SERVING IN THE ARMY RESERVE
Army Medical Corps

As a health care professional with the U.S. Army Reserve, you’ll be exposed to new techniques, procedures and points of view. You’ll also gain knowledge and skills that you’ll be proud to take home to your own practice.

Army Medicine
Army Allied Health

ACTIVE ALLIED HEALTH BENEFITS

By choosing to practice in the active Army, you'll receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes a competitive salary and financial incentives such as medical school loan repayment. In addition, you will practice in an environment free of overhead and malpractice insurance costs, and receive low-cost or no-cost medical, dental and life insurance, generous retirement plan options, housing allowances and 30 days of paid vacation earned annually. You'll also enjoy a reasonable work-life balance that provides plenty of time for family and recreational pursuits.

HEALTH PROFESSIONS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

As a medical student, you may be eligible for a full-tuition scholarship, plus a monthly stipend of more than $2,000. You must be enrolled in or have a letter of acceptance from an accredited medical school. This program is open to U.S. citizens. Qualifying medical students are also eligible to receive a $20,000 sign-on bonus.

Learn more about the Health Professions Scholarship Program

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

If you are working to complete an accredited residency, you may be eligible to receive an annual grant of more than $45,000 plus a monthly stipend of more than $2,000. Open to U.S. citizens. (Please provide documentation of the annual grant increase for FAP.)

ACTIVE DUTY HEALTH PROFESSIONS LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM

You can receive up to $120,000 to pay down your medical school debt. The ADHPLRP provides $40,000 a year for up to three years. This program may be combined with the Health Professions Bonus.

RESERVE ALLIED HEALTH BENEFITS

When you become a physician and officer on the U.S. Army Reserve health care team, you can practice in your community and serve when needed. In addition to generous financial incentives and retirement plan options, you'll have the opportunity to enhance your career and work with advanced medical technology.

SPECIALIZED TRAINING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

This assistance program is designed for physicians currently enrolled in accredited residency programs. You'll receive a monthly stipend of more than $2,000. Once you have finished the program, you'll train as part of an Army Reserve unit and serve when needed.

HEALTH PROFESSIONALS SPECIAL PAY

You may be eligible for $75,000 in Special Pay. To receive this bonus, paid in three yearly increments of $25,000, we require completion of a residency in a qualifying specialty. Open to permanent U.S. residents.

HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM

Receive up to $50,000 to repay your medical school loans. (The Army does not pay for simply education loans. That could include undergraduate degrees. The Army will only reimburse medical education loans.) If you are a physician in certain specialties, you may qualify for up to $20,000 for two years and up to $10,000 for a third year. This program may be combined with one other Army Reserve incentive.

The U.S. Army Allied Health Team is the largest and most diverse group of allied health and scientific research professionals in the U.S. Army. You'll find a wide range of benefits that can help you build a successful career, including the privileges and respect afforded to an officer in the world's most advanced Army.

OPTOMETRY HEALTH PROFESSIONS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

You could receive a full-tuition scholarship for up to four years for an accredited optometry program. In addition, you'll receive reimbursement of academic fees and a monthly stipend of more than $2,000.

PSYCHOLOGY HEALTH PROFESSIONS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Receive a full-tuition scholarship for up to two years of your APA-accredited clinical or counseling psychology doctorate. You'll also be reimbursed for academic fees and receive a monthly stipend of more than $2,000.

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PHARMACIST ACCESSION BONUS

Qualified pharmacists are eligible to receive a sign-on bonus of $30,000, paid in a lump sum at the first duty station.

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PHARMACIST HEALTH PROFESSIONS LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM

Receive up to $120,000 to repay your pharmacy school loans.

RESERVE ALLIED HEALTH CORPS BENEFITS

Your service on the U.S. Army Reserve health care team will enable you to work in your community and serve when needed. In addition to financial incentives and retirement plan options, you'll have opportunities for career development as an officer in one of the worlds largest and most advanced health care organizations.

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST SPECIAL PAY

Receive a $45,000 recruitment bonus, paid in three yearly installments of $15,000. This offer may be combined with one other Army Reserve incentive program.

OPTOMETRIST SPECIAL PAY

You could receive a recruitment bonus of $45,000, paid in three annual installments of $15,000. This offer may be combined with one other Army Reserve incentive program.

SPECIAL PAY

Entomologists, optometrists, clinical psychology, and aeromedical evacuation pilots will be rewarded for their service with a $20 - $25K recruitment bonus, paid in two annual installments. This offer may be combined with one other Army Reserve incentive program.

HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM

Clinical or Counseling Psychologists are eligible to receive a total of $250,000 over three years to repay qualifying education loans (USAR).

Entomologists and optometrists are eligible to receive a total of $50,000 over three years to repay qualifying education loans(USAR).

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