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Orthopedic Infectious Diseases Fellowship (Minnesota)

Application Process


One position is available on a competitive basis each year in the Orthopedic Infectious Diseases Fellowship at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota.


To be eligible for the Orthopedic Infectious Diseases Fellowship, you must:

  • Have completed the requisite training in infectious diseases (two- or three-year training)
  • Be certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in infectious diseases or board eligible and hold a valid certification in infectious diseases.
  • Demonstrate clinical competence in the care of patients in accordance with Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) competencies
  • Demonstrate evidence towards scholarship and research

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.

Mayo's academic year begins in July. The application and all supporting documentation should be completed as soon as possible during the year preceding the program start date.

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 program requires:

  • Letters of recommendation from both your residency and fellowship program directors. This must be completed in the Recommendation Request section. Each recommender will receive an email with a link to upload a letter.

Applicants considered for an appointment will be invited for a personal interview with the program director and selected faculty.

Interviews are conducted in the summer and fall of the year preceding the appointment date.