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Patrick Remington, University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Medicine & Public HealthAssociate Dean for Public Health and Professor of Population Health Sciences

APTR-AHRQ Residency Rotation Application
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How to Apply



This opportunity is available for current preventive medicine residents with a focus in general preventive medicine/ public health, occupational medicine, or aerospace medicine.  Primary care residents with demonstrated interest in prevention, public health, or health policy are also encouraged to apply.

Due to security clearance requirements, applicant must be a U.S. Citizen to apply. Non-citizen national, foreign national possessing a visa permitting permanent residence in the U.S. (Alien Registration or "Green Card"), student visas and temporary work visas do not qualify.

Residency programs must be current institutional members of APTR. If a selected candidate is from a residency program that is a non-institutional member of APTR, then the applicant will need to become a resident member of APTR at the time of acceptance.

Application Instructions

All applications must be submitted online through the APTR electronic form for consideration into the program. 

Applicants are required to submit:

  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume
  • Letter of recommendation from Residency Program Director
  • Scientific writing sample [not to exceed two pages]


  • November - Application Cycle Opens
  • February - Application Deadline
  • April - Residents Notifications
  • May - Resident Commitments Due

Period of Performance

The field placements will consist of two-month rotations that will take place (or occur) from July through June of the following application year. Residents will select rotation period preferences when applying.


Residency rotations will occur on-site at the AHRQ office in Rockville.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20852


Rotation Experience Questions

Ernest Sullivent, MD, MPH
Captain, US Public Health Service
US Preventive Services Task Force Program
(301) 427-1593 office


Financial Support

A stipend of $3,100 per month and an administrative fee of $1,020 will be paid directly to the residency program.

Application Process Questions

Katy H. Bidwell, MPH
APTR Program Coordinator
202.463.0550 ext. 137


For application reminders, please fill out the form below. 


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