Contact Information

Department of Family Medicine


Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Department of Family Medicine
4301 Jones Bridge Road, A1038
Bethesda, Maryland 20814-4799

Access to Care

Building A, Room A1034
7:15 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
Wednesdays, 2nd and 3rd Fridays of the Month Opens at 8:30 a.m.

Nurse Advice Line

1 (800) 874-2273; Option 1.

UFHC Fax Number

(301) 295-1294

Appointment Scheduling

(301) 295-3630

After-hours medical advice

On call physician line: (301) 312-7241

Well-Baby and Child Developmental Screening

Student Counseling Center

The University Counseling Center (UCC) is dedicated to providing behavioral health services to active duty students and faculty, and other DoD beneficiaries assigned to the Uniformed Services University (USU). We use individual and couples counseling to help improve the functioning of our clients. Our staff includes a board certified psychiatrist and doctor of social work, and a clinical health psychologist. Individuals are seen by appointment only. The UCC is located next to the University Family Health Center in building A room 1034.

Behavioral health problems commonly treated by the UCC staff include:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Health Behaviors
  • Relationship Distress
  • Study Skills / Time Management
  • Stress Management
  • Test Anxiety

To make an appointment please contact:

Charles Privitera, MD
Psychiatrist
Director of University Counseling Services
(301) 295-9851
charles.privitera@usuhs.edu

Jeffrey Goodie, Ph.D., CDR, PHS
Clinical Health Psychologist
(301) 295-9461
jeffrey.goodie@usuhs.edu (preferred contact method)

If you are not eligible for services at UCC and you are interested in seeking behavioral health services, consider contacting:

Meyer Treatment Center
Washington School of Psychiatry
(202) 237-2700
Fee based on ability to pay
http://www.wspdc.org/mTC.htm