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call Naval Medical Center San Diego COVID-19 Hotline at (619) 532-5358.

 

GME PROGRAMS

Graduate Medical Education (GME)

For over 70 years, Naval Medical Center San Diego's Graduate Medical and Dental Education (NMCSD-GME/GDE) Department has been preparing physicians, dentists, psychologists, and pharmacists with the knowledge, skills, and expertise necessary to provide outstanding care to its patients. The dedicated staff of NMCSD have successfully assisted thousands of health care professionals complete their post graduate training to become some of the finest military and civilian health care professionals within their specialties.
 
GME’s mission is to improve healthcare, patient safety, and operational readiness by assessing and advancing the quality of residency education and faculty development; graduating competent independent practitioners who demonstrate proficiency in the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) general competencies; and who are ready to lead and serve in the operational environment.
 
NMCSD is fully accredited by the Joint Commission.  Additionally, each physician training program is fully accredited by the ACGME.  Our dental program is fully accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA).

The GME department is not affiliated or associated with the following programs: 
Physician Assistant (PA) - Please contact LCDR Michele Lea at michelle.a.lea.mil@mail.mil for information on the PA program or rotations. 
Nursing Program - Please contact Staff Education and Training (SEAT) 619-532-7900.

CONTACT

GME Department Head:
Mike Simons, 619-532-7936, Michael.d.simons2.civ@mail.mil
Assistant Department Head:
Rose Sifuentes, 619-532-5998, rose.a.sifuentes.civ@mail.mil
Financial:
Angelique Stewart, angelique.m.stewart.civ@mail.mil

LOCATION
Graduate Medical Education
Naval Medical Center San Diego
34800 Bob Wilson Drive
San Diego, CA 92134

HOURS
7:00 am – 3:00 pm

1. For Verification of Training, please send request to corresponding Residency Program Manager. Contact information can be found by visiting the respective program page under the SPONSORED PROGRAMS drop down link on the left side of the screen.

2. Navy Medicine & Readiness Training Command San Diego does not participate in the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). In order to apply you must be an Active Duty member of the United States Armed Forces and utilize the Medical Operational Data System (MODS) application in accordance with  BUMED NOTICE 1524. 
 
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