Army Medicine

AMEDD INNOVATION

A never-ending pursuit of medical advancement is what makes pioneering our practice.

FEATURED ARMY PODCAST EPISODES

FEATURED ARMY PODCAST EPISODES

  • EPISODE 1 | 10:00

    In Pursuit of a Zika Vaccine

    U.S. Army Col. (retired) Stephen Thomas, an infectious disease physician, explains how the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research positions the Army to identify threats like Zika and Ebola.

  • EPISODE 2 | 11:05

    Fulfilling the Promise of Global HIV Prevention

    U.S. Army Col. Nelson Michael, MD, PhD, Director, U.S. Military HIV Research Program at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, talks about why a preventive HIV vaccine is possible

  • EPISODE 3 | 8:53

    Bringing a Novel Heart Therapy to the Army

    When Col. Eugene Soh, MD, FACC, introduced the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, it was a first for the Department of Defense.

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  • 1:09

    U.S. Army Medicine Brief: Saving Lives Through Advanced Medicine

    In 2015, U.S. Army cardiologist Col. Eugene Soh, MD, talks about minimally invasive transcatheter aortic heart valve replacements (TAVR) at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

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  • 1:25

    U.S. Army Medicine Brief: High-Tech, High Touch Cancer Care

    As Chief of Interventional Radiology at the Brooke Army Medical Center, U.S. Army Maj. Nicolas Cahanding, D.O., demonstrates radioembolization, a therapy that destroys cancerous tissue.

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  • 3:04

    Race for the Zika Vaccine: The Army Advantage

    When the Zika virus emerged as a global threat, the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research drew on its expertise in vaccinology and flaviruses to develop the ZPIV vaccine in record time.

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  • 0:52

    Milestones: U.S. Army vs. Infectious Disease

    From Malaria to Zika, the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research has been developing vaccines for more than 120 years. This video shows key Army milestones in vaccine development.

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  • 2:00

    Center for the Intrepid Tour

    Dr. Becky Hooper, a retired Army Physical Therapist, leads a tour group of residents, medical students and health care professionals through the Center for the Intrepid.

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  • 1:00

    Center for the Intrepid Tour Attendee Reactions

    Residents and medical students of the Center for the Intrepid Tour are impressed by the Army's state-of-the-art equipment and techniques, some of which can’t be found anywhere else.

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FEATURED ARMY DOCUMENTS

AMEDD ADVANTAGES

From generous financial benefits to unrivaled leadership skills, the advantages of Army Medicine are endless.

FEATURED ARMY VIDEOS

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  • 1:35

    U.S. Army Medical Brief: Educational Opportunities

    Maj. Ezella Washington, DO, shares her experience with the U.S. Army’s Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP), which allowed her to graduate from medical school debt-free, work around the world and grow as a clinician.

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  • 1:15

    HPSP Dental Scholarship: Army AMEDD

    2nd Lt. Morales talks about the benefits of the Army’s dental scholarship and discusses the advantage of working as a dental professional in the Army.

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  • 1:42

    HPSP Program Benefits: Army AMEDD

    Mr. & Mrs. Mosier speak about the family, monetary, technological, and educational benefits of the HPSP program.

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  • 4:22

    Family Physician: Army AMEDD

    Lt. Col. Hustead, MD, describes what it means to be part of the Army health care team and to have the honor of caring for our nation’s heroes and their families.

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  • 3:19

    Urologist: Army Medicine

    The Army Health Professions Scholarship Program can help pay for your medical school. Learn more about this experience and the cutting-edge technology available within the Army Health Care team.

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  • 3:06

    Army Officer: Being Both an Officer and a Professional

    Two postgraduates obtained an education and became officers through the Army. One is a Lawyer and the other a Dentist.

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  • 2:01

    General Surgeon: Army Careers

    Three young Army surgeons describe the advantages of receiving an Army scholarship and practicing as part of the Army health care team.

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  • 1:41

    Nuclear Medicine: Army Careers

    Maj. Anderson explains his motivation for choosing a career on the Army health care team and the process of becoming a doctor.

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  • 1:35

    Physicians in the Army: Army Careers

    Capt. Rose, an internist at Brooke Army Medical Center, talks about the advantages of working on the Army health care team.

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  • 2:23

    Anesthesiologist: Army Medicine

    At the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, anesthesiologists compare their experiences on the Army health care team versus their private sector counterparts.

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  • 1:35

    Army Doctors & Medicine: Army Overview

    Maj. Taylor talks about benefits of being a doctor on the Army health care team. He’s had the chance to practice a variety of medical care treatments and travel to foreign countries.

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  • 2:11

    Orthopedic Surgeon: Army Medicine

    As a healthcare professional in the Army, one may qualify for a full tuition scholarship and perform cutting edge research with access to the latest technology.

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  • 1:41

    Preventative Medicine: Army Careers

    Lt. Col. Mancuso speaks to the many advantages of being on the Army health care team, such as better residency programs, research programs and opportunities to go on humanitarian missions.

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  • 1:17

    Medicine: Scholarships and Benefits: Army Overview

    Capt. Blackwell highlights the advantages of her Army scholarship and practicing medicine on the Army health care team.

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  • 1:04

    A Professional Edge: Army Reserve

    Sgt. Marlene Garcia talks about her experience as a nurse in the Army Reserve, as well as her job role and benefits.

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  • 2:00

    Women in the Army: Army Overview

    Maj. Wilton is very inspired by how many women are in leadership roles in the Army. She enjoys being an Army doctor, which allows her to spend more time with her patients and her family.

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FEATURED ARMY DOCUMENTS

AMEDD DISCIPLINES

With over 90 areas of concentration, it’s no wonder that Army doctors have a high first-choice match rate for their chosen specialties.

FEATURED ARMY PODCAST EPISODE

FEATURED ARMY PODCAST EPISODES

  • Episode 6 | 13:24

    One Health Care Provider, Many Roles

    In this segment, Col. Todd Villines, MD, FACC talks about U.S. Army Health Care Team’s opportunities to treat and prevent cardiac disease with state-of-the-art technologies.

  • Episode 4 | 9:51

    Involving the Whole Family in Weight Loss

    In this interview, U.S. Army Lt. Col. Asma Bukhari, RD, describes her passion for nutrition and educating Soldiers and her research project, Healthy Families, Healthy Forces.

  • Episode 5 | 12:06

    Injury Prevention and Optimizing Physical Endurance

    U.S. Army physical therapist Maj. Richard Westrick, DPT, DSc discusses the physically demanding jobs that Soldiers have and how he’s helping them perform their duties more safely.

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  • 1:21

    U.S. Army Medicine Brief: One Doctor: Many Roles

    Col. Todd Villines, MD, FACC, a cardiologist at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, shares his career path as not only a clinician but an educator, researcher and leader.

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  • 1:27

    U.S. Army Medicine Brief: Life as a U.S. Army Nurse

    1st Lt. Katie Von Fange, a medical-surgical nurse at the San Antonio Military Medical Center, joined the Army to serve a greater purpose: her country, fellow Soldiers and patients.

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  • 1:31

    Advancing Orthopedic Care for Soldiers: Army Overview

    Col. James Ficke discusses treating battle-injured Soldiers and his efforts to advance their treatment.

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  • 1:39

    Pathology: Army Reserve Careers

    Lt. Col. Hunnicutt fulfills his love of science as a pathologist on the Army Reserve health care team. The camaraderie and state-of-the-art technology are just part of the benefits.

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  • 1:14

    Optimizing Soldier Performance at the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine

    U.S. Army physical therapist Maj. Richard B. Westrick, DPT, talks about his work at the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine (USARIEM).

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  • 1:07

    U.S. Army Medicine Brief: The Performance Triad

    In this video, Capt. Jose Capellan, a Health Services Administrator at Brooke Army Medical Center, shows how he uses the Performance Triad’s core principles to lead his Command.

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  • 0:59

    Dentist: Army Reserve Careers

    Maj. Pawlowicz talks about her role as a General Dentist in the Army Reserve. She highlights the rewards of being able to focus on dentistry without the worry of the patient’s bills and insurance.

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  • 1:28

    Critical Care Nurse: Army Medicine

    Cpt. Samuel Sama, a critical care nurse, talks about working with the best doctors, nurses and technology.

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  • 0:45

    USARIEM: Keeping Soldiers at Peak Performance in Any Environment

    Dietitians, physical therapists and other health care professionals at the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine (USARIEM) use science to optimize Soldier performance.

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  • 2:08

    Army Careers: Combat Medic

    Learn how to assess and treat an injury on a wounded Soldier all while avoiding enemy fire.

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  • 1:26

    Veterinarian: Army Medicine

    Lt. Col. Rob Goodman, an Army Veterinarian and Chief of the Animal Medicine Branch, is proud of his role saving dogs in Iraq.

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  • 4:08

    I’ve Got Skills: Physical Therapist vs. Athletic Trainer

    Learn the similarities of treating Soldiers and NHL players with the Philadelphia Flyers Trainer.

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  • 4:58

    I’ve Got Skills: ICU Nurse vs. ER Nurse

    Find out how an ICU Nurse and an ER Nurse take care of their patients in a hospital.

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  • 1:10

    Physician Assistant: Army Careers

    Capt. Holland, a physician assistant at Brooke Army Medical Center, discusses taking care of Soldiers and the many educational opportunities available on the Army health care team.

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  • 2:19

    Pediatric Infectious Disease Physician: Army AMEDD

    As a pediatric infectious disease physician in the U.S. Army, Maj. Ashley Maranich takes care of patients, conducts medical research and serves as a mentor.

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  • 0:52

    Dental Specialist: Army Careers

    Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Fandino shares her many duties as a dental specialist.

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  • 2:08

    Health Care Specialist: Army Reserve Careers

    As a health care specialist in the Army reserve, Staff Sgt. Surena takes care of people, whatever their needs and wherever they may be.

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  • 2:01

    Social Work: Army Careers

    Two Army medicine social workers, at the Walter Army Medical Center, talk about the rewards of being behavioral health specialists within a military environment.

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