Two positions are available on a competitive basis each year in the International Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
If you are an international applicant who has completed a general surgery residency in a program that is non-accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), you are eligible to apply for this one-year non-accredited fellowship.
How to apply
Mayo's academic year begins in July. Inquire about the availability of the positions with Larisa Radman, Education Program Coordinator, at email@example.com.
Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education does not process printed applications to this program. You must apply through Recruit, a third-party application service.
Complete the following steps to apply:
- Create an account to begin the online Application for Admission
- All applications to Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education programs must include these application materials
- After submission, view the required Supplemental Items and Documents
- Upload each required item in the Supplemental Items section (if applicable)
- Complete the Recommendation Request section (if applicable)
In addition to the standard application materials required by Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, this program requires:
- A photograph of yourself.
- Official test transcripts for all applicable examinations (USMLE, ABSITE, LMCC, COMLEX, NBOME, FMGEMS, FLEX, or NBME). USMLE steps 1, 2 CK and 2 CS (Step 3 is only required if applicants are seeking H-1B sponsorship).
- A letter of recommendation from your program director (for a total of three recommendation letters). These must be completed in the Recommendation Request section. The recommenders will receive an email with a link to upload a letter. All letter writers must complete the Association of Program Directors for Colon and Rectal Surgery (APDCRS) Resident Candidate Assessment form.
Applicants considered for an appointment will be invited for a personal interview with the program director and selected faculty.
Interviews are scheduled on a case-by-case basis each year.