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Radiation Oncology Residency (Minnesota)

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The Radiation Oncology Residency program at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, offers individualized training that prepares residents for any career, including academic medicine and private practice.

Our program provides structured training and progress assessment in all aspects of radiation oncology. 

Highlights of the program include:

  • Intensive clinical training over four years in a large, state-of-the-art radiation oncology center in a quaternary referral center
  • Structured and customizable curriculum providing comprehensive didactic and hands-on educational experiences
  • One-on-one site-specific rotations without double coverage
  • Senior Resident Associate rotation during which PGY-5 residents practice semi-independently with their own patient panel
  • Dedicated research time, generous research support staff and funding, and opportunities to present at national and international meetings
  • Opportunities for collaboration with world-renowned clinicians in the fields of radiation oncology, radiation physics, medical oncology, surgery, radiology, and pathology
  • Fully integrated proton and photon practice under one roof

Program history

Our Radiation Oncology residency program began in 1978. More than 90 residents have graduated from the program. 


You are eligible to take the board certification examination offered by the American Board of Radiology upon completion of the program.

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