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Fellow Life

Fellows in the Neurointerventional Surgery Fellowship love all that Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, has to offer. We'll support you both inside and outside of the Mayo Clinic campus to promote wellness and ensure your work/life balance.

Fitness centers

Fitness options at Mayo Clinic in ArizonaMayo Clinic residents or fellows at our three campuses get discounted membership fees to area gyms through PerkSpot, the Mayo Clinic employee discount program.

All Arizona learners can also sign up to take fitness classes and health workshops through the department of Integrative Health or through the Mayo Clinic Well-Being program.

Groups on campus

Trainees at the MERG fairOpportunities to join a variety of groups on campus provide regular social activities and can help enhance your training while connecting with a broad group of peers.

Trainees have the opportunity to join a Mayo Employee Resource Group (MERG) at any time during their training program. Current MERGs on the Phoenix/Scottsdale campus in Arizona include groups based on African, Asian, and Latino heritage as well as groups focused on veterans, global health, leadership development, and LGBTI and differently-abled staff and allies.


Cardiovascular diseases fellow works on a computer at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.The Student Services office provides resources to promote academic, emotional, social, cognitive, financial, and physical well-being. Career and academic services include academic advising, peer tutoring, and accommodations for learners with disabilities or health conditions. Mental health services, counseling, interview practice, and a variety of enrichment sessions on topics like budgeting, resiliency, and stress and burn-out are also available through the Student Services office.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion

At Mayo Clinic, we foster an inclusive working environment and embrace the diversity of all our trainees, faculty, staff, and patients. Our Office for Education Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion offers tremendous resources to support our mission of maintaining a welcoming atmosphere for all our employees, including our learners. We strive to provide culturally appropriate care and do our part to reduce healthcare disparities.

Video: See yourself at Mayo Clinic


Video: See yourself at Mayo Clinic

Mayo Fellows Association (MFA)

The Mayo Fellows Association (MFA) offers a peer and social support network for residents and fellows and their families with social events, athletics, and advocacy. The MFA also holds an annual resident and fellow appreciation event open to all trainees with complimentary massages, stress-reducing activities, and social support. 

Mayo Clinic Scottsdale Campus

Life in Phoenix

Our fellows love the beautiful scenery and opportunities for adventure that Arizona has to offer, as well as the big city entertainment and diverse restaurants in the Phoenix area. Our beautiful and rugged landscape offers year-round recreational opportunities such as camping, hiking, and biking. In Downtown Phoenix, you'll enjoy an eclectic art scene, sports arenas, concert venues, and endless dining options, and many of our fellows love the nightlife scene in Scottdale's entertainment district.