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As a General Surgeon and Officer on the U.S. Army Reserve Health Care Team you will have the opportunity to serve your country while advancing your skills. When you practice in your community and serve when needed, you will soon know the pride that comes with helping our Soldiers and their families. Serving in the Army Reserve equates to 37 working days per year: one weekend per month and two weeks in the summer. There is also no Basic Training requirement.

Benefits include:
Part time commitment / ability to stay in your own practice
May qualify for the Health Professions Special Pay of $75,000
Healthcare Professionals Loan Repayment of $250,000, which can be applied toward qualified medical school loans
Non-contributory retirement benefits with 20 years of qualifying service
Flexible, portable retirement savings and investment plan similar to a 401(k)
Paid continuing education and training
Training to become a leader in your field
Travel opportunities, including humanitarian missions
Commissary and post exchange shopping privileges
Non-contributory retirement benefits at age 60 with 20 years of qualifying service
Commissary and post exchange shopping privileges
Low-cost life and dental insurance

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
Between 24 and 42 years of age (may request a waiver)
Permanent U.S. Residency or U.S. Citizen


For more information, contact CPT Wanda Vaa @ (412) 434-8470 or usarmy.knox.usarec.list.9a4p@mail.mil
Address: 1001 Liberty Ave, Ste 545, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Please note: Incentives are subject to change.

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 38,380 square miles of the state of Pennsylvania, to include 89 hospitals, 6 professional and 41 undergraduate colleges and universities, one military treatment facility, one MEPS, multiple Army Reserve Units, and numerous professional medical societies in the state of Pennsylvania. Our office is located in downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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.