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National Capital Consortium (Walter Reed Army Medical Center & Bethesda National Naval Medical Center)

Walter Reed Army Medical Center

Infectious Disease Clinic

Bethesda, MD  20889

Phone: 301 295 4238

Training Program Director

Timothy J Whitman CDR US Navy  Program Director  

Research Interests:  Infectious Diseases Fellowship Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

Participating Hospitals

  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center : 275
  • National Naval Medical Center : 125
  • National Children's Medical Center : 350
  • George Washington University Hospital : 350
  • Washington Hospital Center : 450

Program Training Offerings

How does this program meet the ABIM requirements for training in clinical microbiology?

Hands-on Experience

The Program provides training in hospital epidemiology through:

Didactic Lectures
Continuity Clinic

The Program provides clinical experience for fellows in the following:

Infections in marrow transplant
Infections in solid organ transplant patients
Infections in travelers and tropical medicine
Infections in children

This Program provides training in STD management through:

Didactic Lectures
Courses Elsewhere

The Program has a didactic lecture course for fellows:


If yes, what is the average number of lectures provided over a two-year period?


Training is for:


Are there citizenship requirements?


Citizenship Requirements:

U.S. Military Members Only

Types of visas accepted:

Number of fellows accepted each year:

2 (service, total 4 per year)

Duration of the Fellowship (years):

2 - 3

The Program has a training grant (T32):


Average number of infectious diseases consults per trainee per year:


Number of Fellows completing the Program in the last 5 years:


Additional Training/Faculty Resources (optional):

For all the above staff is the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD.


Applications accepted via Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS®)?


Timeframe when applications are accepted:

Timeframe when interviews are done

COL Glenn Wortmann , MD

Research Interests: Leishmaniasis and HIV


Catherine F. Decker , MD

Research Interests: HIV and opportunistic infections

COL Clifton Hawkes , MD

Research Interests: Infection Control, HIV

COL Joel Fishbain , MD

Research Interests: Infection Control

LCDR Tobb Gleeson , MD

Research Interests: HIV and multi-drug resistant bacteria

MAJ Kim Moran , MD

Research Interests: Nosocomial infections

LCDR Kyle Peterson , MD

Research Interests: HIV, tropical diseases

Amy Weintrob , MD

Research Interests: HIV and multi-drug resistant bacteria

CDR Tim Whitman

Research Interests: HIV and multi-drug resistant bacteria

LTC Michael Zapor , MD

Research Interests: Malaria

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