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Occupational Medicine

Program Type: Military Medical Center

Location: Bethesda, Maryland

Accredited: Yes, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

Program Length: 2 years

Required Pre-Requisite Training:

  • Medical school graduation
  • Completed PGY1 and passed Step/Level III
  • PGY1 must be completed at an ACGME-accredited program and include at least 10 months of direct patient care

Categorical Year in Specialty Required: No

Total Approved Complement: 15

Approved per Year (if applicable): 7

Dedicated research year offered: No

Medical Student Rotation availability: 4th Year

Additional degree concurrent with training (e.g. MPH): Yes, residents are required to complete a Master of Public Health degree

Program Phone Number: 301-295-1668


Program Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Program Description

We are a tri-Service military program and the largest Occupational and Environmental Residency in the U.S. We are also privileged to accept trainees from the Canadian Armed Forces. Our residents engage in a wide variety of pursuits both during and after residency training, including clinical occupational medicine, public health policy, operational medicine, global health, and overseas. Many residents have at least one peer-reviewed publication by the end of the program. Graduates often assume leadership roles in military public health policy, research, and Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

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

Occupational & Environmental Residency Program

Location: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Hours of Operation:

7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Phone: 301-295-1668

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