FY19 Enlisted to Medical Degree Prep Program

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Here’s the NAVADMIN for this program. Make sure you share it with any qualified enlisted personnel you know:

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SUBJ/ FISCAL YEAR 2019 ENLISTED TO MEDICAL DEGREE PREPARATORY PROGRAM 
ANNOUNCEMENT //

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AMPN/ REF A IS BUMEDINST 1500.31, UNIFORMED SERVICES UNIVERSITY OF THE HEALTH 
SCIENCES ENLISTED TO MEDICAL DEGREE PREPARATORY PROGRAM.//

RMKS/1.  This NAVADMIN solicits applications and provides guidance for the 
Fiscal Year 2019 (FY-19) Enlisted to Medical Degree Preparatory Program 
(EMDP2).

2.  The EMDP2 is a two-year undergraduate education program open to enlisted 
personnel of all ratings who meet eligibility requirements according to 
reference (a).  The EMDP2 is a partnership between the Uniformed Services 
University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) and the Military Services to 
provide an opportunity for highly-motivated, academically promising enlisted 
service members.  The EMDP2 consists of intensive coursework preparation and 
mentoring to prepare students for application to medical school.  Upon 
completion of the program, successful students will be competitive for 
acceptance to U.S. medical schools.

3.  Selectees are assigned to the USUHS in Bethesda, MD for a two- year 
period.  Individuals selected for the EMDP2 program will remain on active 
duty while completing course work and receive pay, allowances, benefits, and 
privileges of their current pay grade.
Selectees will receive Permanent Change of Station orders to USUHS for the 
entire length of the course.  All school expenses (i.e., books, tuitions, 
labs, etc.) will be paid by USUHS for the entire length of the course.

4.  Deadline for submission of applications for FY-19 enrollment is
1 November 2018.  Application packages must be postmarked on or before the 
deadline date.  No additional documents or packages will be accepted after 
this date.  The selection board will convene in December 2018.  All 
application requirements are specified in reference (a) which can be found at 
https://www.usuhs.edu/emdp2, http://www.med.navy.mil/ or 
http://www.public.navy.mil.

5.  The application is a reflection of the applicant, strict adherence to the 
package submission requirements will be a primary factor for selection.  
Applicants must review their package in its entirety before submitting.  A 
minimum score of good on the latest physical fitness assessment, and a 
minimum score of 1200 with 600 in each category is required for qualifying 
Scholastic Assessment Test
(SAT) or American College Test (ACT) scores.

6.  This NAVADMIN does not modify any previous guidance contained in 
reference (a) regarding selective reenlistment bonus.

7.  Applicants assigned to a nuclear training command or who hold a nuclear 
Navy enlisted classification (335x, 336x, 338x, or 339x) and are applying for 
the FY-19 EMDP2 selection board must obtain conditional release from nuclear 
field duty prior to submitting an application for consideration for the FY-19 
board according to NAVADMIN 070/13.  To obtain a conditional release, 
applicants must submit an Enlisted Personnel Action Request (NAVPERS 1306/7) 
to the Nuclear Propulsion Program Manager (OPNAV N133) via the detailer at 
Enlisted Nuclear/Submarine Assignment (PERS-403).  The
FY-19 EMDP2 selection board will only consider nuclear enlisted candidates 
who have a conditional release included in their EMDP2 application.

8.  Applications should be mailed to:
    Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED-MC00C5)
    Office of the Hospital Corps
    7700 Arlington Blvd, Suite 5134
    Falls Church, VA 22042-5134

9.  Point of contact is HMCS Joseph Rawson, Office of the Hospital Corps, 
Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, at (703) 681-4334 or via e-mail at 
joseph.d.rawson.mil(at)mail.mil.

10.  Released by Vice Admiral R. P. Burke, N1.//

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2 thoughts on “FY19 Enlisted to Medical Degree Prep Program

    David R said:
    September 17, 2018 at 05:39

    Yesterday the Mt Sinai news and now this, which seems like an amazing program. What gives? What’s the big picture here?

    Appreciate all you do

    Dave Refermat.

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      Joel Schofer, MD, MBA, CPE responded:
      September 17, 2018 at 07:03

      I’m not sure what you mean by “what’s the big picture” but thanks for the appreciation. Just trying to keep everyone informed.

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