I'm not 100% positive, but I think that everyone (DO, MD, FMG) competes on the same level (at least theoretically) for military residencies. I think you just have to take either USMLE or COMLEX, not both.JMPeffer said:Do DO students going into the military go through the same residency programs as incoming MD students? Do they have to take the USMLE or just the COMLEX??
Thanks for your help.
delicatefade said:He is correct. You compete for the same residencies. DO's have to take COMLEX to be licensed. MD's have to take USMLE. DO's do have the option of also taking the USMLE, and there is disagreement over whether this is something that needs to be done in the military.