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THE STRENGTH TO HEAL OUR NATIONS DEFENDERS.

As a peripheral vascular surgeon and officer on the U.S. Army Reserve Health Care Team, youll have the opportunity to enhance your surgical skills in our advanced health care system. When you practice in your community and serve when needed, youll come to know the pride that comes with helping our Soldiers when they need it most. Most importantly, youll develop new skills that you can leverage in your community practice.

Benefits include:
Health Professional Special Pay of $75,000 for eligible specialties, paid in three yearly increments of $25,000
Healthcare Professionals Loan Repayment (HPLR) of up to $50,000 over three years; may be applied toward qualified medical school loans
Paid continuing education and training
Non-contributory retirement benefits at age 60 with 20 years of qualifying service
Low-cost life and dental insurance
Travel opportunities, including humanitarian missions
Commissary and post exchange shopping privileges
Flexible, portable retirement savings and investment plan similar to a 401(k)
Privileges that come with being an officer in the U.S. Army
Training to become a leader in your field

Requirements include:
Doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathy degree from an accredited U.S. school of medicine or osteopathy; foreign graduates may apply if they have a permanent certificate from the Educational Council of Foreign Medical Graduates
Current license to practice medicine in the United States, District of Columbia or Puerto Rico
Eligibility for board certification
Completion of at least one year of an approved Graduate Medical Education (GME) internship
Completion of a training program in vascular surgery
Between 21 and 42 years of age (health care professionals ages 43 to 60 are now eligible for a two-year service contract under the OAPP program)
Permanent U.S. residency

Numerous positions are available worldwide
The United States Army Medical Department (AMEDD) is one of the largest and most advanced health care systems in the world. Here, your experience and dedication will mean more than you can imagine. The training and unique cases will advance your career. Currently offering incentives in Health Professional Student Loan Repayment, Accession Bonus and Variable Specialty Pays. Soldiers and their Families will count on you; To heal. To save. To serve. EXPECT RESPECT. RESPONSIBILITY. REWARDS. There are more benefits to being part of the U.S. Army health care team than you think. Benefits that can advance your skills and knowledge, shape your perspective, and provide you a comfortable and rewarding lifestyle. Whether you choose the U.S. Army as your career or serve in the U.S. Army Reserve while maintaining your existing practice, you'll enter as a commissioned officer. You'll gain the respect, responsibility and prestige that are afforded your rank. Pittsburgh Medical Recruiting Center within the 1st Medical Recruiting Battalion covers 30,000 square miles of the states of Pennsylvania and West Virginia, to include 79 hospitals, 5 professional and 36 undergraduate colleges and universities, one MEPS, multiple Army Reserve Units, and numerous professional medical societies in the state of Pennsylvania. Our office is located in Pittsburgh.