Resources For Physicians

By Mayo Clinic Staff

Referring a Patient

The Mayo Clinic's Referring Provider Office is the primary contact for physicians making patient appointments and arranging telephone consultations with Mayo staff members. Staff from the Referring Provider Office can also serve as contacts for nonappointment-related questions. Call toll free 1-800-533-1564.


  • Internal Medicine residency. Internal Medicine education endeavors are thriving and poised for further expansion. The Internal Medicine Residency Program has a three-year pass rate of 99 percent on the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) exam and ranks within the top 5 percent of major residency programs in the country. See the Internal Medicine Residency Web pages for more information.
  • Internal Medicine fellowship. Internal Medicine faculty also trains nearly 200 fellows a year in a number of internal medicine subspecialty fellowship programs. See the Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education Web pages for more information.
  • Continuing Medical Education (CME). The Department of Medicine provides several high-quality courses to support the continuing medical education needs of all U.S. physicians and providers. Our expert faculty presents evidence-based, up-to-date information and practical clinical approaches in a wide variety of topics related to Internal Medicine. Click here to see Mayo Clinic's Internal Medicine CME courses.