1. B

    Army OMFS Opportunities

    Hello, I’m an Army HPSP student who is interested in OMFS. That being said, I also find a lot of interest in being a brigade dentist. I’ve been told TOE dentists have more opportunities to attend schools, take part in EFMB and deploy (assuming there will still be some the next few years). So I’m...
  2. P

    Army Insight on Army OMFS

    I am a 4-year Army HPSP recipient currently in my first year of dental school and wanted some insight regarding OMFS residency in the Army. I have always been interested in that field and I so I am trying to make myself the most competitive applicant for when I am able to apply for residencies...
  3. Paul Scalzo

    Navigating the Military Application Process in Psychiatry

    Hello Everyone! Interested in learning more about military residency and fellowship applications for those in psychiatry? Well, we have the event for you. The Society of Uniformed Services Psychiatrists (SUSP) is hosting a webinar on Navigating the Military Application Process in Psychiatry with...
  4. ntgsheeld

    Questions for USUHS and their MCB PhD

    After speaking to a representative on the phone and scanning this forum a bit, I have a few questions I'm hoping someone can kindly answer. To begin, I am a new Army LT (1 year post ROTC), and I utilized the Green to Gold Active Duty Option. As well, I worsened a progressing bilateral leg injury...
  5. G

    Military Pediatric Dentistry

    Hi all - first major post here. I am a Pediatric Dentist with a deep family history of military service. I have not heard very much about Pediatric Dentistry roles with the US Armed Services. Does anyone have information about lifestyle, bases, practice style, etc.? I would love all input. Thanks.
  6. T

    Army-Baylor Applicant Forum 2023-2024

    Hello all, If anyone has questions or comments regarding the Army-Baylor Program feel free to post them here. I have a decent amount of information that I can relay from applying last year but would highly recommend attending one of the virtual briefings of the program that you can sign up for...
  7. J

    I’m in the ARMY as an Airborne medic. I’m going to go to medical school. I’ve got a 3.0 GPA and 500 MCAT. Masters?

    Alright so I have a hell of a story. I dropped out in 10th grade and worked as a welder for a few years and made it to community college. Real cowboy or country-boy stuff. Had to pay for community college so I picked up a second job in Orthopedic Surgery, fell in love. Ortho Trauma is my jam. I...
  8. A

    Waitlist HSPS Army

    Hello! So I got waitlisted for the HSPS army. I am quite disappointed but I got to face reality. I got accepted to one school and waiting to hear back from another one. And my gpa was decent and my dat avg. What are my chances of getting of the waitlist? Should I give up hope?
  9. B

    Military docs who served a total of 3 years - what kept you from staying in longer than that?

    Also why didn't you opt for the minimum service length of 2 years? Just out of curiosity. Thank you in advance!
  10. N

    Army Army 1-year AEGD results?

    Hello! I’m a 4th year army HPSP student and have begun seeing people posting on social media that they’ve been selected for the AEGD and already know where their residency location is going to be. Should I be worried if I haven’t heard anything yet? And should I expect an email stating whether...
  11. S

    Army PCS without completing BOLC

    I'm a female, army HPSP grad, and currently in residency. My husband and I are considering starting a family near the end of my residency. Due to the DCC changes, I have yet to complete BOLC. Normally I would complete BOLC before starting my first PCS, but I will hopefully be pregnant at the end...
  12. M

    Army Veterinary HPSP - Class of 2026

    I'm a current first-year veterinary student applying for the Army HPSP. I have searched through older forums but haven't seen many for this cycle. My packet is basically complete (at least for paperwork to submit on my end and completing MEPS). I received an email a couple of days ago saying...
  13. K

    Army-Baylor Applicant Forum 2022-2023

    Hello everyone! I'm currently applying for the Army-Baylor DPT Program. Starting a thread to connect with other applicants. A little about me. I served 8 years active duty on submarines in the Navy. I have been in Navy Reserves for the past 3 years. This is my first time applying.
  14. 47Pilot

    USUHS / HPSP Questions from Current Army Officer (non-medical)

  15. T

    Email picture of social security and birth certificate for HPSP

    Hi everyone, I have been working with an HPSP recruiter and today they asked me to send a picture of my social security card and birth certificate for my security clearance since I am currently living 14 hours from the town where my recruiter is and cannot go in person to have them scanned. I...
  16. B

    Any folks here who have served as medical officers in the reserves? How is the pay in comparison to being a civilian physician?

    Also what was your experience like? - What branch/specialty are you in? - Were you active duty prior? - What was a typical drill weekend like? - Were you ever promoted in the reserves? - How many times did you get to deploy throughout your career? Plus anything else that comes to mind.
  17. N

    Army GDE FY 2022 results?

    Hello! Does anyone have a list of the most recent results for residency selections that they can share? Thanks!
  18. E

    Can an MD Direct Commission without completing residency?

    Hi everyone, Can an MD Direct Commission without completing residency? My partner is Army and has advised me to look into applying for both the Army and the Air Force for potential Direct Commission. We have spoken to a couple recruiters but they haven't seemed to know much about the process for...
  19. Ctoothy

    Army Army HPSP AEGD-1 Year Waitlist

    Hello! This is my very first post on SDN after many many years of lurking without an account. I finally have a question pressing enough to ask here. I’m a 4th year Army HPSP dental student who applied to the 1-Year AEGD and recently got placed on the waitlist, or OML. I wanted to reach out and...
  20. GettinAfterIt

    Veterans - Were any of you reapplicants?

    Hey everyone, Some context: I'm a U.S. Army veteran planning to apply in May with mediocre sats (3.3cGPA,3.7sGPA) FL average ~510 so far. I was a medic, so I have a ton of valuable experiences to write about. I've heard plenty of stories about how being a veteran really adds to your...
  21. GettinAfterIt

    Veterans - Were any of you reapplicants?

    Hey everyone, Some context: I'm a U.S. Army veteran planning to apply in May with mediocre sats (3.3cGPA,3.7sGPA) FL average ~510 so far. I was a medic, so I have a ton of valuable experiences to write about. I've heard plenty of stories about how being a veteran really adds to your...
  22. Puddin09'

    HPSP $20k sign on Bonus?

    Greetings, I am applying for Army and Navy HPSP and wondering whether accepting the 20k bonus for Army will bind me to the Army program even if I get accepted to the Navy after. Should I reject the 20k army bonus in hopes that I get into Navy HPSP? Or can I sign for the Army bonus and go Navy...
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    Army 2019-2020 4-year Army Dental HPSP Waitlsit/OML

    Hello, I am currently on the Army OML for the 4 year HPSP. I have been since February. My question is basically, does anyone know if there is still hope to get off the waitlist at this point? I know in past cycles people have gotten off the waitlist around mid-June, but is July too late? Also...
  25. B

    Army HPSP: When to complete DCC and BOLC

    I am a current first year army HPSP medical student and I was planning on completing DCC this summer (between m1/m2 year) and then BOLC..idk.. between M4 year and residency? Unfortunately I am unable to complete DCC this year due to them not having enough spots anymore due to the COvid crisis...
  26. C

    Should I join the Army Reserve/ NG? Loan repayment? Read this

    I started the MDSSP thread back when I was in dental school and so many people reached out asking about the program because the info out there is trash. Now I have people reaching out asking about the AR/NG and the loan repayment. Ill tell you my experience and hopefully you can apply that to...
  27. P

    Army Dental Reserves

    Hi everyone, Im a 3rd year dental student starting to consider my options upon graduation. I am planning on working with my dad at his private practice, but his practice is fairly small and he pretty much works part time since he is close to retiring. He is planning on handing the practice...
  28. A

    Endodontist for Army reserve ?

    Hello everyone, Anyone have joined the army/navy reserved as an endodontist before ? have you guys experienced it ? They don't have endo positions like for OS or Pros so will treated as a GD from what I was told. I'm an endo resident on my first year of a three years program. few friends have...
  29. AmericanHero

    All Branch Topic (ABT) VA specialty after Service

    Do military members applying to VA programs have preferential treatment compared to civilians applying? The application paper work asks if you have prior service. Is this the same type of deal as when applying to civilian jobs in the VA where there is a clear preference and job ranking for prior...
  30. S

    What is the lifestyle like for HSPS Army doctors after finishing residency?

    I am very curious about what life is like during the four years of active duty for Army pediatricians. Are there any current Army pediatricians that can share some details of their current life? or if you aren't in Peds, what is your specialty? I would greatly appreciate input on where you are...
  31. D

    Opportunities for MDs/DOs in special operations

    Hello all. Hopefully I can spark up some discussion that hasn't been already covered in these forums. I currently serve as an AD Army EOD officer, but will be separating shortly to take my pre-reqs for medical school. I am more than likely going to apply to USUHS to practice operational/military...
  32. LSMarshall

    Army HPSP Army General Surgery Residency Information

    Attached is the slideshow the Army's "Annual Medical Education Update from 2019" which has a lot of basics. There are still a few worth while questions HPSP students like myself may find useful. I realize the questions I ask below vary year-by-year based on Army needs. That said, historical...
  33. Armyhealth

    Class of 2024 Veterinary Scholarship

    If you are applying to vet school next cycle and interested in the Army's scholarship come and say hi and ask any questions!
  34. Armyhealth

    Dental HPSP class of 2024

    If you are applying for the upcoming cycle and are interested in applying for a military scholarship come say hi or ask any questions!
  35. Armyhealth

    Class of 2024 HPSP

    If your applying to med school next cycle and considering a military scholarship come and ask questions or say hi. Good luck to all those applying!
  36. A

    Planning for the end days

    Senior SDN docs, In 6 months, I'll be within the 1 year window to submit my unqualified resignation (AD Army, 12 yrs TIS [includes residency]). Based on my preliminary research, there seems to be a whole bunch of pitfalls (lost paperwork, begging people for signatures, etc.) associated with...
  37. angryfruitbat

    Former Army National Guard and Medical School

    Hi all, I am currently serving in the Texas Army National Guard and will be administratively separated soon (within a month or so). I was transferred to a medical command unit after an injury from which I am being discharged honorably. I never deployed, so I won't be considered a veteran. How...
  38. J

    Army medic experience and injury


    Army Spouse Employment

    I will be entering medical school next fall and I'm currently trying to decide if the HPSP is right for me/ my family. It seems like there is A LOT to digest in regards to the current status and future changes to milmed specifically dealing with GME. While I am keeping all that in mind I was...
  40. M

    Military PT Information

    Hello! I am a pre-physical therapy student actively working on my undergrad. I absolutely want to be a therapist in the military, but I was hoping to become one through the military (for assistance with tuition and all that jazz). I am stuck between the Army and the Air Force, I have done lots...