Transitional Year Internship

This internship is for those who:

  • Desire a broad based internship experience.
  • Plan an operational assignment including Flight Surgery and Undersea Medicine.
  • Desire future training in Radiology, Emergency Medicine, Ophthalmology, Anesthesiology, and Pathology.
  • Are undecided in their future career path.

Prior to interview, provide:

  • CV
  • Personal Statement
  • Photo (passport-size), or bring to interview

Send to:

ATTN Ms. Rachel Martin
Graduate Medical Education
Bldg. 10, Room 1006
8901 Wisconsin Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20889-5600

Or email:
Transitional Year Coordinator

Uniform options for interview:

  • Khaki's
  • Summer whites
  • Dress blues


Interviews are conducted every year from 1 July-1 October with either the Program Director or one of the Associate Program Directors.  Please email the Program Coordinator to set up the time and location of your interview.  Please also email the Program Coordinator well in advance with your CV, personal statement, and a professional looking photo.



The Transitional Year Internship is 12 months long with 13 clinical rotation blocks.  The clinical rotations are as follows:

Required (9): 
2 Internal Medicine Ward (WRNMMC or Distinct of Columbia VAMC)
1 Medical Intensive Care Unit
1 Inpatient Cardiology
1 Pediatric Clinic
1 Ambulatory Medicine (WRNMMC or Kimbrough Ambulatory Care Center)
1 Orthopedics (4 weeks WRNMMC) or 1 Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (2 weeks WRNMMC, 2 weeks Annapolis Sports Medicine)
1 Fairfax Emergency Medicine
Selective (1): 1 Rotation in the area of your interest
Electives (3): 3 Electives from the available pick list

​Current Program Leadership: 

Program Coordinator​
Ms. Rachel Martin​ Army/Navy rachel.a.martin46.civ@mail.mil
(301) 319-7858​ ​(301) 295-9283
Program Director​​
David R. Stagliano, MD Army/Navy david.r.stagliano.mil@mail.mil
​(301) 400-1622
Associate Program Directors
Matthew L. Lutynski, DO ​Navy matthew.l.lutynski.mil@mail.mil
​William "Bill" J. Kroski, DO ​Army william.j.kroski.mil@mail.mil
​Joseph G. Louden, MD ​Army joseph.g.louden.mil@mail.mil
Renee M. Mallory, MD​ ​Army renee.m.mallory2.mil@mail.mil


Building 10, 1st Floor
Room 1006

Main: (301) 295-9283
DSN: 319-8278
Fax: (301) 295-5928

Hours of Operation
Monday thru Friday
0730 - 1600