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Gynecologic Oncology

Program Type: National Capital Consortium/Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship Program

Location: Bethesda, MD

Accredited: Yes, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)

Program Length: 3 Years

Required Pre-Requisite Training: Graduation from an ACGME accredited obstetrics and gynecology residency program

Categorical Year in Specialty Required: N/A

Total Approved Complement: 6

Approved per Year (if applicable): 2

Dedicated research year offered: Yes

Medical Student Rotation availability: N/A

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

Program Phone Number: 301-400-1272

Program Email:

Program Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Program Description

The National Capital Consortium Gynecology Oncology Fellowship Program is a prestigious and rigorous training initiative designed to cultivate highly skilled gynecologic oncologists within the armed forces. This program equips military medical professionals with advanced knowledge and practical skills in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of gynecologic cancers, ensuring excellence in care for military personnel, their families, and beneficiaries.

The fellowship spans three years and includes a blend of clinical rotations, research projects, and academic coursework. Key components of the curriculum are:

Clinical Rotations:

  • Gynecologic Oncology Surgery: Advanced surgical techniques, minimally invasive procedures, and robotic surgery.
  • Medical Oncology: Chemotherapy, targeted therapies, and immunotherapy.
  • Radiation Oncology: Principles and application of radiation therapy in gynecologic cancers.
  • Palliative Care: Comprehensive care for patients with advanced disease, focusing on quality of life and symptom management.

Research Training:

  • Participation in clinical trials and translational research projects.
  • Opportunities to present findings at national and international conferences.
  • Mentorship from leading researchers in gynecologic oncology.

Academic Coursework:

  • Tumor biology and pathophysiology.
  • Epidemiology and biostatistics.
  • Health services research and outcomes.
  • Ethics and professionalism in oncology care.

Leadership and Military Readiness:

  • Training in military-specific medical protocols and readiness.
  • Development of leadership skills applicable to both military and civilian healthcare settings.
  • Crisis management and deployment readiness.

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

Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship Program

Location: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Murtha Cancer CenterGynecology Oncology Clinic, America Building, 3rd Floor 


Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Murtha Cancer Center, Gynecology Oncology Clinic
4494 Palmer Road
North Bethesda, MD 20814

Hours of Operation:

7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Phone: 301-400-1272

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