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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 GME Office is part of Naval Medical Leader & Professional Development Command located at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.  

Important Dates in 2023

1 July 2023 Navy GME application website, Medical Operational Data Systems (MODS) opens: 
Alternate website:
31 August 2023 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 2023
15 October 2023 Deadline to submit required GME supporting documents and interviews.  Deadline to make application modifications.
23 October 2023 JSGMESB Tri-Service scoring and placement begins
13 December 2023 Navy GMESB results released
​5 January 2024 Training acceptance deadline for Resident and Fellow selectees

Applying to GME

1. Read instruction    

Selection Goals
Pilot Program FAQs

2. Schedule interviews
3. Gather required documents
4. Access and complete application

Important Notes

 Weekly GME Applicant Assistance Open Calls are from 1200-1300 (EST) every Wednesday.  The first will be held on 02 AUG 2023 and the last will be held on 11 OCT 2023.  Dial-in info: (210)249-4234 Conference ID: 60661# Pin Code: 387373#
 Previous year's Youtube broadcast can answer many of your questions related to applications for GME and can be viewed at: 
• Navy GME Selection Board results are expected to be released on 13 December 2023 at 12:00pm (Noon) Eastern Standard Time. Results will be emailed and available to view on MODS. Those with MODS access can logon to view your selection status.
 Preliminary year (PGY-1) selections and placement  are final for all medical student applicants. Notification to the GME Office is not required for acceptance.
 Residency and Fellowship applicants selected for GME must notify the Navy GME Office at Email address:, PERS-4415, and their command by 2359 on 5 January 2024 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 into MODS, locked out accounts, or Login ID/password questions, please contact the Navy GME
 at Email address: 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.
 If you do not have access to MODS from a “.MIL” computer, please complete the PDF application and submit to  The GME office will create your account and input your application.
 Your application will automatically be submitted after you complete the final module in MODS. This will be indicated by the green “applied” at the top of your application. You may modify your application through 15 October 2023.
 Applicants are responsible for uploading their own documents to MODS. See #5 under “Applying to GME”.  If you do not have access please email documents to

 Transcripts, MSPE/Dean's Letter, Board Scores and FITREPS from previously submitted applications will automatically roll over to your current application. 

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