Army applicants are required to apply through the Medical Education FYGME Branch in addition to applying to the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS). Reference the Directorate of Medical Education at http://www.mods.army.mil/medicaleducation/
The U.S. Army Directorate of Medical Education
Student Management Office
7700 Arlington Boulevard, Suite 5145, Falls Church, VA 22042-5145
Phone: (877) 633-2769 (MED-ARMY) (toll free) Fax: (703) 681-8044
Air Force applicants apply via the online Joint Service Graduate Medical Education Selection Board (JSGMESB) application. Reference the Physician Education Branch at www.airforcemedicine.afms.mil/afphysicianeducation
Physician Education Branch
550 C St West, Suite 25
Randolph AFB, TX 78150-4727
COMM: 210-565-2638 Toll Free: 1-800-531-5800
DSN: 665-2638 FAX: 210-565-2830
Criteria for Selection
Criteria for selection include academic performance in medical school, USMLE/COMLEX scores, letters of recommendation, demonstrated interest in military service, leadership potential, research experience, and physical, mental and moral fitness.
Research is an integral component of the residency program and residents are required to design and complete at least one research project during the residency. Residents are encouraged to become involved in the many opportunities for research in SAMHS. Each year residents from the program present their research results at national radiology meetings. Each institution supports an active Clinical Investigations Department to facilitate the residents and faculty in performance of their research activities.
Eligibility -- Active duty Medical Corps (MC) officers who are U.S. citizens and a graduate of an accredited U.S. school of medicine. Any medical corps active duty officer, who is a graduate from a foreign medical school, must possess a standard certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).
NLT 15 September of the year before training begins.