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Graduate medical education in neurology at Mayo Clinic

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Mayo Clinic's campus in Arizona offers a one-year clinical Neuro-Oncology Fellowship at its state-of-the-art National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center in Phoenix. The neuro-oncology program has two full-time neuro-oncologists and a multidisciplinary team of neuro-surgeons, radiation oncologists, and support staff.

As a fellow, you have broad exposure to all aspects of clinical neuro-oncology with the possibility to complete rotations at the Mayo Clinic campus in Rochester, Minnesota.

You will complete the required pediatric rotation at Phoenix Children's Hospital, which consistently ranks among the nation’s best children’s hospitals. Upon successful completion of the first year of training, a second research-focused year could be arranged depending on the availability of funds and your interests.

Neuro-oncology Fellowship (Arizona) Program Director Maciej Mrugala, M.D., Ph.D.

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The keys to our program's success are collaboration, cooperation, and communication. Education is a priority here, and every faculty member is committed to the education of our fellows and residents.

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The program is accredited by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties.


After successfully completing the program, you are eligible to take the Neuro-oncology Certification Exam offered by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties.

Program history

The Neuro-Oncology Fellowship at Mayo Clinic's campus in Arizona began in 2017. We anticipate that one trainee will complete this program annually. Applicants must be board-eligible and completed accredited U.S. neurology or neurosurgery residency program, or fellowship in medical oncology.

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