit (PCU)
  •    Intensive Care
  •    Virtual Medicine (Home Hospital)

 Quality improvement and research training

You reserve eight weeks for dedicated quality improvement and clinical research time. You complete at least one quality improvement project and one research project.

Participation in the Mayo quality fellows program allows you to obtain a bronze certification in safety and quality improvement through Mayo Clinic Quality Academy. In addition, you can take the silver certification class and examination.

Unique research opportunities include those offered by Mayo Clinic's Center for Clinical and Translational Science.


You will participate in journal club and learner conferences with residents and/or medical students.

Didactic training

Clinical conferences, seminars, small discussion groups, journal clubs, and one-on-one instruction are all integral parts of the Hospital Medicine Fellowship.

Core curriculum

The comprehensive curriculum covers important aspects and processes of inpatient medical care, based on recommendations of the Society of Hospital Medicine. These topics are covered in weekly lectures by hospital medicine faculty and other Mayo faculty.


To ensure you acquire adequate knowledge and develop technical skills, performance is monitored carefully during the course of training. You're evaluated by a supervising faculty member after each clinical rotation. In addition, you will regularly evaluate faculty to ensure that your educational needs are being met.