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Professional Development


Graduate Medical Education Overview

 Navy Graduate Medical Education
Navy GME trains a tactically proficient, combat credible medical force by providing quality training programs that support the Defense Health and Navy Medicine mission.
The Navy GMEOffice is part of Navy Medicine Professional Development Center located at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.  
Important Dates in 2017
1 July 2017​ ​Navy GME application website (MODS) opens:
30 August 2017​

Deadline ​to create and submit a new application. New applications will not be accepted after this date.

Modifications can be made to existing submitted applications through 15 October.

15 October 2017​ ​Deadline to submit required GME supporting documents and interviews.  Deadline to make application modifications.​
​30 October 2017 ​JSGMESB Joint scoring and placement begins.
​13 December 2017 ​JSGMESB results released via MODS.
​30 December 2017 Training acceptance deadline for Resident and Fellow selectees.
Applying to GME
1. Read instruction 
2. Schedule interviews
3. Gather required documents
4. Access and complete application
5. Upload required documents
6.  Complete interviews
Important Notes
+ Navy GME Selection Board results are expected to be released on 13 December 2017 at 0001 Eastern Standard Time. Results will be available on MODS. Logon to view your selection status.
·         Preliminary year selections (current medical students) are final for all applicants. Notification to the GME Office is not required for acceptance.
·         Residency and Fellowship applicants selected for GME must notify the Navy GME Office (, PERS-4415, and their command by 2359 on 30 December 2017 of their decision to accept or decline training.
·         Interns selected for Flight Surgery or UMO training must notify their respective specialty leader of their decision to accept or decline training.
+For issues logging in to MODS, locked out accounts, or Login ID/password questions, please contact Ms. Natalie Parra or LT Amy Welkie. Please do not contact the MODS Helpdesk.
+If you are using MODS for the first time, please read each section carefully and ensure you write down your log on ID and password.
+Your application will automatically be submitted after you complete the final module.  This will be indicated by the green “applied” at the top of your application.  You can modify your application through 15 October.
+Applicants are responsible for uploading their own documents to MODS. See #5 under “Applying to GME”
+Documents from previous applications will automatically roll over to this years’s application.
+Medical School Officials can gain access to MODS using the instructions in this document.