Director's Welcome

Floranne C. Ernste, M.D., M.Ed., and Thomas G. Mason, M.D., of Mayo Clinic

Welcome to the Mayo Clinic Rheumatology Fellowship! We are delighted that you are interested in joining our program.

It is an exciting time to enter the field of rheumatology. With all the cutting-edge research developments, musculoskeletal ultrasound technology and biologic therapies available, it is crucial to develop strong and dedicated leaders within our specialty.

We offer a superb training experience for those who have a passion toward improving the lives of patients and advancing the field of rheumatology. Our unique training program provides you with vast opportunities to hone the clinical skills needed to successfully manage complex rheumatic diseases in the hospital and outpatient settings.

In addition, we provide the tools, resources and mentorship needed to develop successful researchers in the various subspecialty fields of rheumatology.

Mayo Clinic's program infrastructure and our faculty's dedication to mentorship and teaching allow us to offer you tailored experiences to meet your evolving career development needs.

We encourage you to explore our website and contact us if you have any questions about our fellowship.

Floranne C. Ernste, M.D., M.Ed.
Rheumatology Fellowship Director

Thomas G. Mason, M.D.
Rheumatology Fellowship Associate Director