About Us

Family Medicine Residency

Apply for residency (or a medical student audition rotation and clerkship) at Naval Hospital Jacksonville.  Please contact our GME Coordinator at (904) 542-7762 or email.

  • Largest and oldest Family Medicine Residency Program in the Navy.  Established in 1969.  Continuously accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) since April 28, 1971.  Accredited for 39 residents.  Accounts for nearly one-third of Navy family medicine physician training.
  • No competing residencies at our facilities.
  • 100% board pass rate
  • Award-winning
  • Consistently earns the the top award for scholarly activity from the Uniformed Services Academy of Family Physicians.
  • 2013 Teaching Site of the Year Award (Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences).
  • 2011 Family Medicine Clinical Site of the Year Award (Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences).
• Innovation
  • ACGME clinic continuity initiative site: looking at ways to go beyond 40 weeks of continuity clinic per year.
  • Point-of-Care Ultrasound Program (POCUS):  the most advanced Navy family medicine training site.  Includes training in ultrasound-guided injections and bedside ultrasound for obstetrics, and evaluation of deep vein thrombosis, abdominal aorta, gallbladder, etc.
  • Scholarship:  each year, we produce over 10 peer-reviewed articles and over 50 presentations at local, national, and international conferences.
  • Naval Hospital Jacksonville has been the pilot site for virtual visits and value-based care.
  • Private-Sector Partnerships
  • Baptist Health:  Rotations at Wolfson Children’s Hospital’s pediatric inpatient and E.D.
  • Community Hospice:  Rotations in hospice.
  • Mayo Clinic:  Rotations in longitudinal nursing home care.
  • St. Vincent’s HealthCare / Ascension:  Rotations in multiple electives.
  • UF Health Jacksonville (a Level 1 trauma center):  Rotations in trauma, medical intensive care, and newborn care.
  • Military Medicine Engagements
  • Military Medicine block rotation during internship, with follow-on longitudinal experiences.
  • Recent Brazilian Riverine mission.
  • Elective rotations in Rota, Spain.
  • Other Benefits
  • A large and varied patient population.
  • Robust Continuing Medical Education (CME), with dedicated time.
  • Annual resident retreat and regular team-building.

View the Rotational Curriculum

Our Residency's Mission

Train Navy Family Medicine physicians ready to provide outstanding, full spectrum care in any environment.

Our Residency's Vision

To be the premier family medicine training program recognized for patient care, leadership, and scholarship.

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