Mission StatementNMCSD is dedicated to delivering top-quality, patient focused healthcare; preparing and deploying military personnel and shaping the future of military medicine through education, training and research.AccreditationThe Internal Medicine residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) has been accredited and operating since December 1, 1958. On May 18, 2012, NMCSD was granted a ten year accreditation to train up to 44 residents in Internal Medicine. In addition, the Cardiology, Pulmonary/Critical Care, and Gastroenterology fellowships all received ten year accreditations from the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) on that same date. This continued accreditation reflects a very favorable review of the Internal Medicine residency program. American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Certifying ExaminationThe 10 year cumulative pass rate on the ABIM certifying exam for first time test takers is 97%. LocationNaval Medical Center San Diego is located just minutes away from the world famous San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park. This location is also very convenient to downtown San Diego as well as to the Mission Valley region with easy access to both the interstate 5 and 163 freeways.
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All appointments for civilian PGY-1 trainees are obtained through the National Resident Matching Program. To submit an application to the Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) program, please use the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) via their website at www.aamc.org/eras.
For the current match, NMCSD anticipates offering four 1-year preliminary positions. Our NRMP Hospital Code number for preliminary is 140314P0. All applicants must be graduates of medical schools accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) or by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). Applicants are required to be a graduate from an accredited U.S. medical school and must be a U.S. citizen.
Naval Medical Center San Diego is a tertiary referral center providing care for more than 250,000 active duty, retired military, and family members in San Diego County, as well as patients referred from the entire Pacific Rim. Our patients are multiethnic, ranging in age from young adults to centurions. NMCSD also has a cutting edge treatment program for wounded active duty service members.
Naval Medical Center San Diego is the most technologically advanced Navy medical treatment facility offering state-of-the-art imaging, surgical suites, and cardiac catheterization labs. NMCSD sponsors 25 GME programs ranging from anesthesiology to urology. There are multiple research opportunities available throughout the Department of Internal Medicine.
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The Department of Medicine at Naval Medical Center San Diego is closely affiliated with the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. In addition, we have formal training agreements with Scripps Green Hospital in La Jolla, California, Kaiser Hospital and San Diego Hospice. These arrangements allow us to provide additional training opportunities and educational experiences.
Rotations for PGY-1
All Internal Medicine residents will have Continuity Clinic at Naval Medical Center San Diego. For PGY-1 trainees this will involve one ½ day per week. Residents will see a large number of acute and one-time follow-up patients during Continuity Clinic.
Annual Salary:PGY-1: Salary comparable to Southern California training programs.
Benefits: Complete benefit package commensurate with Southern California training programs.
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