How to apply
Applications to the Trauma and Genitourinary Reconstruction Fellowship are accepted from November through March. The academic year begins July 1.
1. All applicants to the fellowship must register with the Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgery (GURS) Fellowship Match with the American Urological Association (AUA).
- After completing the AUA Match registration, you will need to save or print a copy of the registration form. This will be used as your application to submit to this fellowship program.
2. Submit a completed GURS Fellowship Application.
- Applications must include the following supporting documentation: GURS application (registration form)
- Curriculum vitae and bibliography
- Personal statement of professional goals
- Valid ECFMG certificate, if applicable
- Three original letters of recommendation from physicians or faculty members who are thoroughly familiar with your work; one of these should be from your residency program director.
- Applicants who eventually match to the Trauma and Genitourinary Reconstruction Fellowship will be required to submit to Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education the following documentation as a requirement for an appointment: Copy of diploma from your medical school
- Dean's letter sent directly from your medical school to the education coordinator of the Trauma and Genitourinary Reconstruction Fellowship
- Official final medical school grade transcript indicating degree earned and date conferred (provide certified or notarized English translations of documents originally written in a language other than English)
- Official test transcripts for all applicable examinations: USMLE, LMCC, COMPLEX, NBOME, FMGEMS, FLEX or NBME
- Copy of your completion certificate from each of your prior residency and/or fellowship training programs.
3. Interviews are conducted in the spring of each year preceding the appointment year and are offered to those applicants deemed most competitive.
- Appointments are made by Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education based on results from the Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgery (GURS) Fellowship Match, which is sponsored by the American Urological Association.
There is one position available in Mayo Clinic's Trauma and Genitourinary Reconstruction Fellowship program each year on a competitive basis.
To be eligible for the Trauma and Genitourinary Reconstruction Fellowship, you must expect to complete a residency program in urology and be eligible for a Minnesota medical license.
This includes qualified candidates from outside the United States and Canada who meet the following criteria:
- Have graduated from an international medical school recognized by the World Directory of Medical Schools
- Meet all visa sponsorship requirements
- Are certified by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)
- Are eligible for a Minnesota medical license, which requires a minimum of one year of accredited residency or fellowship training in the United States or Canada
Also see general admissions requirements for Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education.