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The two-year Rheumatology Fellowship at Mayo Clinic's campus in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, offers an unmatched opportunity to become an accomplished rheumatologist. Learn and practice the fundamentals of rheumatology and have opportunities to experience the depth and breadth of both clinical and investigative rheumatology. The learning environment supports educational and future professional needs.

Highlights of the program include:

  • A comprehensive clinical training experience that includes rotations in electromyography, physical medicine and rehabilitation, radiology, pediatric rheumatology, metabolic bone, and sports medicine
  • A robust didactic curriculum
  • The opportunity to teach medical students and internal medicine residents
  • Performing landmark-guided and ultrasound-guided arthrocentesis and soft tissue injections procedures under the supervision of Mayo Clinic staff rheumatologists
  • Dedicated protected research time
  • The rheumatology ultrasound practice at Mayo Clinic's campus in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, received the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) accreditation in both diagnostic and interventional musculoskeletal ultrasound. It is one of the very few rheumatology practices within the country with this accreditation.
Video: The Arizona Experience


Video: The Arizona Experience

Rheumatology doctor working with a patient.

Your training experience

As a fellow at Mayo Clinic, you'll have access to robust clinical, educational, and research resources. You'll find support both inside and outside of the campus to promote physical and mental wellness and ensure your work/life balance.

More about the curriculum

A doctor working with a fellow in the Rheumatology Fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona, doing an ultrasound for a patient.

Director's welcome

The training program provides vast opportunities to hone the clinical skills needed to successfully manage complex rheumatic diseases in the hospital and in outpatient settings. Mayo Clinic's program infrastructure and our faculty's dedication to mentorship and teaching allow us to offer tailored experiences to meet your evolving career development needs.

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The Rheumatology Fellowship is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).


After successfully completing the program, you're eligible to take the subspecialty examination in rheumatology from the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Program history

The two-year Rheumatology Fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, began in 2022. It's expected that one fellow will begin this program each year in July.

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