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PM&R Sports Medicine Fellowship (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

Application Process

PM&R Sports Medicine fellow works with a patient at Mayo Clinic Square in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota.


One position is available on a competitive basis each year in the PM&R Sports Medicine Fellowship at Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.


To be eligible for the fellowship, applicants should have completed a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation that is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

Candidates must also have successfully completed the three steps of the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) or the three levels of the Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination (COMLEX) per Minnesota guidelines.

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

How to apply

The academic year begins July 1.

The application and all supporting documentation must be submitted by Aug. 31 of the year preceding the program start date.

You must apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) for fellowship applicants.

  1. Visit the ERAS for fellowship applicants website. All applications to Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education programs must include these application materials.

    This fellowship requires that one of your three letters of recommendation be from your residency program director describing your residency performance.

  2. Appointments are made through the Primary Care Sports Medicine Match, which is sponsored by the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Specialties Matching Service. You must register for the match in addition to applying through ERAS.
  3. Applicants considered for an appointment will be invited to visit Mayo Clinic for a personal interview with the program director and selected faculty. Interviews are conducted between September and November each year.