Graduate Medical Education

Transitional Year Internship

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GME Office 915-742-2521
DSN 979-2521
You may email the director at

The Transitional Internship Program accepts 7-14 Residents per year. The program is designed to give the Transitional a broad educational base and, at the same time, meet the ACGME requirements for accreditation. Two weeks of leave/vacation time are allotted for interns. Also, every intern (except USUHS graduates) will go on TDY (usually 8 days) to successfully complete the C4 training (Combat Casualty Care Course-comprised of ATLS and Field Training) offered at Fort Sam Houston. There are 13 four-week rotations as follows:

WBAMC’s Transitional Year Program includes three slots for preselected applicants. They are:

In addition to 11 “traditional” transitional slots per year.
The Department of Graduate Medical Education understands that you may have special interest in a certain field of training. We will always work with you in trying to modify your schedule when possible to better your training in your interested field and assist in any way possible with the match process. Unfortunately “audition” rotations at other facilities are not authorized. One or two permissive TDYs will be granted, schedule permitting, to interview at other facilities.
We only accept applicants with US Military Service Obligation. You may email the director at