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Radiology - Musculoskeletal

Program Type:  Military Medical Center

Location:  Portsmouth, VA

Accredited:  Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)

Program Length: 1 year

Required Pre-Requisite Training:  Graduation from Medical School, completion of a PGY-1 year of training, and graduation from an accredited 4-year residency in Diagnostic Radiology

Categorical Year in Specialty Required:  See above requirements.

Total Approved Complement: 2

Approved per Year (if applicable):  usually 1 selected per year.

Dedicated research year offered:  No

Medical Student Rotation availability:  No

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

Program Phone Number:  757-935-1165


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

Program Description

Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) is the U.S. Navy’s oldest continuously running hospital (since 1830).  Located in the Tidewater region of southeastern Virginia, the area is home to the majority of the Atlantic Fleet ships, aircraft, and personnel.  We are functionally organized under the Defense Health Agency (DHA) and Naval Medical Forces Atlantic (NMFL) which include several joint service military hospitals, clinics, and other assets throughout the East Coast and beyond.  We provide direct clinical support to several local branch clinics and operational units.  Our closest regional military partners include 633d Medical Group – Joint Base Langley-Eustis and McDonald Army Health Center.  We have an academic affiliation with the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS). 

With nearly 180,000 enrolled local beneficiaries and our extended teleradiology capabilities, we are proudly the Navy’s largest volume radiology department. Moreover, the Musculoskeletal Radiology section is the largest volume section within NMCP’s Radiology Department.  In 2023, NMCP was designated by the Commonwealth of Virginia and American College of Surgeons as a Level II Trauma center which allowed us to expand critical services beyond our military family to the regional civilian community.   We are the Navy’s only Level II Trauma Center.  The radiology department at NMCP is American College of Radiology (ACR) accredited in ultrasound, CT (including pediatric CT), and mammography.  We are a proud supporter of Image Gently®.

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Applicant Information, Rotation and Interview Opportunities

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Contact Us

Musculoskeletal Radiology Fellowship Program

Location: Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Building 2, 1st Floor


Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
620 John Paul Jones Circle
Portsmouth, VA 23708

Hours of Operation:

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

Phone: 757-953-1165

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