ABOUT THE NATIONAL CAPITAL CONSORTIUM
The National Capital Consortium (NCC) is the sponsoring institution for all military Graduate Medical Education programs in the National Capital Region (Maryland, Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C) and is the largest GME sponsor for the Military Health System, educating physicians, dentists, and other healthcare professionals who care for soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines of all ages, and their families.
The NCC includes USU and WRNMMC, as well as the Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics & Surgery Center, Joint Base Andrews, MD, and Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Fort Belvoir, VA. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is in immediate proximity to the Bethesda campus, and numerous reciprocal clinical and educational opportunities are available to fellows.
Currently the NCC sponsors 66 programs with ~700 trainees. All programs and the institution are fully accredited. For the last academic year, the NCC had a 98% Board Certification pass rate for first time board takers. In addition, the 528 key clinical faculty had 431 publications, 1127 conference presentations and 144 book chapters published. The residents/fellows had 188 publications; 826 conference presentations and 42 book chapters published.
Board of Directors
Eric A. Elster, MD, FACS, FRCSEng (Hon.), Dean F Edward Hebert School of Medicine, USUHS
School of Medicine
Jack Davis, BG, NC, USA, Director
COL Kathleen Spangler, NC, USA, Director
Fort Belvoir Community Hospital
Col Jason J. Lennen, USAF, MC, Commander
316th Medical Group
Jerri Curtis, CAPT, MC, USN (Ret), Executive Director & DIO, NCC,
Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education, School of Medicine, USU
|Barton "Butch" Welbourn, DDS, Assistant Dean for Graduate Medical Education, USU|
|Stephenye Tyler, MS, FACHE, Supervisory, Program Support Specialist, USU & Compliance Officer, NCC|
|Jerri Curtis, CAPT, MC, USN (Ret), Designated Institutional Official, Executive Director|
|Barton "Butch" Welbourn, DDS, Assistant Dean for Graduate Medical Education, USUHS|
|COL Maureen Petersen, MC, USA, Chief, Graduate Medical Education/Graduate Dental Education, WRNMMC|
|Robert E. Manaker, MD, Chief, Graduate Medical Education, FBCH|
|Lt Col Stephen Stouder, USAF, MSC, Director of Medical Education, 316th Medical Group|