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Military Tropical Medicine


MTM-Didactics. Physicians and other licensed providers (NP, PA) from the Army, Navy and Air Force, IDC and Foreign Military may apply.  Priority is given to those in operational billets and for whom the course is an integral part of established training.  Applicants may apply JAN - MAR of the calendar year for the course they are requesting to attend.

MTM-Field. Physicians from the Army, Navy, and Air Force who are applying for MTM-Didactics in the same fiscal year or who have successfully completed MTM-Didactics within the previous three years may apply. Applicants may apply JAN - MAR of the calendar year for the course they are requesting to attend. Applicants must state in their application the months in the same fiscal year during which their command supports a 2 week assignment.  Mission assignment will occur through direct coordination with the course director and, if applicable, service point-of-contact (USA, USAF).

Course Data
Length: Didactics: 4 weeks, typically right after 4th of July
Field: 2 weeks (immediately following Didactics)
Class per year: 1
Seats available: Didactics: 90-100
Field: varies, but historically Peru, Honduras, Ghana, and 2-3 other countries

MTM course brochure

MTM Lecture Schedule 2017 Example

Infectious Disease Fellows Of All Services

Contact Director, MTM ( to discuss fellowship options.

NAVY Instructions:
1.  Complete Nomination Form
Do Not Apply Until JAN of Calendar Year for the course you are requesting to attend.
2. Complete Endorsement Letter 

USA Instructions:
 Contact the US Army Representative
USAF Instructions:
 Contact the US Air Force Representative

Prior to final selection command endorsement letters also are required. These may be sent PDF e-mail to Director, MTM ( or Fax: 301-319-8121. Please follow fax correspondence with e-mail.  USA and USAF personnel apply through APACH and USAFSAM, respectively.


Class #
Course #
Start Date
End date
Nomination Due Date


NOTE – Travelers must make travel arrangements in DTS within five (5) days of receipt of Line of Accounting (LOA). NO Additional funding will be authorized for increased airfare due to delay in making travel arrangements.


Course Nominations are now
easier than ever to Submit.
Click the NOMINATION SUBMISSION Link above and follow the
on-screen instructions 
For Nomination Submission problems and/or feedback please contact send email with screenshot to:     
Training Site
MTM-Didactic: USUHS, Bethesda, MD     CME (Cat 1): Varies, typically >100 hours
MTM-Field: Peru, Ghana, Honduras, and 2-3 other countries
Contact the Program Director
LCDR Nehkonti Adams, MC, USN
(Office): (301) 400-3935; (Cell): (240) 274-7175
(Fax): (301) 319-8121
Contact Program Manager
HM2(SW) Ashley M. Kelly, USN
(301) 295-8047
Contact the US Army Representative
Kevin M. Taylor, MD, MTM&H
Deputy Director, Preventive Medicine Residency Program
Walter Reed Army Institute of Research Silver Spring, MD 20910
Office: 301-319-9218
Cell: 410-652-7293
Fax: 301-319-9568
Contact the US Air Force Representative
John Lynch
(Office): (301) 319-4501
(Fax): (301) 319-8121








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