Aaron Saguil, MD, FAAFP, LTC (P), USA, MC

Aaron Saguil, MD, FAAFP, LTC (P), USA, MC

Name: Aaron Saguil, MD, FAAFP, LTC (P), USA, MC

Department of Primary Appointment: Family Medicine
Position: USU Faculty
Title: Associate Professor of Family Medicine

Email: aaron.saguil@usuhs.edu (link sends e-mail)
Office Phone: (301) 295-3383
Fax Number: (301) 295-3545
Room: A1041


Aaron Saguil, MD, MPH, FAAFP serves as the Associate Dean for Recruitment and Admissions at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine—America’s Medical School—in Bethesda, Maryland.  Dr. Saguil is an Associate Professor of Family Medicine and is on the faculty of the Fort Belvoir Community Hospital Family Medicine Residency. He is the Vice Chair of the AAMC’s MCAT Validity Committee, a contributing editor to the American Family Physician, and a member of the AAFP’s Commission on Continuing Professional Development.

Dr. Saguil received his B.A. in Chemistry from Duke University and his M.D. from the University of Florida College of Medicine.  After completing his residency at DeWitt Army Community Hospital in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, he has been stationed in Grafenwoehr, Germany; Fort Lewis, Washington; and Fort Gordon, Georgia.  He has deployed to Afghanistan and served as the Chief of Primary Care for the NATO Role 3 Multinational Medical Unit in Kandahar, Afghanistan; his actions in theater were recognized with the Bronze Star and the Canadian Chief of Defence Staff Commendation.



Dong T, Swygert KA, Durning SJ, Saguil A, Gilliland WR, Cruess D, DeZee KJ, LaRochelle J, Artino AR Jr. Validity evidence for medical school OSCEs: associations with USMLE® step assessments. Teach Learn Med. 2014;26(4):379-86

Saguil A, Kellermann AL. The community college pathway to medical school: a road less traveled. Acad Med. 2014 Dec;89(12):1589-92

Dong T, Swygert KA, Durning SJ, Saguil A, Zahn CM, DeZee KJ, Gilliland WR, Cruess DF, Balog EK, Servey JT, Welling DR, Ritter M, Goldenberg MN, Ramsay LB, Artino AR Jr. Is poor performance on NBME clinical subject examinations associated with a failing score on the USMLE step 3 examination? Acad Med. 2014;89:762-6

Saguil A, Kane S, Farnell E. Multiple sclerosis: a primary care perspective. Am Fam Physician. 2014;90:644-52

Saguil A, Wyrick K, Hallgren J. Diagnostic approach to pleural effusion. Am Fam Physician. 2014;90:99-104

Saguil A, Balog EK, Goldenberg MN, Dong T, Artino AR Jr, Zahn CM, Servey JT, Ritter EM, Welling DR, Ramsay LB, Ming G, Durning SJ. The association between specialty match and third-year clerkship performance. Mil Med. 2012;177(9 Suppl):47-52


Medical education and the primary care pipeline.