Preventive Medicine Officer

U.S. Army 5th Medical Recruiting Battalion
Arabi, LA 70032
Post Date:
November 16, 2021
Job Status:

Preventive Medicine Officer

U.S. Army Medical Corps


Leverage your expertise to improve the health of our Soldiers and their families. As a preventive medicine officer on the U.S. Army health care team, you’ll plan, coordinate and direct programs to maintain health, improve physical fitness and prevent disease and injury. You’ll have opportunities to work with some of the most innovative technology in the industry and practice at world-class medical facilities, all while developing advanced skills. If you choose the Army Reserve, you can continue to work in your community and serve when needed. Whichever you choose, you’ll train to become a leader in your specialized field while enjoying the privileges that come with being an officer. And, with the support of our collaborative health care professionals, you can build your career without concerns about overhead costs and malpractice insurance premiums.

Benefits include:

Army Reserve –

  • Special pay, paid annually in increments of $25,000 for up to a total of three years. Must have completed a residency program in your specialty

  • Receive up to $250,000 for repayment of education loans (up to $40,000 maximum per year)

  • Specialized training assistance and a monthly stipend while enrolled in an accredited residency program. Recipients must be a U.S. citizen and will serve in the Army Reserve for a determined amount of time after completing their residency

Requirements include:

  • Doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathy degree from an accredited U.S. school of medicine or osteopathy; foreign graduates may apply if they have a permanent certificate from the Educational Council of Foreign Medical Graduates

  • Current license to practice medicine in the United States, District of Columbia or Puerto Rico

  • Eligibility for board certification

  • Completion of at least one year of an approved Graduate Medical Education (GME) internship

  • Completion of a training program in preventive medicine

  • Between 21 and 42 years of age

  • U.S. citizenship or permanent U.S. residency is required for Army Reserve officers

  • Completion of an ACGME approved residency program in preventive medicine OR certification by the American Board of Preventive Medicine or the American Board of Osteopathic Preventive medicine in general preventive medicine or public health

 To speak with an Army Health Care Recruiter, contact Staff Sergeant Crathers at (210) 426-6161 or [email protected] Visit us at to learn more.

Staff Sergeant Crathers
Phone: (210) 426-6161