Mayo Clinic Facts — 2012

Every year, more than a million people from all 50 states and nearly 150 countries come to Mayo Clinic for care.


Staff physicians and scientists 4,100
Residents, fellows and students 3,450
Administrative and allied health staff (clinic and hospitals) 53,600
Total 61,100

*Numbers rounded

Patient Care

Mayo's unique style of care brings teams of experts together to provide high-quality, compassionate care to each patient.

Total clinic patients* 1,165,000
Hospital admissions 131,000
Hospital days of patient care 626,000

*Individual patients are counted once annually


Mayo Clinic's multidisciplinary research teams translate new discoveries rapidly to improve the prevention and treatment of disease and injury.

Research personnel

Physicians and medical scientists 402
Students 572
Allied health personnel 2,354
Research activity  
New protocols reviewed by the Institutional Review Board 2,686
Active human research studies 8,968
Research publications and review articles in peer-reviewed journals 5,672
Research funding (in millions) $634
Government, foundations and industry $386
Mayo Clinic funds and benefactor gifts $248


Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education

Mayo trains doctors in 271 residency and fellowship programs, representing virtually all medical specialties.

Enrollment 1,532
Graduates 655

Mayo Graduate School

Mayo Graduate School offers doctoral and master's programs in 10 biomedical subspecialties, and a visiting pre-doctoral summer undergraduate program.

Enrollment 280
Ph.D. graduates 30
M.S. graduates 33

Mayo Medical School

Mayo Medical School awards doctor of medicine degrees, the opportunity to pursue joint M.D.-professional degrees, as well as providing visiting medical student clerkships and summer minority medical student programs.

Enrollment 194
Graduates 44

Mayo School of Health Sciences

The Mayo School of Health Sciences prepares students in 124 programs representing more than 50 health science careers.

Enrollment 1,591
Graduates 1,093

Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development

The MSCPD provided 365 continuing education activities for medical professionals from around the world.

Physician participants 80,774
Nonphysician participants 42,207

Financial Information (in millions)

Total revenue from current activity $8,844
Income from current activities $395
Contributions from benefactors $245

Conflict of Interest

Mayo Clinic and its staff often collaborate with industry to improve patient care through research agreements, invention licenses and consulting activities. The Mayo Clinic Conflict of Interest Review Board oversees all such activities. Mayo Clinic and its staff members do not receive any royalties for inventions or technology developed at Mayo and subsequently prescribed for Mayo Clinic patients.

If you have questions about Mayo Clinic industry relationships, please ask your physician or contact the Office of Conflict of Interest Review at 507-284-0075.

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