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GME Application Instructions

Graduate Medical Edication applications are submitted through the Medical Operational Data System website. However, MODS will not be accessible from computers that are not on the military network through the application cycle. Therefore, applicants, Medical School Officials, and non-military Letter Writers will not be able to access MODS via personal or school computers. To learn how to apply to GME using the MODS Tutorial, please click here.

For applicants in medical school, in a deferred or re-deferred status, or in a civilian sponsored status, a fillable PDF application is available below. This fillable PDF application and a PDF CV may be submitted to the Physician Education Branch's organizational email from July 1 through August 31, 2019. Handwritten and late applications will not be accepted. These applications will then have to be transcribed line by line into MODS by the Physician Education program managers.

If applicants will have access to a computer on the military network between July 1 through August 31, 2019 (e.g., during an ADT), they are encouraged to submit their application and CV during this time through MODS. Medical School Officials and non-military Letter Writers may submit LORs, transcripts, licensing exam scores, and MSPEs via the Physician Education Branch's organizational email.

Application documents

For more information, please click on the following items

  1. GME Application & Curriculum Vitae
  2. Reserve Component Health Risk Assessment (see Useful Documents below)
  3. Program Director/Consultant Interview (uploaded By PD/consultant)
  4. Statement of Understanding (see Useful Documents below)
  5. Personal Essay
  6. Medical Student Performance Evaluation
  7. Medical School Transcript
  8. USMLE/COMLEX Transcript
  9. Step/Level 3 Intention Form (intern applicants only; see Useful Documents below)
  10. Unrestricted Medical License
  11. Board Certification
  12. Commander's Letter of Endorsement (staff applicants only)
  13. DEROS Letter of Intention (overseas applicants only; see Useful Documents below)
  14. Personal Letters of Recommendation
  15. Program Director Recommendation Form (from every current/previously attended program)
  16. OPRs/TRs (active duty applicants only)
  17. Fitness Statement or Weight Statement (see Useful Documents below)
  18. MPH Supplemental Form (RAM applicants only)
  19. PGY1 Only Form (medical students only)
  20. Education Summary (medical students only)
  21. AF Form 4380 (HPSP, FAP, and deferred applicants only)

Useful Documents

Statements Of understanding

For medical student applicants

For interns/resident applicants

For HPSP, FAP and deferred applicants

For RAM applicants

For active duty applicants

For Operational Flight Medicine Residency applicants

For applicants to Civilian Training Programs


Physician Education
550 C Street West,
Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas 78150-4727

Toll Free: 833-876-5701
Commercial: 210-565-2638
DSN: 665-2638

E-mail: AFPC.DP2NP.PhysicianEducation@us.af.mil

GME Program Managers (assisting customers by last name):