Josephine Nguyen, MD

Fellowship Profile

Fellowship Year:  (2016-2017)
Fellowship Assignment(s):
Representative Kevin Brady (R-TX), House Committee on Ways and Means


CDR Josephine Nguyen currently serves as the Associate Director for Specialty Care. She is responsible for the strategic leadership and overall operations of 19 surgical and medicine subspecialty sections and Special Medical Examinations, overseeing 280 personnel and a $2.1 Million budget. Her unparalleled leadership as a Director in a challenging joint VA-DOD environment overseeing 19 clinics was integral to hospital’s increase in ranking to 13th overall and top 5% (access) in nation. Through her dynamic leadership in a joint VA/DOD environment, she ensures unprecedented support of the Navy’s only Recruit Training Command, thirty-seven tenant commands and a complex population of eighty five thousand Military and Veteran beneficiaries. Most recently, she completed a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellowship serving as the sole physician advisor to the Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee in the House of Representatives of the United States Congress. CDR Josephine Nguyen commissioned in May 1999, graduating second in order of merit from the United States Naval Academy and attended medical school at Stanford School of Medicine. She completed a transitional internship at (then) National Naval Medical Center, went on to flight surgery training, followed by a flight surgery tour with the forward deployed Carrier Air Wing 5 in Atsugi, Japan. She completed her dermatology residency at the University of Pennsylvania, completed a Masters in the Science of Healthcare Delivery at Dartmouth in 2017, and is an Aresty Scholar and student of the Wharton Executive Education General Management Program.

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