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Our graduates love the Mayo Clinic mentorship model, one-on-one training, the great work/life balance, and the camaraderie among co-fellows. Learn more about our recent graduates as they reflect on what they loved about the Neuro-Oncology Fellowship.

Akanksha Sharma, M.D.

Akanksha Sharma, M.D.

2017-2019 Neuro-Oncology Fellow

“I remain grateful for my two-year research and clinical training fellowship in neuro-oncology at Mayo Clinic. During this time, I was able to develop excellent clinical skills and a strong knowledge base in neuro-oncology, radiation oncology, neurosurgery, and hematology/oncology, as it pertains to the management of brain tumor patients, through a variety of rotations and lectures. In addition, I launched my research career with the support of my excellent mentors, Dr. Maciej Mrugala and Dr. Alyx Porter. I participated in a variety of research projects, including initiating and completing my own early phase trial. The training I received here opened many doors for me, provided many opportunities, and helped me create my own space as a junior faculty in the field.”

Maya Hrachova, D.O.

Maya Hrachova, D.O.

2020-2021 Neuro-Oncology Fellow

"I am very grateful for the opportunity to receive exceptional training during my neuro-oncology fellowship at Mayo Clinic. Mayo Clinic fellowship offered me a tremendous opportunity to learn from internationally recognized experts who were deeply committed to my education and academic endeavors. This experience helped me to become a well-rounded clinician, investigator, and educator who could handle very challenging cases with confidence."

Graduation of Mayo Clinic residents and fellows

Mayo Clinic Alumni Association

The Mayo Clinic Alumni Association will help you stay in touch with your Mayo Clinic colleagues, maintain a valuable professional connection to Mayo Clinic throughout your medical and/or research career, participate in continuing medical education, and more.

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