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Application Process

Renal transplant resident sitting in class in Jacksonville, Florida.


Two positions are available on a competitive basis each year in the Renal Transplant Fellowship at Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville, Florida.


Applicants for the Renal Transplant Fellowship must have ABIM certification (or equivalent; such as MRCP or FRCPC) in addition to having completed a fellowship in general nephrology (either in the USA or abroad). 

Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or foreign nationals who have or qualify for appropriate visa sponsorship.

Also see general admissions requirements.

Admission requirements

  • J-1 visa sponsorship is unavailable.
  • To enable recruitment that fits Mayo’s strategic priorities.
  • H-1B eligibility requirements include:
    • Successful completion of USMLE Steps 1, 2CK, 2CS, and 3 before the application is reviewed for appointment.
    • Eligibility for state medical licensure (Florida).
    • Program completion within six-year H1-B time limit.
    • A valid ECFMG certificate is required if you graduated from a medical school outside the U.S. or Canada before the application is reviewed for appointment.

How to apply

Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education does not process printed applications to this program. You must apply through Recruit, a third-party application service. No matching program services are used.

Mayo's academic year begins in July. Applications should be completed at least one year in advance of the program start date, if possible. There is no formal deadline for submission.

Complete the following steps to apply:

  1. Create an account to begin the online Application for Admission
  2. All applications to Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education programs must include these application materials
  3. After submission, view the required Supplemental Items and Documents
    • Upload each required item in the Supplemental Items section (if applicable)
    • Complete the Recommendation Request section (if applicable)

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