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  1. BillyBobHorton

    Applications for HPSP

    Hi, I was wondering if anyone else has applied for the HPSP with the Navy this spring and is waiting to hear back or has heard back. I thought the selection committee met on March 22 or so, but maybe that's not enough time to have made selections and told the applicants. I'm in my first...
  2. T

    Chances of HPSP scholarship with asthma

    Hi all, I am a sophomore predental student who is hoping to apply to the HPSP scholarship for dental school. Ideally, I would like to serve with the Air Force but I recognize how competitive it is and am planning on applying to all three branches. I have been searching through forums and am...
  3. D

    I don’t qualify to be an officer?

    So I have yet to reach out to the Air Force (which I’m told is even more selective) or army officer recruiters. But I was speaking with a navy recruiter today about the FAP who told me I wouldn’t qualify to join the navy as an officer because of my poor undergraduate GPA (I graduated in 2013 and...
  4. P

    4-year OMFS programs

    Navy HPSP here! From my understanding the navy only allows FTOS to be 4-year programs. With externships being a little limited, I have little knowledge of quality 4-year programs. I am interested in orthognathics, trauma, implants, and everything in between. Can you guys help me out and list...
  5. M

    Applying for HPSP/ SSRI's/Navy Dentistry

    Hi all! I want to start by saying I've done a good bit of research on the HPSP, all branches of military dentistry, and all of the disqualifications. I have not applied for the HPSP yet, just in the process of talking to a navy recruiter. It's always been a dream of mine to serve in the Navy as...
  6. H

    Navy HPSP Residency: fact checking, questions and advice

    TL;DR: I have a bunch of questions and need advice lol Hello everyone. I am currently a second year dental student with a 4 year HPSP payback obligation. I am interested in pursuing a residency with the Navy after dental school, but am unfortunately very lost on how to do so. I have been...
  7. P

    NAVY FY21 OMFS TIMELINE

    Hey guys, I'm a D3 exploring oral surgery and will take the CBSE in August 2020. I plan on applying in the FY21 cycle ending in May 2021, which is my graduation month. I understand that I cannot start residency until the next year after getting accepted. Is there anyway I can apply for a...
  8. LTMCUSN

    Annual Match Report/Statistics for Navy GME Anywhere?

    I know there is no ”Charting Outcomes“ report for the military match like there is with the NMRP, but is there any record of placement percentage into residency vs GMO in the Navy at least? Would be interested to see what percentage of applicants are going straight through residency vs. GMO...
  9. LTMCUSN

    Any route to vascular surgery residency or fellowship in the Navy?

    Just noticed there aren’t any residencies/fellowships for vascular surgery listed in the annual BUMEDNOTE 1424. Are all our vascular surgeons direct commissions or are there occasional GME opportunities? I know we had one in my Medical Battalion when I was on AD but not met another one since.
  10. 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...
  11. S

    Navy GMO

    Hello all, I have been doing research for the past year and a half on military medicine. I am very set on joining the military as a doctor. Currently, I am leaning towards USUHS and the HPSP is my backup plan for if I do not get in. One thing that is incredibly hard to find research on is time...
  12. LTMCUSN

    Any Navy Reservists Stay in Drilling Status Throughout Medical School?

    Starting Medical School this August and would like to stay in a drilling status if I can. The instruction on this (RESPERMAN 1001-020) isn't the clearest but it seems like I will have the same likelihood of mobilization as any other sailor. Has anyone remained in the SELRES during school and...
  13. C

    Questions for current or former Air Force and Navy docs.

    So I am currently submitting a package for both CSO and NFO. I also have Pilot down for both, but my recruiters say my packages leans heavily towards the former. Should I not get Pilot and go CSO or NFO, I plan to go to medical school after my commitment. I am just having difficulty deciding...
  14. A

    MS and HPSP

    Hi! I am currently on a year off between 2nd and 3rd year. I am a Navy HPSP student and have been having some health issues since starting my year off. My physicians now think this may be due to MS. I get my MRIs after Christmas. Can I stay HPSP with MS? I just want to know what to expect. If...
  15. I

    Navy Current HSCP - Need advice / info on Navy GME

    Hey Everyone, Please point my in the right direction if this has already been addressed thoroughly somewhere. I'm having trouble finding some of the basic answers for how Navy GME works, what I need to do to be competitive, if and how I can do visiting rotations at Navy locations, and if that...
  16. 9

    Am I too old to become a U.S. Navy physician?

    I am 37 years old with a bachelors degree in accounting which I recieved in 2003. I don’t have any premed on my transcript except General Biology 1 and 2 which I made a C and B respectively. I don’t have any prior military service record. Is it too late for me to get a commission in the Navy...
  17. I

    Other OT-Related Information Current Navy Scholar Here to Answer Questions (HPSP and HSCP)

    Hi, I'm a current Navy Collegiate Scholar (HSCP) here to answer any questions you have. I did extensive research into the HPSP as well and have many friends doing it, so I am well versed. I am also prior enlisted with the Army and with the Air Force, so I have lots of insights. Best (HSCP)...
  18. I

    Current Navy Scholar here to Answer questions (HPSP & HSCP)

    Hi, I'm a current Navy Collegiate Scholar (HSCP) here to answer any questions you have. I did extensive research into the HPSP as well and have many friends doing it, so I am well versed. I am also prior enlisted with the Army and with the Air Force, so I have lots of insights. Best (HSCP)...
  19. I

    Current Navy scholar here to Answer questions (HPSP & HSCP)

    Hi, I'm a current Navy Collegiate Scholar (HSCP) here to answer any questions you have. I did extensive research into the HPSP as well and have many friends doing it, so I am well versed. I am also prior enlisted with the Army and with the Air Force, so I have lots of insights. Best (HSCP)...
  20. I

    Current Navy Scholar here to Answer questions (HPSP & HSCP)

    Hi, I'm a current Navy Collegiate Scholar (HSCP) here to answer any questions you have. I did extensive research into the HPSP as well and have many friends doing it, so I am well versed. I am also prior enlisted with the Army and with the Air Force, so I have lots of insights. Best
  21. I

    Current Navy Scholar Here to Answer Questions (HPSP and HSCP)

    Hi, I'm a current Navy Collegiate Scholar (HSCP) here to answer any questions you have. I did extensive research into the HPSP as well and have many friends doing it, so I am well versed. I am also prior enlisted with the Army and with the Air Force, so I have lots of insights. Best
  22. T

    Navy Reserves while in med school?

    Hey all, I've wanted to become a doctor for most of my adult life, but I don't think I've ever been in a particularly good position to start planning the process again until now. I've had a run in with cancer and my urology and hem/onc teams were fantastic. I want to give back. Background...
  23. FutureDO2020

    Navy SO looking for residencies near Navy Bases

    I was wondering how many other people on here have a military SO/spouse and are wondering what their options are for residency. Of course I will be looking into ACGME residencies near my SO's base and am aware that we may have to continue being LDR for the entirety/some of my residency. Has...
  24. H

    Navy/Army/Air Force Eligibility with Asthma.....

    FYI to people wanting to work in the military post-dental school. If you have asthma (like me), you are more then likely not going to be able to. I spoke to a recruiter on the phone and he said I may be able to get it waived after telling them I played NCAA hockey and that my asthma is mild, so...
  25. H

    Navy/Army scholarship plus having a spouse

    Hey guys, So I am entering my D1 and have been on the phone with my current dentist. He has been pushing me to go the Navy/Army route. I am super interested as it makes the most sense financially, however, I am unsure. I have a serious girlfriend and we will be engaged within a year or so. She...
  26. N

    Navy Army vs Navy reserves general Military

    Hello All I've been interested in joining the reserves following gen surg residency (presently newly minted pgy3) but have been torn between what branch to join. I've narrowed to navy vs army since they appear to be the more active for gen surg and in more need. I have an interest to also join...
  27. B

    Clinical Rotations in Military Setting

    I am currently DPT student, first year. I want to commission or work for the military upon graduation and need experience in military settings before then. My school only has about 3-4 locations that are military related (one of them being Walter Reed, which is very selective so I'm hoping I can...
  28. JoHar

    Is HSPS worth it?

    Looking for advice from peeps that are currently considering, have applied, or have accepted the HPSP scholarship. Obviously the dollar value of the scholarship is essentially unmatched. I am considering going into a surgical speciality and I don't think that is likely to change over the...
  29. H

    military pharmacy questions..?

    so is there absolutely no need at this point? i'm a current pharmacy student looking to apply for like a 3 or 2 year scholarship. i've spoken with a recruiter, but he's very smoke and mirrors about most things. i've completed pre-screening and MEPs. so far so good. i'm familiar with the...
  30. A

    I want to join the military but...

    [Don't know if I'm posting in the wrong forum] Hi all, I'm currently a junior in college. I always expected to go straight to medical school, but now after a lot of soul searching I realized that going to med school and residency for 7+ years in my 20's just doesn't seem like the right path...
  31. C

    Anyone here a Navy (or Army/AF) Reservist?

    I currently have 10yrs active duty, with 4yr HPSP for med school, looking to get out at the end of this tour (11.5yrs AD total). I will have to do about six months of reserve time after AD for GI Bill obligation. I am hoping to discuss what it's like being a reservist with anyone here...
  32. newsocks

    4th Year HPSP Student Searching for Navy Family Medicine Advice/Info

    On looking through previous posts, information is a bit scant about the Navy family Med residencies. In that respect, any additional info would be appreciated. On another note, from the standpoint of a 4th year HPSP student, can anyone share their experience on away rotations? Housing, meals...
  33. B

    Navy HPSP

    Hello, I am applying for the Navy HPSP scholarship and I was wondering if anyone could give me an insight as to what my chances might be. I am applying after coming out of a Post-Bacc program where I had a 3.5 GPA and have a conditional letter of acceptance so I have to wait until April Board...
  34. ucfknight7

    Navy HPSP Board for class of 2022

    I was informed by my recruiter that the board date for this year is sometime in January. Assuming it is going on right now, when would we find whether or not we were selected?
  35. Asclepius293

    3 Year HSCP?

    Hey all, I was considering HSCP but my recruiter said that it was too late to apply (halfway through my first year). However, I had seen that there was both a 3 and 3 year option in online info. Wouldn't the 3 year option for MS2-4 with a 3 year ADT repayment be an option? Thanks!
  36. I

    HPSP Board before MEPS

    Hello all, My recruiter and I just finished getting my kit together so that it would be submitted to the board this month. The only thing that surprised me is that MEPS was not required before the board. Apparently they can still select me as a recipient of the HPSP scholarship before MEPS...
  37. R

    Attending Navy NAMI as an Army Doc

    I am an Army HPSP student, but would like to attend the Navy Flight Surgeon course in Pensacola, Fl. I realize the Army also has a flight surgeon course at Fort Rucker, but the Navy's primary course seems to be more extensive; 6 months for Navy versus 6 weeks for Army, with the Navy offering...
  38. N

    All Branch Topic (ABT) USUHS; Prior Service; I'd like your thoughts.

    I'm a long time listener and a first time caller... Just a little context, I'm applying to med school this cycle and will be 30 when classes start. I'm prior military with 5 years enlisted AD and because of that I'm strongly considering USUHS. I'm well aware of the down falls of military...
  39. B

    HPSP Application

    I am trying to figure out how I begin the application process. Specifically, is there an online application or is everything done through the recruiter? I spoke with my local recruiter in Montana, and he had very little to no information about the HPSP, although he did help me figure out which...
  40. J

    Armed forces pharmacy

    Preparing for pharmacy school and considering a career as a armed forces pharmacist. Does anyone have any info on pharmacist life and duties in any of the armed forces. Also any opinions of it is a good option to consider instead of hospital or retail.