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Transitional Year

Program Type:  Military Medical Center

Location:  Tacoma, WA

Accredited:  Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)

Program Length:  1 Year

Required Pre-Requisite Training:  Graduation from Medical School

Categorical Year in Specialty Required:  No

Total Approved Complement:  22

Approved per Year (if applicable):  22

Dedicated research year offered:  No

Medical Student Rotation availability:  No

Additional degree concurrent with training (e.g. MPH):  No

Program Phone Number:  253-968-0117

Program Email:

Program Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Program Description

The objective of the transitional year is to provide a well-balanced program of graduate medical education in multiple clinical disciplines designed to facilitate the choice of and preparation for a specific specialty, including specialties requiring a year of fundamental clinical education as a prerequisite. Transitional year programs also provide clinical education for those medical school graduates planning to serve in public health organizations or on active duty in the military as general medical officers or primary flight/undersea medicine physicians, or those who desire or need to acquire at least one year of fundamental clinical education before entering administrative medicine or non-clinical research. The Madigan TY program has resident pre-selects in the specialties of radiology, preventive medicine, and ophthalmology.

Mission, Vision and Aims

Curriculum and Schedules

Scholarly and Professional Development Opportunities

Participating Sites

Applicant Information, Rotation and Interview Opportunities

Teaching Opportunities

Faculty and Mentorship

Contact Us

Transitional Year Residency Program

Location: Madigan Army Medical Center, Nursing Tower, 1st Floor, Room 1-92-33

Hours of Operation:

7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. PT

Phone: 253-968-0117

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