General Surgery Resident

Navy Talent Acquisition Group Pittsburgh
Syracuse, NY
Post Date:
June 01, 2024
Job Status:

Financial Assistance Program (FAP) scholarship for General Surgery residents PGY2-PGY5. The program is designed to provide General Surgery residents additional financial supplementation while they are in residency. Upon completing residency, candidates will be commissioned as an active duty (Full-Time) medical officer (General Surgeon) in the Navy.


Initial qualifications:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen, born or naturalized (dual citizenship not permitted).

  • Must be able to pass a medical examination for military service.

  • Must be able to commission into the program before your 42nd Birthday.

  • Must be currently accepted into an accredited GME residency training program for General Surgery.


Benefits of the program:

  • $45,000 per year annual grant paid directly to member.

  • $2,391.00 monthly stipend while in the program.

  • Medical & Dental insurance provided if required by the residency.

  • 14-day Annual Training (AT) opportunity to do clinical clerkships with Navy providers or conduct research and do operational medicine clerkships.

  • Opportunity to advance in pay grade while in Residency.

  • Focus on Residency without the worry of being pulled early into the military for any reason.


As a full-time General Surgeon with the Navy, you will:


  • Deliver the most advanced medical care to our nation’s heroes and their families in need of treatment for many different types of surgical procedures.

  • Access the most advanced medical technology and resources to practice medicine.

  • Conduct medical research on diseases of military importance, and conduct, supervise, and participate in graduate medical education and training of other medical personnel needed to sustain a robust and readily available medical system.

  • Potentially exercise command of medical units and/or perform special staff functions in health support for commanders at all levels.

  • Collaborate with fellow military doctors and other healthcare officers and partner with international relief teams and organizations, such as FEMA, USAID, and Project Hope.

  • Unique duty positions include Commanding Officer for a Military Treatment Facility (MTF), Director for Surgical Services, Medical School faculty appointment.


Navy healthcare offers the ability to focus on the finer points of medicine in state-of-the-art facilities, without private practice's financial and business complications. Start-up costs, malpractice insurance, staffing concerns, equipment, and office management don’t exist for Navy surgeons.


As a physician in the Navy, you’ll have ample opportunity to see the world. It really is the best of both worlds. You serve your country —you stay true to yourself. Take some time for yourself and enjoy the sights and sounds of places such as Italy, Spain, Japan, or other locations around the globe and the United States.


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