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Application Process


There is one position available in the Rheumatology Fellowship each year on a competitive basis.


To apply to the Rheumatology Fellowship, you must have successfully completed an accredited internal medicine training program and have a license to practice medicine in the United States.

Also see general admissions requirements: Admissions

How to apply

You must apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

The deadline for application is Aug. 11. We encourage applicants to submit their completed application form and all supporting documentation in July of the year preceding the appointment date. The academic year begins in July.

  1. To apply to the program, visit the ERAS website. All applications to Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education programs must include these application materials. In addition, this fellowship requires that you submit a letter of recommendation from your residency program director or the department chair with your online application.
  2. Appointments are made through the Medical Specialties Matching Program, which is sponsored by the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Specialties Matching Service. All candidates must register through the Specialties Matching Service.
  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 between July and November each year.

Also see application details: Application Process

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