Health Professions Scholarship

Report
Charleston Health Care Recruiting Team
Health Professions
Scholarship Program
(HPSP)
Captain John B. Carlson
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Who am I?
• Uncertain about service prior to joining -- Enlisted in
1996 (almost 15 years of active duty)
• Assigned to Ft. Bliss, TX
– Deployed to Saudi Arabia with Patriot Missile Unit 1997
• Assigned to Korea (5 years by choice) 1998-2003
– Operated command and control airborne radios for Commander
• Assigned to Ft. Drum, NY
– Deployed to Afghanistan with Long Range Surveillance
Detachment 2003-2004
– Instructed at Noncommissioned Officers Academy
– Commissioned through Officers Candidate School 2007
– Deployed to Afghanistan with Infantry unit 2009
– Patient Administration Officer for on post health clinic
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Army Medical Department
Mission
• Conserve the fighting strength
• Reassure Soldiers and their Families that
if they get hurt or sick they will receive the
best possible care and will have the best
possible chances of recovering full health.
• Solve health problems abroad as
conditions warrant.
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Agenda
Health Professions Scholarship Program
More than just a Scholarship
Eligibility
Obligation
Questions
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Health Professions Scholarship
 1 to 4 year
scholarships
 100% tuition
 Books, equipment,
and academic fees
 Monthly stipend of
$2088, adjusted
annually
 $20,000 bonus
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Carilion School of Medicine
- Tuition
$40,000/yr = $160,000 (4 years)
- Books
$1,000/yr = $4,000 (4 years)
- Fees
$0= waved by VTC(4 years)
- Stipend
$2,088/mo = $87,696 (4 years)
- ADT
$5,500/yr = $22,000 (4 years)
- Bonus
$20,000
Total = $293,696
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Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine
- Tuition
$36,105/yr = $144,420 (4 years)
- Books
$1,000/yr = $4,000 (4 years)
- Fees
$750/yr = $3,000 (4 years)
- Stipend
$2,088/mo = $87,696 (4 years)
- ADT
$5,500/yr = $22,000 (4 years)
- Bonus
$20,000
Total = $281,116
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Health Professions Scholarship
 Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant while
participating in HPSP
 45 days of training at Military Medical Facilities across
the country per school year
 Commissioned as a Captain in the Medical Corps upon
graduation from Medical School
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People Just Like You
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Summer Training
 Officer Basic Leadership
Course
 Clinical training at military
medical facilities
 Gain practical experience
in your discipline
 Receive pay and
allowances of a Second
Lieutenant
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HPSP
More Than Just a Scholarship
Experience
Opportunity
Learning
Personal Growth
Education
Exposure
Financial Freedoms
Service to People
Service to Nation
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Career Enhancement
78 Residency Programs
 Army Average Board Pass Rate
98%*
 14 programs at 100% for over the past 3
years (71 to 92% in civilian residencies)*
 Match Rate - 95% match in their top 3
choices*
43 Fellowships
*Information from The Office of The Surgeon General
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Army Residency
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Internal Medicine
Family Medicine
Emergency Medicine
Pediatrics
Obstetrics/Gynecology
General Surgery
Neurosurgery
Orthopedics
Urology
Otolaryngology
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Dermatology
Radiology
Radiation Oncology
Anesthesiology
Aerospace Medicine
Neurology and Child
Neuro
 Pathology
 Psychiatry
 Ophthalmology
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Leadership Development
 Opportunity to hold leadership positions
ahead of civilian counterparts
 Combat Casualty Care Course
 Management of Chemical & Biological
Casualty Care Course
 Field Surgeon Course
 Tropical Medicine Course
 Aerospace Medicine
 Deputy Commander for Clinical Services
Course
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Diversity
Ability to choose the career track of
your choice
Academic
Clinical
Operational
Research and Development
Location, Location, Location
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Eligibility
 Applicant must be a U.S. citizen
 Be enrolled in or have a letter of acceptance
from an accredited medical school
 Maintain full-time student status
 Qualify as a commissioned officer in the United
States Army Reserve
 Minimum of 24 MCAT (8 in each category)
 Minimum of 3.2 GPA (undergraduate)
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Obligation
Active Duty obligation is one year for each
year you receive the scholarship
Payback begins after you complete
residency
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Is this for you?
Loyalty
Duty
Respect
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Is this for you?
Honor
Selfless
Service
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Is this for you?
Integrity
Personal Courage
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Captain John Carlson
(877) 454-7036
[email protected]
If texting please use 315-222-6496
http://www.armymedicine.army.mil/about/about.html
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