Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery residents in the Mayo Clinic anatomy lab

Graduate medical education in otolaryngology at Mayo Clinic

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The Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Residency at Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville, Florida, provides superior surgical and medical training that features a unique mentorship-apprenticeship system. Residents are trained in all areas of otolaryngology during this program.

This five-year residency prepares residents for either private practice or academic medicine by training with a board-certified staff that teaches management concepts in:

  • Otology
  • Rhinology
  • Laryngology
  • Endoscopy
  • Pediatric otolaryngology
  • Head and neck trauma
  • Facial plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Head and neck oncology

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Surgical Residency Overview


Surgical Residency Overview


The program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. 


Upon successful completion of the residency, graduates are eligible to take the otolaryngology certification examinations offered by the American Board of Otolaryngology.

Program history

We anticipate that two trainees will complete this program each year.

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