david e. cabrera UNIVERSITY FAMILY HEALTH CENTER?

The David E. Cabrera University Family Health Center (UFHC) is a Tricare Prime clinic dedicated to providing comprehensive personal and family-centered care to active duty students, faculty, their families and other DoD beneficiaries assigned to USU. Enrollment is by invitation only and must be done through the clinic.

The UFHC is staffed and operated primarily by the Department of Family Medicine with board-certified family physicians and is supported by a professional staff nurse, medical technicians, and administrative support staff. The medical experts at the clinic can manage the majority of your health care. If further expertise is required to diagnose or manage a condition, consultation with other specialists can be obtained at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) or other health care facilities in the National Capital Region.  

Appointment Scheduling: (301) 295-3630
Location: USU, NSA Bethesda, Building A, Room A1034
UFHC Fax Number: (301) 295-1294

Masks are required at all times while in the clinic. 

COVID-19 Vaccines

For updates about the COVID-19 vaccine at WRNMMC please click here.

WRNMMC is now providing the:

  • Pfizer vaccine and booster to DoD Service Members (Active Duty, Reserves, and National Guard)

  • Pediatric Pfizer vaccine to beneficiaries ages 5 to 11 years old

  • Moderna vaccine and booster to non-military beneficiaries ages 18 and older

Vaccinations are now available on a walk-in basis only. However, all COVID-19 vaccine appointments previously booked in the DHA Appointment Portal will be honored as scheduled

WRNMMC Pharmacy 

WRNMMC America Building pharmacy is no longer offering curbside pick up. There is now a drive through pharmacy window located at building 85T (The trailer is near gate 1 entrance). To activate your prescription follow the instructions below. 

Prescription Activation

WRNMMC Pharmacy: (301) 295-2123, option 3

WRNMMC Online Prescription Activation Form

tRICARE ONLINE

Please click here to access the Tricare Online Patient Portal. You can use the portal to view lab and radiology results. Please do not try and schedule an appointment with our clinic through the portal. We do not use the secure messaging. Please call the clinic at (301)295-3630 if you have any questions.

TRICARE COVERAGE

Pregnant or Expecting? CLICK HERE to find out what Tricare covers. 

Directions to UFHC from Gate 1

Enter Gate 1 (Rockville Pike/Wisconsin Ave) on Wood Road, shortly after entering the gate veer right to continue on N Wood Rd. Proceed until the second stop sign by gate 2/ WR ER/ Turn left at the stop sign onto Palmer Road and continue straight past the ER. Stay on Palmer Road through the next 3 stop signs, after the third stop sign you will pass the university on the left. At the next stop sign turn left and drive down into the University garage using University Road. When you enter the parking garage turn right shortly after the security stand, patient parking will be located on your left as you enter the smaller lot. If there is no parking available you are welcome to park in any unmarked parking spots within the garage. CLICK HERE to access the base map. 

Recall of Philips Respironics CPAP Devices

Register your device(s) on the recall website www.philips.com/src-update

a.       The website provides you current information on the status of the recall and how to receive permanent corrective action to address the two (2) issues.

b.       The website also provides you instructions on how to locate your device Serial Number and will guide you through the registration process.

c.       Call 1-877-907-7508 if you cannot visit the website or do not have internet access.

 

Updated: 08/11/2022

HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 0715-1200 and 1245-1600
Wednesday 0830-1200 and 1245-1600.

Closed from 1200-1430 on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Wednesdays of the month.

After-hours medical advice: Call the On-Call provider at (301)312-7241. If there is no answer call the Nurse Advice Line: 1 (800) 874-2273, Option 1.

We follow the Office of Personnel Management’s determination of the federal government’s operating status. In the interest of the safety and welfare of our patients, visitors, and staff, we may close due to inclement weather. Closure and delay decisions regarding University Family Health Center are made for public and patient safety, and they are not made lightly. If you have a scheduled appointment during adverse weather conditions, please call ahead to verify if the office is open.

Check the clinic’s operating status
UFHC Inclement Weather Policy

 

MEDICAL RECORDS

CIVILIAN CARE

If you receive care at another military or civilian facility, please forward any treatment related information to the clinic for us to scan into your electronic medical records.

Fax to UFHC 301-295-1294.

DENTAL RECORDS

Dental Care is available for active duty members at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) building 2, 2nd floor. All Active duty Dental Records are maintained at the Dental Clinic.

Call 301-295-2005 for information.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

For questions about our services and accessing the health center on campus, please look to our FAQ list.