International Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship in USA, 2017


Last updated on July 28th, 2017 at 10:58 am

Offers are currently available for the Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship in USA, 2017, this fellowship program is open to international students/graduates who are in the medical field. As much as international applications are welcome, applicants are also advised to read carefully the eligibility criteria that must be met as stated. This program is focused towards providing  opportunity to participate in the surgical care of patients with a wide variety of colorectal pathology.


Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research (MFMER) awards Surgery Fellowship to outstanding medical students. The fellowship is open for international students to participate in elective preoperative patient evaluations, operative procedures, postoperative care and emergency colorectal conditions.

The Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit medical practice and medical research group based in Rochester, Minnesota. It employs more than 4,500 physicians and scientists and 57,100 allied health staff. The practice specialises in treating difficult cases through tertiary care.

Course Level: The fellowship is available for the medical graduate.

Study Subject: The Fellowship is awarded in the field of medical.

Scholarship Award: The Fellowship will cover the following:

  • Applicants work closely with Mayo Clinic’s 10 colon and rectal surgeons. Applicants participate in elective preoperative patient evaluations, operative procedures, postoperative care and emergency colorectal conditions.

Numbers of Scholarships: One fellowship is available.

Scholarship can be taken in the USA

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following area for the fellowship:

  • To be eligible for the International Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship in Rochester, Minnesota, you must have successfully completed a general surgery residency program. If you are an international medical graduate who has completed your general surgery residency outside the United States or Canada, you are eligible to apply for this one-year non-accredited fellowship.
  • Also, see general admissions requirements for Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education.

Nationality: International applicants can apply for the fellowship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must be medical graduate.

English Language Requirement: The candidate should have a very good command over the English language.

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via email.

  • All applications to Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education programs must include the following application materials:
  • Photograph of yourself
  • Official medical school transcripts
  • A copy of your medical school diploma
  • A valid Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) certificate (if you graduated from medical school outside the United States)
  • Medical school performance evaluation (MSPE) — “dean’s letter”
  • Official test transcripts for all applicable examinations (USMLE, ABSITE, LMCC, COMLEX, NBOME, FMGEMS, FLEX or NBME)
  • USMLE Steps 1, 2 CK and 2 CS (Step 3 is only required if applicants are seeking H-1B sponsorship)
  • A program director’s letter of recommendation
  • At least two other letters of recommendation, in addition to the program director’s letter
  • A curriculum vitae
  • A personal statement
  • To apply, contact

Application Deadline: The application deadline is July Annually

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