Critical Need for Orthopedic Surgeons in the Army Medical Corps
- Examine, diagnose and treat or prescribe course of treatment and surgery for patients with injuries or disorders with surgical conditions, and perform required surgery.
- Provide consultation and advice to the command and staff regarding surgical matters.
- Conduct and supervise direct patient care, and plan and execute disease prevention and health promotion programs.
- Exercise command of medical units as provided by law and regulation.
- Perform special staff functions in health support for commanders at all levels.
- Conduct medical research on diseases of military importance, and conduct, supervise and participate in graduate medical education and training of other medical personnel needed to sustain a robust and readily available medical system.
- A monthly stipend of over $2,400 while enrolled in an accredited residency program.
- Up to $250,000 in qualifying loan repayment (up to $40,000 maximum per year) upon completing two years of qualified service.
- $75,000 Annual Bonus elected for 3 or 4 years.
- Low-cost medical care for you and your family.
- Additionally, the Army will not require any time of you away from your Residency.
- Receive drill pay.
- Continued medical coverage for you and your family.
- $250,000 loan repayment on qualifying loans.
- Opportunities for travel in support of humanitarian missions.
- Serve an estimated 36 days per year with possible schedule flexibility.
- A $400,000 signing bonus paid over a 4-year Active Duty obligation.
- Up to $120,000 in qualifying loan repayment.
- Pay commensurate with a Captain (CPT/O-3) rank (or higher based on your experience).
- Travel opportunities to include humanitarian missions.
- Potential for overseas assignments (Germany, Italy, Hawaii to name a few).
- 30 days of paid vacation earned annually.
- A military retirement system.
- No-cost medical care for you and your family and low-cost dental/vision coverage.