Be a Physician at the Forefront of Medicine

As a physician in the Army Medical Corps, you’ll be part of an elite team of the world’s brightest medical minds, pushing the boundaries every day for a healthier world tomorrow. You’ll deliver the best in care while furthering your expertise and innovating in your field. With the support of the Army Medical Corps, physicians reach their full potential and practice at the forefront of medicine.

As a physician in the Army Medical Corps, you’ll be part of an elite team of the world’s brightest medical minds, pushing the boundaries every day for a healthier world tomorrow.

You’ll deliver the best in care while furthering your expertise and innovating in your field. With the support of the Army Medical Corps, physicians reach their full potential and practice at the forefront of medicine.

CAREERS

As part of one of the world’s largest health networks, you’ll work with top medical professionals, the latest technology and state-of-the-art facilities. We offer physicians a variety of career paths to choose from and the chance to practice, research and teach.

    Opportunities Include:

  • Psychiatrist
  • Family Medicine Surgeon
  • General Surgeon
  • Pediatrician
  • Anesthesiologist
  • Emergency Medicine Physician
  • Internal Medicine Physician
  • Preventative Medicine Physician

X

BENEFITS

We offer Medical Corps officers a comprehensive benefits package with a competitive salary, access to tuition repayment and special-pay bonuses.

    Benefits Include:

  • Medical, dental and life insurance: no-cost for active duty and low-cost for Army Reserve
  • Generous retirement plans
  • Housing allowances
  • 30 days paid vacation earned annually
  • Work/life balance programs and positions

X

Financial Assistance

The U.S. Army or Army Reserve health care team offers unparalleled financial support for those earning a medical degree or who are already licensed and practicing.

    Available Incentives for Qualifying Specialties:

  • Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP)
    • Full-tuition scholarship
    • Monthly stipend of more than $2,200
    • $20,000 sign-on bonus for qualified students
  • Active Duty Health Professions Loan Repayment Program (ADHPLRP)
    • Up to $120,000, paid across three years max., to help repay school loans
  • Health Professions Loan Repayment Program (HPLRP)
    • Up to $50,000, paid across three years max., to help Army Reserve officers repay education loans
  • Annual $45,000 grant to eligible medical professionals working to complete an accredited residency

X

Eligibility

To join the Army Medical Corps, you must meet the following requirements.

    Requirements Include:

  • Be a U.S. citizen for active duty; be a permanent resident for Army Reserve
  • Have earned a doctorate from an accredited medical school
  • Be licensed to practice in the United States
  • Be between 21 and 42 years of age (waivers granted case-by-case)

X

BE PART OF SOMETHING BIGGER

Joining the Army Medical Corps means working with the world’s most elite specialists, who are leading innovation and pushing the boundaries of medicine with the continued support of research funding and development. We offer more than 90 professional health care career paths.

As an Army physician, your contribution is vital to our mission.

Learn more about the U.S. Army Health Care Team >

At the Forefront of Medicine

The U.S. Army has been named one of the world’s most innovative organizations. In just three years, we earned more than 300 patents for new technologies in science, technology and medicine. Currently, the Army is in Phase III trials for an HIV vaccine, as well as Phase III trials for a breast cancer vaccine.

As an Army physician, you’ll explore and pioneer in ways that make a big impact.

Cutting-edge Technology

From spray-on skin to operating room robotics, U.S. Army medical professionals develop technologies and tools that reduce recovery times and increase quality of life for patients. Army medical facilities are some of the most advanced in the world, and Army doctors are among the first to use new, life-saving technologies.

Be part of this elite medical team and practice on the cutting edge.

CONTINUED GROWTH AND OPPORTUNITY

As part of the U.S. Army or Army Reserve health care team, you will be connected to one of the largest, most funded and high-tech health care networks in the world.

Army medicine provides once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to lead, grow your career and become a triple-threat health care provider as you practice medicine, innovate and/or teach.

Learn more about the U.S. Army Health Care Team >