APTR-AHRQ Preventive Medicine Residency Rotations

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All applications must be submitted online through the APTR website.

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Application Opens: October 15, 2018 
Application Closes: January 16, 2019

Interested candidates should review the Request for Applications (RFA) document carefully to prepare materials required with the application submission. 


Residency programs must be current institutional members of APTR.

Selection Criteria

Applicants will be evaluated based upon the following criteria:

Alternative Options

If you cannot complete the application online:

APTR staff are available to complete the application over the phone. Please call program staff at 202.463.0550 ext. 137

You can download a printable application in PDF format, and either scan and email the completed form to training@aptrweb.org or mail to:
APTR Training Projects
1001 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite 610

Washington, DC 20036


Period of Performance

The field placements will consist of two-month rotations from July through June during the year following the application. Residents will select preferred rotation months at the time of application. 

Financial Support

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


Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20852

Rotation Experience Questions

Rotation Preceptor: Quyen Ngo-Metzger, MD, MPH; USPSTF Program Scientific Director

Primary: Dr. Quyen Ngo-Metzger
Office: 301-427-1506
Work Cell: 240-475-0746
E-mail: Quyen.Ngo-Metzger@ahrq.hhs.gov

Secondary: Dr. Katy Irwin
Office: 301-427-1328
E-mail: Kathleen.Irwin@ahrq.hhs.gov

Secondary: Dr. Tina Fan
Office: 301-427-1567
E-mail: Tina.Fan@ahrq.hhs.gov

Application Process Questions

Sara Miller, MPH
APTR Program Coordinator
Office: 202.463.0550 ext. 137
E-mail: smiller@aptrweb.org