THE ARMY HEALTH CARE ADVANTAGE
As a member of the Army health care team, you’ll receive benefits that you won’t be able to get in a civilian career.
Feel inspired with great case diversity and over 40,000 visits coming into the U.S. Army medical facilities and clinics around the world every day. See and study diseases that are not usually encountered in the private sector, and work on vaccines for viruses like Zika and COVID-19 that can have a global impact.
Practice medicine with fewer limitations by treating patients not on their ability to pay, but by the treatment you see necessary. The U.S. Army Medical Department is one of the few places in the world where comprehensive patient care is the top priority.
Serve a Purpose
Enjoy the deep satisfaction of performing an important service for your country. Make not only a profound difference in the lives of Soldiers in the Army, but in the lives of their families, friends, and the general public.
THE ARMY MEDICAL COMMAND IS COMPOSED OF SIX CORPS
Each Medcom Corps has a specific function that works together as a team to maintain the U.S. Army’s high standards in patient care.
Caucasian female Anesthesiologist providing anesthesia to patient while Caucasian male general Surgeon performs surgery in hospital operating room.
ARMY MEDICAL CORPS
Contains over 40 specialties, from internal medicine and neurosurgery to pathology, anesthesiology, and psychiatry.
Army Medical Corps physicians practice in three main areas:
ARMY MEDICAL JOBS
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MEDICAL SERVICE CORPS
The Medical Service Corps is the most diverse branch of the U.S. Army. This Corps is home to medical administrative, scientific, and provider specialties, from direct patient care to management of the U.S. Army’s health service system.
MEDICAL SERVICE JOBS
Male Physical Therapist wearing OCP training with a male soldier wearing APFU inside during the daytime.
MEDICAL SPECIALIST CORPS
The Medical Specialist Corps is home to four distinct specialties:
MEDICAL SPECIALIST JOBS
Caucasian female CPT Veterinarian wearing OCP kneeling in Veterinary office with a dog.
The Veterinary Corps conducts and oversees all Department of Defense veterinary service activities. Army Veterinary Corps Officers are responsible for preventing contagious and zoonotic diseases, providing care to military working dogs, caring for ceremonial horses, treating family pets, and even supporting Human-Animal Bond Programs at military hospitals.
Veterinary Preventative Medicine
Laboratory Animal Medicine
Veterinary Comparative Medicine
Veterinary Clinical Medicine
Emergency Medical Staff examining patient wearing OCP inside an Emergency Room.
ARMY NURSE CORPS
The Army Nurse Corps represents more than 11,000 Soldiers dedicated to providing high-tech, quality health care for military personnel, their families, and military retirees all over the world. They support humanitarian missions and respond to natural disasters, experiences unmatched as a civilian nurse.
Army nurses choose one of five specialties:
ARMY NURSE JOBS
Female Dental Specialist and Dentist holding dental equipment with patient indoors.
ARMY DENTAL CORPS
The Army Dental Corps teaches more residents than any other institution in the country. It maintains modern dental facilities both in the U.S. and abroad in diverse countries. The Army’s Specialty Residency Programs produce graduates regularly scoring in the top 95th percentile.
The Army Dental Corps is comprised of nine specialties:
ARMY DENTAL JOBS
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WE’LL HELP PAY FOR YOUR EDUCATION
The Army will fund medical school for those aspiring to serve. Through the U.S. Army’s Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP), you can:
Graduate from medical school debt-free
Earn a $2,400+ monthly allowance
Receive a $20,000 sign-on bonus
HPSP & NURSE SCHOLARSHIPS
- Health Care
- Internal Medicine