The National Capital Consortium (NCC) verifies training for physicians who participated in internship, residency and fellowship programs at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Fort Belvoir Community Hospital (previously DeWitt Army Community Hospital), Walter Reed Army Medical Center (now closed), National Naval Medical Center (now closed), Malcolm Grow Medical Center, National Institutes of Health, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, and the Uniformed Services University (USU) starting with the graduating class of 1996 to current day.


For physician training completed at National Capital Consortium member institutions, please send the following information via mail or email. Please allow 7-10 business days for a response.

For NCC graduates:

For outside agencies:

  • Physician's full name and service branch
  • Training program to be verified
  • Training dates
  • Complete mailing or email address, and phone number
  • Physician's authorization for release of information
  • State or agency forms to be completed
  • If applicable, copy of any legal name change documentation, if physician’s name is different from when training took place (marriage, divorce, other)



Uniformed Services University

F Edward Hébert School of Medicine

Department of Graduate Medical Education

4301 Jones Bridge Road

Bldg E, 2nd Floor

Bethesda, Maryland 20814


For questions or more information, contact



To verify training completed at Walter Reed Army Medical Center or National Naval Medical Center prior to June 30, 1996, visit Walter Reed or Walter Reed or National Naval Verification or contact


To verify training completed at Malcolm Grow Medical Center, Andrews Air Force Base, contact

Ms. Brenda Reed

(618) 256-7874

Ms. Janet Berry

(240) 857-8812




At the link below, you will be directed to a page with a list of possible issues from which you can select to assist in describing and communicating your issue.

Complete the report, providing information about the incident or situation including

  • Who: Persons engaged in the incident, including titles
  • What: Incidents specifically occurred
  • Where: Location of the incident
  • When: Time and duration of the incident

You will be asked to create a password. The EthicsPoint system will generate a unique code called a "Report Key." Write them both down and keep them in a safe place. You will need them to follow-up later, or if you ever want to review or amend your report.

NCC Trainee Helpline

REMEMBER: Once you leave this page you are entering a secure site hosted by EthicsPoint, an independent agency that is not part of the NCC or USU website or intranet.





A Message from NCC Executive Director, CAPT Jerri Curtis, MC, USN (Ret)

We strive to provide an atmosphere where trainees can voice concerns or make recommendations about their training experience privately and without fear of retribution or retaliation. In most cases this can be effectively accomplished by communicating with the program director, faculty, chief resident, or one of the Directors for Medical Education. I too, am available if you wish to speak directly with me. However, I recognize that in some instances a person may desire a greater sense of privacy which they believe could not be achieved via the normal route, particularly if the nature of the issue involves one or more of the aforementioned parties. To this end, I have instituted two additional mechanisms for trainees to report problems or concerns.

The first alternate mechanism is to contact the NCC Trainee Ombudsman, a neutral third party skilled in assisting trainees with resolving issues or problems and recommending appropriate resources. This individual is not in the military chain of command or associated with any particular training program. To set up an appointment the NCC Trainee Ombudsman can be reached at (301) 319-0709 Monday through Friday, 0600 - 1430.

The second option is to utilize our new electronic reporting system called the NCC Trainee Helpline which allows reporting via computer or telephone. The system is maintained and operated by EthicsPoint, a company dedicated to providing a safe reporting environment for institutions of higher learning, health care facilities, and public corporations. The NCC Trainee Helpline provides trainees the ability to electronically send information to me at their convenience, day or night without scheduling an appointment. Additionally, I or the Ombudsman can follow up and provide feedback through a confidential password-protected email account established and maintained by Ethics Point. Any trainee opting to use the NCC Trainee Helpline could elect to remain anonymous. The NCC has purchased this system primarily for the security it would provide users who desire this level of privacy.  The NCC Trainee Helpline is located at:

Your input is essential in supporting a positive and ethical organizational culture throughout the NCC. Please know that when you use the NCC Trainee Helpline, you can report misconduct that you observe, or gain clarity on whether or not something is cause for concern. Further, we welcome your feedback and suggestions pertaining to areas where we can improve. All questions, allegations, and suggestions will be reviewed and responded to in a timely and appropriate manner. If you have any questions about the NCC Trainee Helpline going forward, please contact Ms. Stephenye Tyler at (301) 319-0709.