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  1. 1. United States Navy Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP) <ul><li>We can help you get from here to there! </li></ul><ul><li>HOSPITAL CORPSMAN SENIOR CHIEF </li></ul><ul><li>JOSEPH BURDS </li></ul>
  3. 4. What is the HPSP? <ul><li>Full Tuition Scholarship for Medical or Dental School Accredited AMA or AOA Medical(Public or Private School) ADA Dental. </li></ul><ul><li>Covers required books, required fees and equipment and school health insurance(if required) </li></ul><ul><li>Provides monthly stipend of $1319.00 </li></ul><ul><li>Provides you with 45 days of summer active duty service for clerkships or USMLE preparation (earn about $3000) </li></ul><ul><li>During school year, no uniforms and no drills </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarship worth HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS! </li></ul>
  4. 5. What do we look for? <ul><li>American Citizen </li></ul><ul><li>Current leadership roles, Leadership potential. </li></ul><ul><li>Sincere personal statement, The Navy know you need money. Why do you want to serve? </li></ul><ul><li>Strong Moral character </li></ul><ul><li>No Medical concerns. </li></ul><ul><li>Physically fit </li></ul>
  5. 6. Eligibility Requirements <ul><li>U.S. Citizen </li></ul><ul><li>Less than 40 at time of commissioning </li></ul><ul><li>Good physical health </li></ul><ul><li>Acceptance to an accredited Medical or Dental School in the United States or Puerto Rico. You can begin the HPSP application process upon receipt of MCAT or DAT results. </li></ul><ul><li>Need not have acceptance letter to apply! </li></ul><ul><li>Willing to relocate after graduation </li></ul>
  6. 7. Benefits of Scholarship <ul><li>Debt free education </li></ul><ul><li>Outstanding internship and residency training programs </li></ul><ul><li>Exciting professional opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities to see the world </li></ul>
  7. 8. What is my obligation? <ul><li>4 year scholarship – 4 years after internship. </li></ul><ul><li>3 year scholarship – 3 years after internship. </li></ul><ul><li>2 year scholarship – 2 years after internship. </li></ul><ul><li>1 year scholarship – 2 years after internship. </li></ul>
  8. 9. DENTISTS
  9. 10. What happens after a scholarship recipient graduates from Dental School? <ul><li>Go into practice at a state-of-the-art dental facility </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Education and General Dentistry (AEGD) or General Practice Residency (GPR) </li></ul><ul><li>Postgraduate Education </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Two-year residencies in comprehensive dentistry , endodontics , oral medicine , and orofacial pain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Three-year residencies in oral and maxillofacial pathology , periodontics , and prosthodontics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One-year fellowship in maxillofacial prosthetics </li></ul></ul>
  10. 11. Assignment of Navy Dentists Number of Navy Dentists:1114
  11. 12. PHYSICIANS
  12. 13. What happens after a scholarship recipient graduates from Medical School? Three Pathways: <ul><li>Navy Residency </li></ul><ul><li>Civilian Residency </li></ul><ul><li>Primary Care as a General Medical Officer </li></ul>
  13. 14. 4000 Navy Physicians <ul><li>1000 Navy Physicians in training at any given time! </li></ul><ul><li>60 Navy residency programs with 895 residency openings </li></ul><ul><li>120 Fulltime Civilian Residency Positions </li></ul>
  14. 15. Navy Residencies <ul><li>7 Major ACGME accredited teaching hospitals </li></ul><ul><li>Fully credentialed faculty </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent national reputations </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent resident to faculty ratio </li></ul>Naval Medical Center San Diego Naval Medical Center Portsmouth National Naval Medical Center Naval Hospital Bremerton, WA Naval Hospital Jacksonville, FL Naval Hospital Pensacola, FL Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, CA
  15. 16. Navy Residencies <ul><li>Internal Medicine Neurosurgery </li></ul><ul><li>General Surgery Pathology </li></ul><ul><li>Neurology Ophthalmology </li></ul><ul><li>Psychiatry OB/GYN </li></ul><ul><li>Orthopedics Aerospace Medicine </li></ul><ul><li>Urology Emergency Med </li></ul><ul><li>ENT Family Medicine </li></ul><ul><li>Dermatology Occupational </li></ul><ul><li>Medicine Pediatrics </li></ul><ul><li>Preventive Med Anesthesiology </li></ul><ul><li>Radiology </li></ul>
  16. 17. Navy Residency Training Navy ~ >95% 1st time Board Pass Rate Civilian ~ 80 - 85%+ w/ > 3 yr ACGME accreditation in averaged civilian residency program
  17. 18. Is Navy GME as good as civilian GME? <ul><li>Yes!!! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All Navy GME sites with maximum institutional accreditation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 85% of individual programs have maximum or near maximum program accreditation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Excellent 1 st time Board pass rate in all specialties </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FULL PAY AND BENEFITS! </li></ul></ul>
  18. 19. Navy Graduate Board Pass Rate
  19. 20. Civilian Deferment for residency <ul><li>Must “match” for a residency </li></ul><ul><li>Must be a categorical “match” in a specialty the Navy needs in order to complete the full residency </li></ul><ul><li>No pay or benefits from the Navy while in residency </li></ul><ul><li>Does not incur any additional payback time </li></ul>
  20. 21. Can an HPSP student choose to do either Navy or civilian training? <ul><li>All HPSP students apply to Navy Selection Board </li></ul><ul><ul><li>List preferences – Navy residency or Civilian Residency </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Priority given to filling Navy internships – YOU WILL NOT BE “GIVEN” A RESIDENCY YOU DO NOT WANT – MUST COMPETE! </li></ul><ul><li>Deferments are available for HPSP recipients to complete a civilian residency prior to active duty. </li></ul><ul><li>If selected for full deferment won’t come on active duty until training completed (won’t have opportunity for GMO assignment). </li></ul>
  22. 24. General Medical Officer (GMO) <ul><li>Primary care physician who usually works in an operational area such as: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Flight Surgeon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Undersea Medical Officer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Construction Battalion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hospitals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clinics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Overseas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ships </li></ul></ul><ul><li>TIME AS A GMO COUNTS TOWARD SCHOLARSHIP PAYBACK! </li></ul>
  23. 25. Placement after Medical School 2005 - 349 GRADS
  24. 26. Are all HPSP graduates required to do a ship tour after internship? <ul><li>No – only about 6% of graduating class will serve on a ship </li></ul>
  25. 27. Do we pull people out of medical school or residency to go on active duty? <ul><li>NO! It is not beneficial to the Navy to take someone out of training. They are of no use to us in the fields that we need if they are not trained. </li></ul>
  26. 28. Why Navy? <ul><li>State of the art facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Outstanding teamwork </li></ul><ul><li>Fantastic Duty Stations </li></ul><ul><li>Great Work Hours </li></ul><ul><li>Outstanding Residency Programs! </li></ul><ul><li>Shorter payback if you don’t pursue a residency </li></ul><ul><li>You will KNOW what residency you will go to because you will compete for it! </li></ul><ul><li>Your payback will be working in your specialty! </li></ul>
  27. 29. Benefits <ul><li>Full scholarship </li></ul><ul><li>Competitive Pay </li></ul><ul><li>PAID Fellowship and other specialty opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Full malpractice coverage </li></ul><ul><li>No office concerns (manpower, equipment, real estate, billing etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>No group buy-in </li></ul><ul><li>Funded Continuing Medical Education (CME) </li></ul><ul><li>Executive Medicine opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>30 days paid vacation </li></ul><ul><li>“ Unlimited,” sick days with full pay and allowances </li></ul><ul><li>20 year retirement program </li></ul><ul><li>AND …….) </li></ul>
  28. 30. <ul><li>Benefits Cont. </li></ul><ul><li>Duty Stations up and down both coasts and fantastic overseas locations! </li></ul><ul><li>Travel on space available military flights </li></ul><ul><li>Officers Club, golf courses, fitness centers, movies, etc., free or at reduced rates </li></ul><ul><li>VA Guaranteed Home Loan – no down payment required when buying a home! </li></ul><ul><li>Thrift Savings Plan – tax deferred growth of retirement investment up to $15,000 per year (similar to 401K) </li></ul><ul><li>Veteran Status! </li></ul><ul><li>Montgomery GI Bill – over $36,000 in education money after you get out of the Navy </li></ul>
  29. 31. COMPETETIVE PROFILE <ul><li>Undergraduate GPA 3.00 and ABOVE </li></ul><ul><li>Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) scores >23 Dental Admission Test (DAT) scores >15 </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership. </li></ul>
  30. 32. Can I work for you??
  31. 33. Questions??
  32. 34. What are you going to do? <ul><li>Medicine </li></ul><ul><li>Dentistry </li></ul><ul><li>Nursing </li></ul><ul><li>Healthcare Administration </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Therapy </li></ul><ul><li>Pharmacy </li></ul><ul><li>Lab officer </li></ul><ul><li>Undecided </li></ul>
  33. 35. Scholarship Contact : Active Duty HM1 Chuckie Triana (801)977-1101 (801)703-4539 [email_address]
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  35. 37. Additional Slides if Needed
  36. 38. ERAS 2006 (Electronic Residency Application Service) <ul><li>Activity </li></ul><ul><li>Mid – June: ERAS 2007 Applicant Manuals will be available for PDF download by chapters or in its entirety on our Web site. </li></ul><ul><li>Late June Schools may begin to generate and distribute “MyERAS” tokens to applicants. </li></ul><ul><li>July 1 st MyERAS Web site opens to applicants to begin working on their applications. </li></ul><ul><li>July 15 th Osteopathic applicants may begin selecting and applying to Osteopathic Internship programs ONLY. </li></ul><ul><li>Sep 1 st Applicants may begin applying to ACGME accredited programs </li></ul><ul><li>Sep 1 st ACGME accredited programs may begin contacting the ERAS PostOffice to download application files. </li></ul><ul><li>Nov 1 st MSPEs' are released. </li></ul><ul><li>Dec Military Match </li></ul><ul><li>Jan Urology Match </li></ul><ul><li>Feb Osteopathic Match </li></ul><ul><li>Mar NRMP Match results will be available. </li></ul><ul><li>May ERAS PostOffice will close to prepare for the 2008 season. </li></ul>
  37. 39. <ul><li>How does ERAS work? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Applicants receive an electronic Token from their assigned Dean's office, and use it to access the MyERAS Web site. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Applicants complete their ERAS application, select programs, assign supporting documents, and transmit their application to programs. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Schools receive notification of completed application, and start transmitting supporting documents: transcripts, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>letters of recommendation, photos, MSPE/Dean's Letters. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Examining boards receive and process requests for score reports. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Programs contact the ERAS PostOffice on a daily basis to download application materials. </li></ul></ul>                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
  38. 40. What is the make up of the class? <ul><li>Freshman </li></ul><ul><li>Sophomore </li></ul><ul><li>Junior </li></ul><ul><li>Senior </li></ul><ul><li>ROTC </li></ul>
  39. 41. Match Process <ul><li>Receive guidance during 3 rd yr </li></ul><ul><li>Apply to both Navy and civilian match </li></ul><ul><li>Navy match results out in December </li></ul><ul><li>If selected for Navy, withdraw from civilian match </li></ul><ul><li>If approved for deferment then continue with civilian match </li></ul>
  40. 42. Navy Internships (GME-1) <ul><li>Navy internships: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Internal Medicine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pediatrics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OB/GYN </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Family Medicine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Surgery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ENT </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ortho </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Psychiatry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transitional </li></ul></ul>
  41. 43. Training Opportunities in Unusual Medical Topics <ul><li>Tropical Medicine Course </li></ul><ul><li>Cold Weather Medicine Course </li></ul><ul><li>Combat Casualty Care Course </li></ul><ul><li>Naval War College - College of Distance Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Basic Medical Department Officers Course </li></ul><ul><li>Clinic Management Course </li></ul><ul><li>Hyperbaric Medicine Team Training Course </li></ul><ul><li>Global Medicine Course </li></ul><ul><li>Plans, Operations, and Medical Intelligence Course </li></ul><ul><li>Marine Corps Mountain Wilderness Training </li></ul><ul><li>Others </li></ul>
  42. 44. Montgomery GI Bill <ul><li>Eligibility: </li></ul><ul><li>-For applicants - $100 per month X one year. </li></ul><ul><li>-Non-refundable! </li></ul><ul><li>-must decline in writing </li></ul><ul><li>-NOT Eligible if ROTC/Service Academy grad </li></ul><ul><li>-Unless previously enlisted and paid into the program </li></ul><ul><li>-Must have an Honorable Discharge </li></ul><ul><li>-Eligibility expires 10 years after discharge </li></ul><ul><li>-Full time students receive $1004/month up for up to 36 months </li></ul><ul><li>-college fund - AKA &quot;The Kicker&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>-individual pays an additional $50.00 per month ($600) AFTER their second year of active duty to gain an additional $166.00 per month for a total of $1170/month and $42,120 total benefit! </li></ul>
  43. 46. GMO Scope of Practice <ul><li>Mixed practice of outpatient & emergency room care of active duty, dependents, retirees, and all Department of Defense beneficiaries </li></ul>
  44. 47. Navy Residency Training
  46. 49. Training During School <ul><li>One training session per year </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First year is Officer Indoctrination School (OIS) or Research Clerkship </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>OIS May be done before Medical School MS-1 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>After MS-2 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>School orders (study for USMLE 1) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MS-3 & MS-4 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Teaching Hospital </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recommendations: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Choose hospital/specialty in which you have most interest </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Arrange as early as possible </li></ul></ul></ul>