Navy ACHE Regent’s Fellow Accelerator Program

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If you are working toward Fellowship in the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE), read the message below:

ACHE Superstars,

I’m writing to share with you a fantastic opportunity that will assist all those diligently working towards becoming a credentialed healthcare executive.  Brought to you by the Navy RAC’s Advancement, Deckplate Education, & Local Chapter Committee, the Fellow Accelerator Program is scheduled to commence in 2021 (see attached flyer for details):

This program will help drive all potential ACHE Fellow candidates toward: 

  • Completing an application and achieving all requirements  
  • Matching candidates with Fellow mentors to complete interviews
  •  Participating in the Navy’s Virtual Board of Governor’s (BOG) Exam Study Forum for exam preparation

For registration, please contact LCDR Richard Bly. Please spread the word as we start on this marvelous journey of achieving our Navy Medicine goal of increasing advancement to Fellow by 20%!

LCDR Eugene Smith, Jr., MSC, FACHE

ACHE Navy Regent

DSS Position at NMRTC Camp Pendleton

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NMRTC Camp Pendleton is looking for the next Director of Surgical Services. Please see the announcement and PD below. Individuals applying need PERS/Detailer clearance.

Updated Deadline for Walter Reed Director Positions and Addition of Ft. Belvoir Positions

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The deadline was updated to NLT 29 NOV 2020 for the Walter Reed positions. In addition, here are some at Ft. Belvoir, also due by 29 NOV:

Anyone applying needs to have PERS/Detailer clearance to do so.

Multiple Leadership Positions at Walter Reed

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Walter Reed has three board positions available in the summer of 2021.

PDs are here:

Anyone who applies need PERS clearance to do so from their Detailer.

Director, Virtual Medical Center Hub Site – O5/O6

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The Director for Medical Services at Naval Medical Center San Diego is currently seeking applicants for the position of Director, Virtual Medical Center Hub Site for INDOPACOM located at NMCSD. The successful candidate will be an O5 to O6 Officer of the Medical Corps with active board certification.  They will be an articulate, intelligent, and team-oriented individual ready for the challenge of leadership and management of a dynamic and growing department consisting of 30+ enlisted and civilian employees that supports virtual care within the INDOPACOM region. Prior experience with Virtual Health is preferred, but not required.  The incumbent will work with both the Defense Health Agency (DHA) and sister Services in the performance of their daily routine. As virtual health is the fastest growing area within the MHS, the incumbent must be capable of finding innovative solutions, and conveying recommended courses of actions to senior leaders in both Navy Medicine and the DHA.

To apply, please submit a letter of intent and current CV via your Chain of Command by close of business on Friday, 16 October 2020, to Mr. Brian Howard (Deputy Director, VMC-IP, contact info in the global). For additional information, please contact CAPT Konrad L. Davis (contact in the global).

SAUSHEC General Surgery Residency Program Director Announcement

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See the following files announcing the SAUSHEC General Surgery Residency Program Director position. Any applicants must submit the required documents to CAPT Anthony Keller (contact is in the global) by COB 16 OCT 2020:

Two USU Chair Positions – IM and Psych – CAPT(s)/CAPT

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Anyone interested in applying for these positions needs to send their CV, military bio, and letter of intent to me at joel.m.schofer.mil < at > mail.mil by COB 15 SEP 2020. Here are the calls for nominations:

Associate Director for Strategy and Operations – NMRTC Portsmouth – O4

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The Director of Strategy and Operations (DSO) at NMRTC Portsmouth seeks qualified applicants from all Corps at the O-4 level for the position of Associate DSO. The position announcement is here. Candidates should submit the following documentation by email to john.w.roman4.mil < at > mail.mil no later than 15 Sept 2020.

  • Any combination of, but no more than three total, Fitness Reports or letters of reference.
  • CV, BIO, last 3 years of PRIMS Data.
  • 1 page letter of intent/motivational statement.
  • Director’s endorsement.
  • Detailer concurrence if outside NMCP candidate.


John W. Roman MD, FAAD


Director of Strategy and Operations

Director of HELP (Health Experts Online Portal)

Office Phone: 757-953-7217

FY21 Navy Medicine Leadership Catalog

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Please see the message from the MC Career Planner:


Here is the long awaited FY21 MC Leadership Catalog. Please spread far and wide. A few notes:

  1. I am not accepting proxy nominations. Officers must self-nominate.
  2. Many of these courses are virtual, and some are not being held at the present time. Given the fluidity of the COVID restrictions, I will queue nominations for next available courses.

Please let me know if you have questions or concerns.


Anthony Keller, MD, FACC


Navy Medical Corps Career Planner

Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED)

Office of the Chief, Medical Corps (M00C1), 1NW148C

7700 Arlington Blvd

Falls Church, VA 22042-5135

Office: (703)681-8937

Cell: (619)787-2929

DSN: 761-8937

2021 Non-Specialty Specific Billet Opportunities

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Please see the note below from the Senior Detailer. Anyone who applied for XO, CO, OIC, CMO, or Senior Executive/Operational is highly encouraged to also apply for any positions on this list that interest them. Not everyone who applied for the jobs I slate will get one. There are not enough positions available:

Greetings from PERS,

Reaching out to invite your attention to a number of outstanding billet opportunities available to MC officers in 2021. Please see the attached documents for information regarding our “Non-Specialty Specific Billet” assignment process, including a PDF application, and a listing of available opportunities to include:

  • Operational Assignments (FST OICs/CATF Surgeons, Marine Regimental Surgeons, LHD SMOs, and others)
  • Administrative Assignments (BUMED, DHA, PERS, and others)
  • Research Assignments (NMRC, NMRU-San Antonio, and others)
  • Naval War College – JPME Phase II – Newport, RI

Please contact your detailer if you would like to discuss these options.

Applications are due to your detailer NLT 25 SEP.


Todd A. Gardner, MD, MPH, FAAFP


Head, Medical Corps Assignments

Executive Medicine, Surgical Specialties

Navy Personnel Command, PERS-4415

5720 Integrity Drive

Millington, TN 38005

901-874-4094 DSN 94+ 312-882-4094

todd.a.gardner2 < at > navy.mil