The Transitional Year Residency at Mayo Clinic's campus in Arizona is designed to introduce you to a wide range of medical and surgical specialties through elective rotations and self-planned learning activities.
This program was established in 1992 and serves as the initial year of training for residents who will subsequently enter the categorical programs in anesthesiology, dermatology, neurology, radiology, or radiation oncology at Mayo Clinic's campus in Arizona. The application process for the program is initiated through one of those respective categorical programs.
The goal for the year is to build a broad foundation of clinical skills as a base for your future categorical training. After completing the Transitional Year Residency, our graduates have gone on to excel in categorical anesthesiology, dermatology, neurology, radiology, and radiation oncology residency programs at Mayo Clinic's campus in Arizona.
Select highlights of the program include:
A small program size allows program leaders to take a very personalized approach to your education
A robust, individualized curriculum, based on your categorical track, that includes options to rotate at other Mayo Clinic campuses
hospital in Arizona for 10 consecutive years (U.S. News & World Report, 2022-2023)
of residents present at a regional conference
Your training experience
As a resident 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.
The Transitional Year Residency was established in 1992. 14 positions are available each year on a competitive basis. Applicants must apply through the categorical residency programs in anesthesiology, dermatology, neurology, or radiation oncology at Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona.
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