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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 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 2020
1 July 2020

​Navy GME application website (MODS) opens:

31 August  2020

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 6 November 2020.

6 November 2020 ​Deadline to submit required GME supporting documents and interviews.  Deadline to make application modifications.​
16 November 2020 ​JSGMESB Joint scoring and placement begins.
6 January 2021 ​Navy GMESB results released and posted here.
​21 January 2021 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
 Weekly GME Applicant Assistance Open Calls are from 1200-1300 (EST) every Wednesday.  The last one will be held on 04NOV2020.  Dial-in info:  (210)249-4234 Conference ID: 2477# Pin Code:  145720#
   Previous year's Youtube broadcast can answer monay of your questions related to applications for GME and can be viewed at: 
 Navy GME Selection Board results are expected to be released on 6 January 2021 at 12:00pm (Noon) 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 at Email address:, PERS-4415, and their command by 2359 on 21 January 2021 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 LTJG John Price, Ms. Sherry Young 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 This office will create your account and input your application.
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 may modify your application through 6 November 2020.
 Applicants are responsible for uploading their own documents to MODS. See #5 under “Applying to GME”.  If you do not have access please email to
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.



Placement Manager, Ms. Sherry Young
PGY-1 Program Manager, LTJG John Price, MSC, USN
Fulltime In-Service Manager, Mrs. Maria Mietzner
Fulltime Out-Service Manager, Mr. Mark Sullivan
Data Analyst, Mr. Clifford Taylor
Administrative Assistant, Vacant