US Army Emergency Medicine Residency Programs

Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University’s Department of Emergency Medicine (Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center)

Last updated 8/2020

  • General Website
  • Military Specific Website
  • Program Director
  • Clerkship Coordinator - (Person to contact to set up rotations)
  • Program Coordinator
  • Mailing Address
    • Augusta University Emergency Medicine Residency Program
      1465 Laney-Walker Blvd.
      Bldg. AF-1040, Pavilion II
      Augusta, Georgia 30912-9070
  • Interview scheduling
    • Interviews are automatically scheduled for all rotating army students. To confirm please contact Jessica Burkhalter near the start of your rotation.
  • ADT request form
  • Strengths
    • Army Emergency Medicine Residency, 3 year ACGME program
    • All Army residents are on Active Duty during residency and are afforded all benefits associated with Active Duty including pay, health care, etc.
    • Augusta University Medical Center is a Level 1 Trauma Center conjoined with the Children's Hospital of Georgia leading to a patient volume of greater than 90,000 per year
    • Army residents have the opportunity to complete the Combat Casualty Care Course during intern year if not previously completed
    • Army residents also rotate at Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Cardiology, Emergency Medicine, and ICU throughout residency
    • The ED has 24 hour triple attending coverage with two adult faculty and one pediatric faculty
    • Residents are afforded extensive training in critical care both in the ED and through the Medical ICU, Shock Trauma ICU, and Pediatric ICU
    • We have a robust ultrasound curriculum and are very competitive at national ultrasound competitions
    • The residency is combined with civilian residents offering a unique aspect on training and learning about community and academic medicine from both a military and civilian perspective
    • Extensive fellowship programs in ultrasound, wilderness medicine, critical care, pediatric, EMS, and international allowing for diverse faculty and niche training throughout residency
    • Two elective rotations throughout residency allowing for participation in Army courses such as Mountain medicine, Dive medicine, Tropical medicine, among others
    • Very successful placement of Army residents following graduation into such positions as Special Forces groups, 160th SOAR, Army Rangers, various flight and battalion surgery slots, and staff physicians
  • Housing 
    • Housing is not provided however some residents are open to host auditioning students, the best way to reach out to them is through the HPSP facebook group.
    • Rotating Room is an excellent resource for auditioning students
  • Program Brochure


Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center Emergency Medicine Residency

Last updated 8/2020 

  • Clerkship Coordinator
  • GME Coordinator (Person to contact to set up rotations)
  • Mailing Address
    • Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center ATTN: MCXI-DEM 36065 Santa Fe Ave Fort Hood, Texas 76544
  • Interview scheduling
  • ADT request form
  • Strengths
    • Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center has one of the largest and busiest EDs in the DoD. 
    • The majority of patients are 345,000 Tricare beneficiaries comprised of active duty soldiers (30%), their family members (38%), and retirees (32%). Mixed in this diverse population is a small percentage of civilians as well. 
    • The department is very busy with approximately 226 visits a day and overall 75,000 visits a year and we receive both military and civilian trauma. 
    • The only other residency program at Darnall is Family Medicine, which means we are essentially unopposed; ALL of the dislocation reductions, sedations, intubations, thoracotomies, chest tubes, and more are done by our EM residents.  
    • In addition, they have a highly diverse set of out rotations at some of the premier EDs and hospitals in Austin and around Central Texas.  
    • There is a diverse, highly dedicated faculty who mentor our residents in our family atmosphere.  
    • They also maintain close relationships with the units on post to provide exceptional military unique training to our residents to ensure that they are prepared for any military job upon completion of residency.  Our graduating residents are prepared to see any patient, anywhere, anytime.
  • Housing
    • There are many low cost housing options in the area and on occasion students have been housed with residents.  When the latter occurs it is all done via the Chief Residents and is outside the privy of the Clerkship Director.
    • Rotating Room is an excellent resource for auditioning students


Madigan Army Medical Center

Last updated 6/2021

  • General Website
  • Military Specific Website
  • Military Leadership
  • Clerkship Director
  • Clerkship Coordinators (Person to contact to set up rotations)
  • Mailing Address
    • Madigan Army Medical Center 9040 Jackson Ave. Tacoma, WA 98431
  • Interview scheduling
    • Interviews can be scheduled through the Clerkship Coordinator and by utilizing the MODS platform for HPSP students.
  • ADT request form
    • HPSP students must specify ADT or non-ADT when requesting a rotation.  Once confirmed contact your student advisor. See the Army Residency Match Blueprint for more information
    • Non-HPSP contact Mr. Abel Rodriguez - COM: 253-968-1511
  • Strengths
    • Founded in 1980, we are the largest Army EM program based on number residents per year: 12 residents per year, 36 total
    • Level II trauma center, 450 beds.  ED treats approximately 60,000 patients per year
    • Consistently score in the near top in nation on the EM In-service Training Exam
    • Most rotations are held at MAMC and several at sites in Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma, Olympia and Portland.
    • Faculty consists of approximately 30 board-certified EM physicians with additional fellowship training including Wilderness Medicine, Emergency Ultrasound, Sports Medicine, Legal Medicine, Pediatric EM, Toxicology and Informatics.  
    • Department hosts fellowships in Wilderness Medicine and Emergency Ultrasound.
    • Located 15min from Tacoma and Olympia and 40min from Seattle for exquisite cultural experiences.  Excellent and abundant access to mountain and ocean based outdoor activities
  • Housing
    • Auditioning medical students typically utilize Army lodging on base.  When scheduling an audition speak with the Clerkship Coordinator for further details. 

San Antonio Military Medical Center (SAMMC)

Last updated 8/2020

    • If you have not heard anything from our GME office within 7 days of your submission, please contact our medical student clerkship director, Dr. Gillian Schmitz, directly at
  • Interview Scheduling
  • Additional Contact Info for Medical Student Clerkship Directors 
  • ADT request form
    • HPSP students must specify ADT or non-ADT when requesting a rotation.  Once confirmed contact your student advisor. See the Army Residency Match Blueprint for more information.
  • Strengths
    • The oldest (Est. 1977) and largest (48 residents) EM residency program in the DoD.
    • DoD’s only Level I Trauma center with more than 86K patient visits and admitting nearly one-fifth off all patients in the entire military health system.
    • Best combination of military and civilian clinical rotations (approximately 70/30 mix) located in San Antonio, Houston, and New York City.
    • Interns receive all EMS patients and are team leaders and primary on airway  for traumas with over 3,000 trauma activations annually
    • 8-hour shifts with many other resident wellness initiatives.
    • Over 80 EM faculty with exceptionally diverse (military/civilian) training backgrounds, including many with fellowship training, giving you the most breadth in EM perspectives.
    • We also host Emergency Ultrasound, EMS, and Underwater Hyperbaric Medicine Fellowships on-site.
    • Seek out to train future leaders of military medicine with leaders in all aspects of care to include operational, clinical, and academic medicine and research.
    • Home to the institute of surgical research (ISR) burn center, unique in the DOD
    • Outside-rotations to Bellvue Hospital in New York City for toxicology, Methodist Hospital in Houston for anesthesia and Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston for pediatric emergency medicine
    • Monthly live tissue labs for procedural skills with opportunities for exposure to REBOA and ECMO
    • Located in the 7th largest city in the United States with over 300 sunny days each year 
  • Housing
    • The closest option is the Powless Guest House. For availability, call (210) 357-2705 or visit their website at
      • The Powless Guest House is within walking distance of SAMMC. If rooms are unavailable, there are several hotels in the local area. Check online reviews before making a reservation. A non-availability statement from Powless Guest House may be required so it is a good idea to ask for one. When booking at another hotel, always ask for the “government rate on military orders” when making reservations and provide the Hotel Tax Exemption form at check-in.
    • If the Powless Guest House is unavailable it is best to use the IHG website to book your stay. Make sure you indicate if you are in ADT orders. Popular options include:
      • TownePlace Suites by Marriot San Antonio Downtown
      • Holiday Inn Express & Suites San Antonio Rivercenter Area
      • Holiday Inn San Antonio- Riverwalk
      • Comfort Suites – Alamo/Riverwalk
      • Staybridge Suites San Antonio Downtown Convention Center
      • SpringHill Suites by Marriott San Antonio Downtown/Riverwalk Area
      • LaQuinta Inns and Suites - San Antonio Riverwalk
      • Hyatt Place – San Antonio Riverwalk
      • Residence Inn by Marriott San Antonio Downtown/Alamo Plaza
    • It’s a good idea to book your hotel as early as possible. Visit to see the current per diem rate when booking your hotel. Make sure you look for amenities like a kitchen and parking when find a place to stay.
    • Rotating Room is an excellent resource for auditioning students
  • Guide to a successful rotation
  • Important notes for rotating students provided by SAMMC

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