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SUBJ/FY-16 ENLISTED TO MEDICAL DEGREE PREPARATORY PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT//
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-16 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-16 enrollment is
1 November 2015. 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 2015 and the selectees will be
notified via their detailers. All application requirements are specified in
reference (a) which can be found at https://www.usuhs.edu/emdp2.
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 (SRB).
7. Applicants assigned to a nuclear training command or who hold a nuclear
Navy enlisted classification (NEC) (335X, 336X, 338X, 339X) and are applying
for the FY-16 EMDP2 selection board must obtain conditional release from
nuclear field duty prior to submitting their application for consideration
for the FY-16 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 Management (N133) via their detailer,
Enlisted Nuclear/Submarine Assignment (PERS-403). The FY-16 EMDP2 selection
board will only consider nuclear enlisted candidates who have conditional
release included in their EMDP2 application.
8. Applications should be mailed to:
Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
Office of the Chief Medical Corps M00C1
Career Plans Officer ICO EMDP2
7700 Arlington Blvd
Arlington VA 22042-5113
9. Point of contact is HMC Khamvah Phetkhamyath, Hospital Corps Planner,
Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Office of the Force Master Chief at
(703) 681-4334 or via e-mail at khamvah.phetkhamyath.mil(at)mail.mil.
10. Released by Vice Admiral W. F. Moran, N1.//