Birmingham Mayo Exchange Fellows

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Are you looking to enhance and develop your medical research career, through an overseas experience? 

Through a generous donation, we are able to offer University of Birmingham clinicians and BHP partners and NHS consultants the chance to apply for a Mayo Fellowship of between 2-6 months, with salary, travel, accommodation and consumable costs covered across any of the three Mayo sites of Rochester, Minnesota; Phoenix, Arizona or Jacksonville, Florida.

How to apply

Applications will be considered all year round and will be put to the panel members for approval as and when received. Please feel free to contact Yvonne Dawson in the first instance to either submit an application or any queries you may have.

Applicants must be able to articulate a clear research programme and evidence support for the proposal from clinical connections at Mayo.  

If interested, please read the guidelines before completing the application form. This application form should be sent to Yvonne Dawson at y.dawson@bham.ac.uk along with a letter of support from your Mayo contacts and your current CV.

Please ensure that the information provided on the application form shows the vision for your research and the name of your University of Birmingham supervisor.

Alessandro Prete - Mayo Fellow 2017

Alessandro Prete - Mayo Fellow 2017

“It is my sincere wish and goal to develop a career as an academic endocrinologist and to perform internationally leading research following a true clinician scientist approach. The Birmingham Mayo Academic Exchange programme fellowship provided the ideal platform to set this goal in motion and represented a crucial step in my career development.

Five previous Mayo Fellows talk about how the Mayo Fellowship experience has helped them in their careers in these case studies.

Contact details

If you are interested but need local support to develop your proposal prior to these dates, feel free to get in touch at any point of the year for advice and input.  

In this instance, please contact:

Dr Kate Bishop,
Head of Research and Knowledge Transfer Office
Email: k.bishop@bham.ac.uk 

Please note that a written report will be required at the end of the fellowship. 

The Mayo Fellowship Programme is generously supported by JABBS.