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Application Process

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


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


Prior to appointment in the PM&R Sports Medicine Fellowship in Rochester, Minnesota, applicants should have completed a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation that is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

Candidates must also have successfully completed the three United States Medical Licensure Examination (USMLE) or Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination (COMLEX) exams according to Minnesota guidelines.

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

How to apply

The academic year begins July 1. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

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 fellowships applicant website. All applications to Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education programs must include these application materials.

    This fellowship also requires that you submit a letter from your residency program director describing your residency performance. Include this with your online application.

  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.