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Fellow Life

At Mayo Clinic Florida, your physical and mental health is our priority. You'll have access to several resources to promote well-being, as well as time off clinical duties to attend appointments. We encourage you to explore the various initiatives available.

Fitness centers

Trainees exercising in a studioMayo Clinic residents or fellows at our three campuses get discounted membership fees to area gyms.

Residents and fellows have access to exclusive discounts with the YMCA in Jacksonville, Florida, which has several locations.

Coming in 2024, Mayo Clinic will have its own newly built facility on campus.

Groups on campus

Mayo Employee Resource Group (MERG) in FloridaOpportunities to join a variety of groups on campus provide regular social activities and can help enhance your training while connecting with a broad group of peers.

Trainees will have the opportunity to join a Mayo Employee Resource Group (MERG) at any time during their training program. Current MERGs on the Florida campus include groups based on African, Asian, and Latino heritage as well as groups focused on veterans, global health volunteering, professional development, family resources and events, and LGBTI and differently-abled staff and allies. 


Cardiovascular diseases fellow works on a computer at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.The Student Services office provides resources to promote academic, emotional, social, cognitive, financial, and physical well-being. Career and academic services include academic advising, peer tutoring, and accommodations for learners with disabilities or health conditions. Mental health services, counseling, interview practice, and a variety of enrichment sessions on topics like budgeting, resiliency, and stress and burn-out are also available through the Student Services office.

Mayo Fellows Association (MFA)

The Mayo Fellows Association (MFA) offers a peer and social support network for residents and fellows and their families with social events, athletics, and advocacy. The MFA also holds an annual resident and fellow appreciation event open to all trainees with complimentary massages, stress-reducing activities, and social support. 

Diversity, equity, and inclusion

At Mayo Clinic, we foster an inclusive working environment and embrace the diversity of all our trainees, faculty, staff, and patients. Our Office for Education Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion offers tremendous resources to support our mission of maintaining a welcoming atmosphere for all our employees, including our learners. We strive to provide culturally appropriate care and do our part to reduce healthcare disparities.

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Views of our Florida campus


Views of our Florida campus