Anesthesiologists supervise the administration of anesthetics to patients. As an officer on the U.S. Army health care team, you can build a distinguished medical career while making a difference in the lives of the Soldiers and their families.
•Provides anesthesia to patients who undergo surgery and other procedures
•Exercise command of medical units as provided by law and regulation
•Perform staff functions in health support for commanders at all levels
•Medical research on diseases of military importance
•Participate in graduate medical education and train other personnel
•Serve unique duty positions for the anesthesia service and the medical school faculty
•Doctor of medicine/osteopathy degree from an accredited U.S. school (foreign graduates may apply if they have a permanent certificate from the Educational Commission of Foreign Medical Graduates)
•Current license to practice medicine in the United States, District of Columbia or Puerto Rico
•Eligibility for board certification
•Completion of at least one year of an approved graduate medical education internship
•Completion of a training program in anesthesiology
•Must be between 21 and 42 years of age (may request a waiver Locate A Recruiter for more information)
•Must be a U.S. citizen
Job training for an Army medical officer includes first-year graduate medical education, residency and fellowship programs. Qualifying students benefit through unique training experiences and get to attend certain military short courses designed to develop tactical, technical and operational skills unique to the military environment.
As an Army Medical Corps officer, you’ll have access to the most sophisticated technologies and the opportunity to consult with experts in both the military and private sectors.
•Ability to make accurate, immediate decisions
•Perform under stress
•Apply critical technical and thinking skills
In addition to the many privileges that come from being on the U.S. Army health care team, you’ll also be rewarded with:
•30 days of paid vacation earned annually
•Noncontributory retirement benefits with 20 years of qualifying service
•No-cost or low-cost medical and dental care for you and your family
Active Duty (Full Time)
The Army Medical Corps pays 100 percent of a student’s tuition, as well as expenses for required books, equipment and most academic fees. Medical students may also be eligible to receive a sign-on bonus, and active duty physicians can earn up to $120,000 in student loan repayment.
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