Graduate medical education in surgery specialities at Mayo Clinic
The Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Rochester, Minnesota, offers a challenging training program that encompasses both open and endovascular management of arterial, venous, and lymphatic diseases. Our emphasis is on surgical skills training, academic career opportunities, individual mentoring, and a curated didactic experience. Vascular fellows train with all six vascular surgeons at the Rochester campus.
Our program focuses on establishing clinical and technical confidence and maximizes opportunities for personal achievement in a supportive, inclusive, and academically rewarding environment.
Mayo Clinic’s high faculty-to-resident ratio, large patient population, and state-of-the-art diagnostic, therapeutic, and research facilities combine to create a truly integrated educational experience.
best hospital in the nation and top-ranked in 14 adult specialties (U.S. News & World Report, 2022-2023)
unique mentorship model
American Board of Surgery pass rate
As a fellow in the Vascular Surgery Fellowship program, you have access to the finest teaching and the broadest patient care experience possible in a busy, hands-on training environment. You will be exposed to:
A diverse, high-volume, complex case mix
Interdisciplinary collaboration throughout Mayo Clinic
State-of-the-art surgical technology
Personalized research and academic opportunities
Structured, comprehensive, faculty-led curriculum
Dedicated anatomy and microvascular surgical skills lab
Take a virtual tour: Vascular surgery spaces
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The Vascular Surgery Fellowship program is fully accredited by the ACGME. The fellowship fulfills all criteria for admissibility to the American Board of Surgery examinations for vascular surgery and, during the first year of fellowship training, fellows will be eligible to take the RPVI written examination.
Your training experience
As a fellow 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.