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SUBJ/FY-18 ENLISTED TO MEDICAL DEGREE PREPARATORY PROGRAM SELECTION BOARD
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NARR/REF A IS NAVADMIN 172/17, FY-18 ENLISTED TO MEDICAL DEGREE PREPARATORY
REF B IS BUMEDINST 1500.31, UNIFORMED SERVICES UNIVERSITY OF THE HEALTH
SCIENCES ENLISTED TO MEDICAL DEGREE PREPARATORY PROGRAM.
REF C IS MILPERSMAN ARTICLE 1306-604, ACTIVE OBLIGATED SERVICE FOR SERVICE
RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN announces the results of the FY-18 Enlisted to Medical
Degree Preparatory Program (EMDP2) from reference (a), which solicited
applications for the FY-18 EMDP2.
2. As outlined in reference (b), EMDP2 is a 2 year undergraduate education
program open to enlisted personnel of all ratings who meet eligibility
requirements. The EMDP2 is a partnership between the Uniformed Services
University of Health Science (USUHS) 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. Congratulations to the following individuals who were selected to
participate in the EMDP2 beginning in August 2018:
Cain, Danielle HM2
Chan, Ka HM1
Karapuda, Dawid HM2
Matias, Alejandro HM1
Solomon, Jon HM1
Trent, Robert MMN1
4. This message is not authority to issue appointments. Selectees will
receive permanent change of station (PCS) orders to USUHS and all school
expenses (i.e., books, tuition, labs, etc.) will be paid by USUHS for the
entire length of the course. EMDP2 participants who complete program
requirements but fail to obtain acceptance to a medical school, or who are
disenrolled from the program, will be detailed at the discretion of the Navy
5. Commanding officers are directed to:
a. Notify selectees.
b. For selectees who decline, notify the point of contact provided in
c. Hold in abeyance execution of PCS for selectees in receipt of orders.
d. Notify the enlisted community manager of members selection.
e. Ensure selectees obligate service for 60 months from the convening
date of the program, in line with reference (c).
6. Many superb applications were reviewed by the selection board and
competition was robust. Those individuals selected shared the following
common characteristics in their application packages as observed by the
a. Met 100 percent of all submission requirements.
b. High cumulative grade point average.
c. Strong, authentic commanding officer endorsement.
d. Compelling appraisal recommendations.
e. Demonstrated sustained superior and academic performance in the
classroom and on prerequisite standardized testing.
f. Personal statement was well articulated.
7. Individuals not selected are strongly encouraged to continue working
toward their professional goals and reapply as eligible.
8. Point of contact is HMC Khamvah Phetkhamyath, Manpower and Personnel,
Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, at (703) 681-9423, or via e-mail at
9. Released by Vice Admiral R. P. Burke, N1.//