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SUBJ/FY-17 ENLISTED TO MEDICAL DEGREE PREPARATORY PROGRAM ANNNOUNCEMENT//
AMPN/REF A IS BUMEDINST 1500.31, UNIFORMED SERVICES UNIVERSITY OF THE HEALTH
SCIENCES ENLISTED TO MEDICAL DEGREE PREPARATORY PROGRAM.//
RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN solicits applications and provides guidance for the
FY-17 Enlisted to Medical Degree Preparatory Program (EMDP2).
2. The EMDP2 is a 2-year undergraduate education program open to enlisted
personnel of all ratings who meet eligibility requirements per reference (a).
The EMDP2 is a partnership between the Uniformed Services University (USU)
and the armed services to provide an opportunity for highly-motivated,
academically promising enlisted Service Members. The EMDP2 consists of
intensive coursework, preparation, and mentoring to prepare students for
application to medical school. Upon completion of the program, successful
students will be competitive for acceptance to U.S. medical schools.
3. Selectees are assigned to the USU for a 24-month period. Individuals
selected for the EMDP2 program will remain on active duty while completing
course work and receive pay, allowances, benefits, and privileges of current
pay grade. Selectees will receive permanent change of station orders to USU.
All school expenses (i.e., books, tuition, labs, etc.) will be paid by USU
for the entire length of the course.
4. Deadline for submission of applications for FY-17 enrollment is 1
November 2016. Application packages must be postmarked on or before the
deadline date. No additional documents can be added after this date. The
selection board will convene in December 2016. All application requirements
are specified in reference (a) which can be found at
https://www.usuhs.edu/emdp2, http://www.med.navy.mil/, and
5. Strict adherence to package submission requirements will be a primary
factor for selection and no waivers will be granted. The application is a
reflection of the applicant. Applicants must review their packages in their
entirety before submitting. A minimum score of Good on the latest physical
fitness assessment and qualifying Scholastic Assessment Test/American College
Test scores are required.
6. This NAVADMIN does not modify any previous guidance contained in
reference (a) regarding selective reenlistment bonus.
7. Applicants assigned to a nuclear training command or who hold a nuclear
Navy enlisted classification (335X, 336X, 338X, 339X) and are applying for
the FY-17 EMDP2 selection board must obtain conditional release from nuclear
field duty prior to submitting their application for consideration for the
FY-17 board per NAVADMIN 070/13. To obtain a conditional release, an
applicant must submit an Enlisted Personnel Action Request (NAVPERS 1306/7)
to the Nuclear Propulsion Program Manager (N133) via their detailer, Enlisted
Submarine and Nuclear Assignment (PERS-403). The FY-17 EMDP2 selection board
will only consider nuclear enlisted candidates who have conditional release
included in their EMDP2 application.
8. Applications should be mailed to:
Navy Medical Special Pays Program
Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (M13)
7700 Arlington Blvd (Suite 5125)
Arlington, VA 22042-5125
9. Point of contact is HMC Khamvah Phetkhamyath, Navy Medical Special Pays
Program, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, at (703) 681-4334 or via e-mail at
10. Released by Vice Admiral R. P. Burke, N1.//