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Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota, offers two types of one-year preliminary surgery programs: nondesignated and designated.

Only the nondesignated program openly accepts applications for new residents.

If you are interested in the designated program option, please inquire with that specific residency's education coordinator. The designated program is coordinated through these specialty residencies at Mayo Clinic:

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