Contact Information


Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
4301 Jones Bridge Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
Phone: (301) 295-3130
Fax: (301) 295-3898

Department Chair

Ildy Katona, MD, CAPT, USN (Retired)
Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine

Secretary: Ms. Daphne Thomas


The National Capital Consortium (NCC) consists of four military medical centers located in national capital area:

Walter Reed Army Medical Center,Washington DC
National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD
Malcolm Grow Medical Center, Andrews AFB, MD
USU, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine,Bethesda, MD

The NCC, by supplying leadership and resources, complies with the ACGME Institutional Requirements and ensures that Consortium-sponsored programs meet ACGME program requirements.  GME programs operate under the authority and control of the NCC.  The Consortium regularly assesses and improves the quality of its educational programs.

Joint Pediatric Fellowship Program Core Handbook for Fellows

Fellowship Qualifications and Applications

Candidates must be board-certified or board-eligible in Pediatrics and be active duty members of one of the Uniformed Services (Navy,Army, Air Force, Public Health Service). Applicants must apply through and be sponsored for postdoctoral training by the Graduate Medical Education office oftheir respective branch of service. Requests for training should list the respective specialty Pediatric Program of the National Capital Consortium atDepartment of Pediatrics, USUHS, as their site of choice. Application deadlines are usually in September and are determined by the individual services. Wherefeasible applicants are encouraged to visit the USUHS facilities and arrange personal interviews with faculty members. If a visit is not practical,applicants should contact the program director and submit a recent curriculum vitae to the section office.

Application information is available from localGME offices (major military hospitals). Application deadlines are those ofthe individual services.