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Application Process


Two positions are available on a competitive basis each year in the Urologic Oncology Fellowship at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota.


To be eligible for the Urologic Oncology 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:

  1. Have graduated from an international medical school recognized by the World Directory of Medical Schools
  2. Meet all visa sponsorship requirements
  3. Are certified by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)
  4. 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.

How to apply

Applications to the Urologic Oncology Fellowship are accepted November through January.
Note: Applications for the academic year 2023 are due Feb. 1, 2022.

  1. All applicants to the Urologic Oncology Fellowship must register with the Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO).
  2. Submit a completed Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO) Fellowship Application.

    Applications must include the following supporting documentation:

    • 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 Urologic Oncology Fellowship will be required to submit to the Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education the following documentation as a requirement for appointment:

    • Copy of diploma from your medical school
    • Dean's letter sent directly from your medical school to the education coordinator of the Urologic Oncology 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, COMLEX, NBOME, FMGEMS, FLEX or NBME
    • Copy of your completion certificate from each of your prior residency and/or fellowship training programs

Interviews are conducted in the spring of the year preceding the appointment year and are offered to those applicants deemed most competitive.

The academic year begins July 1. Appointments are made by Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education based on results from the Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO) Fellowship Match, which is sponsored by the American Urological Association.