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Application Process

Obstetrics faculty Carl Rose, M.D. performs an ultrasound


One position is available on a competitive basis each year in the two-year Obstetrics Hospitalist Fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. The fellowship position begins on August 1 each year.


Applicants for the Obstetrics Hospitalist Fellowship must have satisfactorily completed either an:

  • Obstetrics and gynecology residency accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)
  • Obstetrics and gynecology residency located in Canada and accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)

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 for this program. You must apply through Recruit, a third-party application service. No matching program services are used.

The Recruit application and supporting documentation for the Obstetric Hospitalist Fellowship are accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis. 

Complete the following steps to apply:

  1. Create an account to begin the online Application for Admission
  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 (if applicable)
    • Complete the Recommendation Request section (if applicable)

In addition, to the standard application materials required by Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, this fellowship requires that all applications must include these materials:

  • At least four original letters of recommendation:
    1. Obstetrics and gynecology residency program director
    2. Obstetrics and gynecology department chair
    3. Two must be from other faculty members (one of whom must be a member of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department).

Each recommender will receive an email with a link to upload a letter. Each letter should include the writer's opinion of your professional, academic, and personal qualifications, as well as an opinion of your potential success in the field.

  • Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology (CREOG) examination scores, including those from PGY-1-PGY-3 if you are still in residency or PGY-1-4 if you have completed residency training. This documentation should be uploaded to the supplemental Items section in Recruit as well.

Applicants considered for an appointment will receive an invitation by email for a personal interview with the program director, selected faculty, and staff. 

Interviews are conducted in October each year.