Transforming health sciences and medical education


Representing a new model for the future of health care education, the Alliance supports the interdepartmental research and collaborative programs of Mayo Clinic and ASU, establishing a nexus of research and teaching to enhance health outcomes at individual, community and national levels.


Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine ranked best medical school in the nation for research (U.S. News & World Report, 2022-2023)


of Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine students graduate with a published research article in a peer-reviewed journal


ASU Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation research expenditures since 2015


jointly appointed faculty

Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine

In 2017, Mayo Clinic’s campuses in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona, became the third campus of Mayo Clinic Alix’s School of Medicine. Students will join about 5,700 Mayo Clinic employees who care for more than 100,000 patients every year. The Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine in collaboration with Arizona State University has developed signature joint programs and received recognition by the American Medical Association for innovations in the medical school curriculum. For example, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine is the first in the nation to integrate a Science of Health Care Delivery certificate program with ASU into medical degree training.

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Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation

The growth of ASU’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation (ECONHI) reflects the desire to do more, serve more and sustain innovation. ECONHI’s mission drives them to offer the highest quality academic, research, and clinical programs so that the next generation of evidence-based health professionals will excel as clinicians, teachers, health advocates, researchers, entrepreneurs, designers and business leaders.

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Mayo Clinic Pre-Medical Scholars at Mayo Clinic in Arizona

Mayo Clinic Pre-Medical Scholars at Mayo Clinic in Arizona provides selected ASU pre-medical students interested in pursuing a career in medicine a multiyear program, exposing undergraduate students to all aspects of the practice of medicine.

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"The Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University Alliance for Health Care will engineer transformative products in biomedical education, training and technology to modernize how we deliver, experience and consume healthcare.”

Devyani Lal

Professor of Otolaryngology, Consultant, Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, Chair, Division of Rhinology
Dean of Education, Mayo Clinic in Arizona

"The Alliance provides the next generation of health professionals with an unmatched breadth and depth of experience that prepares them to address the evolving needs of patients and dynamic changes in health care."

Nancy Gonzales

Executive Vice President and University Provost, Office of University Provost
Arizona State University

Executive Education and Continuous Professional Development

Our curriculum focuses on evidence-based practice and collaboration across the continuum of care, creating care delivery systems that are compassionate, cost-effective, and sustainable. Education and professional development programs range from remote onboarding and training for Mayo Clinic OAM schedulers, to a 50-hour online Health and Wellbeing Certificate program exploring topics such as mindfulness, nutrition, sleep, physical fitness, and holistic wellness. As health care quickly transforms, our training emphasizes cross-disciplinary skills and team-oriented approaches that facilitate professional growth and promote better health outcomes.