The Uniformed Services University (USU) Outreach in Tropical Medicine is CME approved and exploits the large amount of clinical care and public health practice relevant content of our graduate certificate in tropical medicine. It will be available this spring with remote access via Adobe Connect.
For those with interest, here is the CME activity brochure and learning objectives to help further describe the activity’s approach. Applicants who do not have .mil e-access must contact Dr. Brett-Major directly to become registered. His contact info is in the activity brochure.
USUHS is seeking a Commandant for their School of Medicine. O5/O6 Medical Corps officers eligible to PCS no later than June 2019 will be considered. Further info is here:
Interested candidates should submit packages per the attached call for nominations to CDR Melissa Austin at BUMED (e-mail address in the global) no later than 1 NOV 2018 to allow for routing through BUMED channels.
Here’s the NAVADMIN for this program. Make sure you share it with any qualified enlisted personnel you know:
UNCLASSIFIED ROUTINE R 141817Z SEP 18 FM CNO WASHINGTON DC TO NAVADMIN INFO CNO WASHINGTON DC BT UNCLAS NAVADMIN 229/18 PASS TO OFFICE CODES: FM CNO WASHINGTON DC//N1// INFO CNO WASHINGTON DC//N1// MSGID/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/SEP// SUBJ/ FISCAL YEAR 2019 ENLISTED TO MEDICAL DEGREE PREPARATORY PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT // REF/A/DOC/BUMED/7MAY15// 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.// BT #0001 NNNN UNCLASSIFIED//
The details of the position are here:
You need to be able to show up by 1 MAY 2019.
Despite what is says in the above document, the deadline for interested applicants is 15 SEPT 2018 via your Specialty Leader. The original deadline was extended.
The Uniformed Services University School of Medicine has a new on-line faculty appointment system. You can read about it in this newsletter:
You can see an on-line tutorial about how to use it here:
Here is a unique idea I thought my audience might find interesting: