US Army Medical Department. Health Professions Scholarship Program. Our Vision America ’ s Premier Medical Team Saving Lives, Fostering Healthy and Resilient People, and Inspiring Trust Army Medicine Our Mission Promote, Sustain and Enhance Soldier Health
US Army Medical Department Health Professions Scholarship Program
Our Vision America’s Premier Medical Team Saving Lives, Fostering Healthy and Resilient People, and Inspiring Trust Army Medicine Our Mission Promote, Sustain and Enhance Soldier Health Train, Develop and Equip a Medical Force that Supports Full Spectrum Operations Deliver Leading Edge Health Services to Our Warriors and Military Family to Optimize Outcomes Our Values Loyalty-Duty-Respect-Selfless Service-Honor-Integrity-Personal Courage Army Medical Department (AMEDD) Mission Statement
Why Army Medicine? Professional Fulfillment Master your craft under the mentorship of highly qualified physicians and leaders. Enjoy a remarkable sense of camaraderie, teamwork and common purpose. Training Opportunities forResidency, Fellowship, Continuing Medical Education are unmatched. Optional unique military training: Airborne, Air Assault, Flight Surgeon, Special Forces Diversity You will treat soldiers, families and retirees in many types of settings from small clinics to major medical centers, all with the latest medical technology. Quality of Life 30 days paid leave per year + numerous additional holidays = maximum family time Overseas assignments provide a “once in a lifetime” opportunity to live abroad.
A World-Class Healthcare System A Day in the Life of the Army Medical Department… • 41,986 clinic visits • 374 patients admitted • 1,214 patient beds occupied • 26,600 dental procedures • 5,879 immunizations • 64 births • 12,494 radiology procedures • 54,048 outpatient pharmacy prescriptions • 50,420 laboratory procedures • 1,961 veterinary outpatient visits • $23.2 million-worth of food inspected This gives you a sense of the Army’s Medical Department workload at home
Financial Assistance • Full Tuition Regardless of School • $20K Scholarship Bonus • Monthly Stipend of $2122 per month ($22,281.00 total per year) • Books and academic fees • to include medical insurance premiums while in school • Army Officer Pay • for remaining 6 weeks of each school year ($4500) Your financial assistance begins when you begin school.
Your Obligation During Med School • While attending school, • your main focus is to be a dedicated full-time student! • You will be required to serve on Active Duty as an Army Reserve Officer for six weeks each year as an intern in Army Medical Centers • You will be paid for this time in the rank of Second Lieutenant • The intent of this time is for you to learn the basics of Army Healthcare
1st year- Basic Officer Leadership Course (BOLC) 2nd year- School ADT or rotation at Army community hospital 3rd and 4th years- Clinical rotations at Army hospitals Any year- Research rotation at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Uniformed Service University Active Duty Training (ADTs)
Your Obligation After Medical School After you complete medical school, you will be assigned to an Army medical center, community hospital, clinic or research laboratory in the United States or abroad and receive full pay and benefits as an Army Captain. Your obligation is 1 year on active duty for each year of sponsorship in either HPSP or residency, whichever is greater (2 years Minimum)
Army Graduate Medical Education (GME) • Largest GME program in the military • 1414 doctors training in our in-house programs; 98 in Army sponsored civilian training • All Specialties • 11 teaching hospitals • 68 residencies, 57 fellowships (25 of which are civilian affiliates) • 29-32% of medical officers are in GME at any given time • All programs accredited by Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) • 64% of programs with 5yr accreditation; 14% with 4yr accreditation; (civilian avg = 3.7yr) • Over 96% first time board pass rate
Regional Medical CommandsTeaching Hospitals NORTH ATLANTIC RMC: Walter Reed AMC, Washington, DC National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD Malcolm Grow Medical Center, Andrews AFB DeWitt ACH, Ft. Belvoir,VA Womack AMC, Fayetteville, NC WESTERN RMC Madigan AMC, Tacoma, WA MAMC MAMC TAMC TAMC WRAMC WRAMC WBAMC WBAMC EAMC EAMC PACIFIC RMC Tripler AMC, Honolulu, HI BAMC BAMC BAMC BAMC LRMC LRMC GREAT PLAINS RMC SAUSHEC: Brooke AMC, Ft. Sam Houston, TX Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB, TX University of Texas, San Antonio, TX William Beaumont AMC, El Paso, TX Darnall ACH, Killeen, TX SOUTHEAST RMC (Includes Puerto Rico) Eisenhower AMC, Augusta, GA Martin ACH, Columbus, GA EUROPE RMC Landstuhl AMC, Germany rmcmap.ppt rmcmap.ppt
Competitive Pay and Benefits • 100% medical and dental coverage • Debt free education • 30 days paid vacation annually • Travel Opportunities • Special Pay and bonus • Low cost life insurance • No fees for malpractice insurance • Army will pay you to go to CME (Continuing Medical Education) • Retirement after 20 years
Eligibility • Must be a citizen of the United States • Must be qualified to hold an officer commissioning in the • United States Army (Medically & Morally) • Must be enrolled or accepted to an accredited graduate program • Basic Acceptance Criteria • 3.2 GPA and 24 MCAT or higher
Selection Process • Complete application packet • Complete physical evaluation • Appear before Selection Board (packet only) • Accept Scholarship • Commission as Second Lieutenant in USAR
Questions ??? Your Country and the Soldiers who protect this country need your quality care, who here is ready to take that next step to ensure American Soldiers will have the care they need to keep America FREE? If not YOU then WHO?
For more information please contact: SFC Amie Macklin U.S. Army Health Care Recruiter Cell: (888) 258-1503 Text: (443) 694-9507 E-mail: email@example.com