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Application Process


Nine positions are available on a competitive basis each year in the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship. These include positions in the pulmonary, critical care, community, and physician-scientist tracks.


To be eligible for the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, you must have completed three years of accredited postgraduate education in general internal medicine, be board eligible, and have an interest in pulmonary and critical care medicine as a clinician-scholar, clinical-investigator or basic scientist.

Graduates from medical schools outside the U.S. and Canada must be certified by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates and have completed a three-year internal medicine residency training program in the U.S. to qualify for admission.

Also, identify your track of interest for Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education.

How to apply

The application and all supporting documentation must be submitted by Aug. 10 of the year preceding the program start date. The academic year begins July 1.

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

  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.
  2. Appointments are made through the Pulmonary Disease and Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine Match, included under the Medical Specialties Matching Program, which is sponsored by the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Specialties Matching Service. You must register through the Specialties Matching Service 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 in September and October each year.