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Dermatology Residency Application

For more detailed information on applying for FYGME, contact the Medical Education Office, FGYME Branch, Falls Church VA, 1-800-793-5970, or visit www.airforcemedicine.af.mil/About/Organizations/Physician-Education-Branch for application information.

AF applicants must complete a preliminary year of an allopathic medical internship prior to application and are required to apply through Air Force Physician Education. For more detailed information contact HQ AFPC/DPANE, Physician Education Branch, Randolph AFB, TX, 1-800-531-5800.

Criteria for Selection

Criteria for selection include academic performance in medical school, USMLE or COMLEX scores, letters of recommendation, demonstrated interest in military service, leadership potential, physical, mental and moral fitness.


Eligibility -- Active duty Medical Corps (MC) officers who are U.S. citizens and a graduate of an accredited U.S. school of medicine. Any MC active duty officer, who is a graduate from a foreign medical school, must possess a standard certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG). Field applicants must complete a year of allopathic medicine internship.

Application Deadline

NLT 15 September of the year before training begins.

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