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Transitional Year

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

Categorical Year in Specialty Required:  No

Total Approved Complement:  25

Approved per Year (if applicable):  25

Dedicated research year offered:  No

Medical Student Rotation availability:  Yes:  MS4s

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

Program Phone Number:  757-953-7704


Program Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Program Description

The Transitional Year Program at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) is a unique training program that enables new physicians in the Navy Medical Corps to successfully make the transition from medical student to physician/medical officer. Our graduates are well-prepared to go onto PGY-2+ GME training and/or independent practice as an Operational Medical Officer as a flight surgeon, undersea medical officer, shipboard doctor, or Marine Corps doctor!

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: Naval Medical Center PortsmouthGME Office, Building 3, 3rd Floor


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

Hours of Operation:

8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Phone: 757-953-7704

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