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Application Process

One position is available on a competitive basis each year in the Nephrology Fellowship at Mayo Clinic's campus in Arizona.


To be eligible for the Nephrology Fellowship, you must complete your general internal medicine training by the beginning date of the fellowship. You must also be qualified to take the American Board of Internal Medicine certifying examination in general internal medicine.

Also see general admissions requirements for Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education.

How to apply

The academic year begins in July.

The application and all supporting documentation must be submitted by Aug. 15 of the year preceding the program start date.

You must apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) for fellowship applicants.

  1. Visit the ERAS for fellowship applicants website. All applications to Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education programs must include these application materials.
  2. Appointments are made through the Nephrology Match, included under the Medical Specialties Matching Program, which is sponsored by the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). You must register for the match in addition to applying through ERAS.
  3. Applicants considered for an appointment will be invited to visit Mayo Clinic for a personal interview with the program director and selected faculty. Interviews are conducted between September and November each year prior to the match date.