Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellow working in the lab at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.

Graduate medical education in laboratory medicine and pathology at Mayo Clinic

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The Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellowship at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota, is a one- or two-year program. Based in Mayo Clinic's Genomics Laboratory, the fellowship provides experience in DNA testing for inherited diseases, as well as oncology and hematology. Optional training in other clinical laboratories that utilize molecular diagnostics is available to you. Your allocation of time between clinical applications and research is also flexible.

For M.D.s who are already board-certified in pathology or medical genetics, this training provides eligibility to take the examination in molecular genetic pathology offered by the American Board of Pathology (ABP).


This fellowship is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

Program history

The Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellowship began at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, in 2001. We anticipate that two trainees will complete this program annually.

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Campus and community

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Stipend and benefits