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Application Process


One position is available on competitive basis each year in the Cerebrovascular, Endovascular and Skull Base Fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona. The fellowship duration is from two to three years dependent on the fellow’s previous training experience.

Applicants interested in an enfolded fellowship should email the education program coordinator, Veronique Gabriel, at or the program director, Bernard Bendok, M.D., at


To be eligible for the Cerebrovascular, Endovascular and Skull Base Fellowship, applicants should be residents or postgraduates in good standing. Preference is given to those who have demonstrated an academic interest in neurovascular and skull base diseases as well as brain tumors.  

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

How to apply

Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education does not process printed applications to this program. You must apply through Recruit, a third-party application service. No matching program services are used.

The application and all supporting documentation must be submitted 18 months preceding the program start date. The academic year begins July 1.

Complete the following steps to apply:

  1. Create an account to begin the online Application for Admission website to apply to the program.
  2. All applications to Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education programs must include these application materials.
  3. After submission, view the required Supplemental Items and Documents
    • Upload each required item in the Supplemental Items section
    • Complete the Recommendation Request section

In addition to the standard application materials, this program requires:

  • Three letters of recommendation, which must be completed in the Recommendation Request section. One of these recommendations must be from the program director of your previous program. Each recommender will receive an email with a link to upload a letter.

Applicants considered for an appointment will be invited to visit Mayo Clinic's campus in Arizona for an interview with the program director and selected faculty. Interviews are conduct throughout the academic year.

Appointments are made through the Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education.