Jeanmarie B. Rey


Lieutenant Colonel, Air Force

Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Family Medicine
Reflective Practice Course Director
Location: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
Research Interests:
Reflective Practice, Teaching/Education, Inter-Professional Education, Operational Medicine, Reflective Practice, Physician Wellbeing
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Lt Col Jeanmarie (Gigi) Rey is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Director of Reflective Practice. Dr. Rey was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. She earned her BA from Georgetown University where she majored in psychology and minored in art. In 2009, She graduated from the Uniformed Services University and then completed her residency training at the NCC Family Medicine Residency, serving as chief resident during her 3rd year. She was stationed at Hill AFB (Utah) from 2012-2015, and deployed in 2013 to Ali Al Salem Air Base (Kuwait) in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. After an assignment at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington DC where she served as the Deputy Chief of Medical Staff (SGH), Dr. Rey joined GME faculty at the National Capital Consortium (NCC) Family Medicine Residency at Fort Belvoir. She completed a faculty development program with a focus on inter-professional geriatrics education in 2018. Prior to joining the USU Department of Family Medicine, Lt Col Rey was the Associate Program Director of the NCC Family Medicine Residency at Fort Belvoir from 2019-2021 during which time she also deployed in support of Operations Freedom’s Sentinel and Inherent Resolve where she served as the Chief of Medical Staff (SGH) at Al Dhafra Air Base (UAE). Dr. Rey is a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and a Diplomat of the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM). Dr. Rey served as the Air Force representative on the Board of Directors of the Uniformed Services Academy of Family Physicians (USAFP) from 2019-2022 and has been appointed to the Commission on Education for the AAFP.

Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments

2019 – 2021 Associate Program Director, NCC Family Medicine Residency

2020-2021 Deployment - Chief of Medical Staff at Al Dhafra Air Base, UAE - Supporting Operations Freedom’s Sentinel, Inherent Resolve and the Resolute Support Mission

2017 – 2019 Core Faculty, NCC Family Medicine Residency

2015 – 2017 Family Medicine Physician, JB Anacostia-Bolling, Washington DC

2013 Deployment - Family Medicine Physician Supporting Operation Enduring Freedom, Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait.

2012 – 2015 Family Medicine Physician, Hill Air Force Base, Utah