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					   United States Navy Health
Professions Scholarship Program
            (HPSP)
      We can help you get from here to there!
     HOSPITAL CORPSMAN SENIOR CHIEF
                JOSEPH BURDS

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION
                 What is the HPSP?


 Full Tuition Scholarship for Medical or Dental School
  Accredited AMA or AOA Medical(Public or Private
  School) ADA Dental.
 Covers required books, required fees and equipment
  and school health insurance(if required)
 Provides monthly stipend of $1319.00
 Provides you with 45 days of summer active duty
  service for clerkships or USMLE preparation (earn
  about $3000)
 During school year, no uniforms and no drills
 Scholarship worth HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF
  DOLLARS!
          What do we look for?

 American Citizen
 Current leadership roles, Leadership potential.
 Sincere personal statement, The Navy know you need
  money. Why do you want to serve?
 Strong Moral character
 No Medical concerns.
 Physically fit
              Eligibility Requirements


 U.S. Citizen
 Less than 40 at time of commissioning
 Good physical health
 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.
 Need not have acceptance letter to apply!
 Willing to relocate after graduation
      Benefits of Scholarship

 Debt free education
 Outstanding internship and residency
  training programs
 Exciting professional opportunities
 Opportunities to see the world
               What is my obligation?




 4 year scholarship – 4 years after internship.

 3 year scholarship – 3 years after internship.

 2 year scholarship – 2 years after internship.

 1 year scholarship – 2 years after internship.
DENTISTS
      What happens after a
  scholarship recipient graduates
       from Dental School?
 Go into practice at a state-of-the-art dental facility
 Advanced Education and General Dentistry
  (AEGD) or General Practice Residency (GPR)

 Postgraduate Education
   – Two-year residencies in comprehensive dentistry,
     endodontics, oral medicine, and orofacial pain
   – Three-year residencies in oral and maxillofacial
     pathology, periodontics, and prosthodontics
   – One-year fellowship in maxillofacial prosthetics
 Assignment of Navy Dentists
Number of Navy Dentists:1114
PHYSICIANS
   What happens after a scholarship
   recipient graduates from Medical
       School? Three Pathways:
 Navy Residency

 Civilian Residency

 Primary Care as a General Medical
  Officer
       4000 Navy Physicians
 1000 Navy Physicians in training at any
  given time!

 60 Navy residency programs with 895
  residency openings

 120 Fulltime Civilian Residency Positions
                       Navy Residencies
                                                                   Naval Medical Center San Diego
 7 Major ACGME accredited teaching
  hospitals
 Fully credentialed faculty
 Excellent national reputations
 Excellent resident to faculty ratio




                                       Naval Hospital Camp
                                       Pendleton, CA

                                                                 Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
Naval Hospital Pensacola, FL




                                                                 Naval Hospital Jacksonville, FL
  Naval Hospital Bremerton, WA   National Naval Medical Center
       Navy Residencies

Internal Medicine   Neurosurgery
General Surgery     Pathology
Neurology           Ophthalmology
Psychiatry          OB/GYN
Orthopedics         Aerospace Medicine
Urology             Emergency Med
ENT                 Family Medicine
Dermatology         Occupational
Medicine            Pediatrics
Preventive Med      Anesthesiology
Radiology
       Navy Residency Training
Navy ~ >95% 1st time Board Pass Rate
Civilian ~ 80 - 85%+ w/ > 3 yr ACGME accreditation in
averaged civilian residency program
Is Navy GME as good as civilian
           GME?
 Yes!!!
  – All Navy GME sites with maximum
    institutional accreditation
  – Over 85% of individual programs have
    maximum or near maximum program
    accreditation
  – Excellent 1st time Board pass rate in all
    specialties
  – FULL PAY AND BENEFITS!
Navy Graduate Board Pass Rate
   Civilian Deferment for residency

 Must “match” for a residency
 Must be a categorical “match” in a specialty
  the Navy needs in order to complete the full
  residency
 No pay or benefits from the Navy while in
  residency
 Does not incur any additional payback time
 Can an HPSP student choose to do
   either Navy or civilian training?
 All HPSP students apply to Navy Selection Board
   – List preferences – Navy residency or Civilian Residency

 Priority given to filling Navy internships – YOU WILL NOT BE
  “GIVEN” A RESIDENCY YOU DO NOT WANT – MUST COMPETE!

 Deferments are available for HPSP recipients to complete a
  civilian residency prior to active duty.

 If selected for full deferment won’t come on active duty until
  training completed (won’t have opportunity for GMO assignment).
GENERAL MEDICAL OFFICER
 General Medical Officer (GMO)
 Primary care physician who usually works in an
  operational area such as:
  –   Flight Surgeon
  –   Undersea Medical Officer
  –   Marines
  –   Construction Battalion
  –   Hospitals
  –   Clinics
  –   Overseas
  –   Ships
 TIME AS A GMO COUNTS TOWARD
  SCHOLARSHIP PAYBACK!
Placement after Medical School
         2005 - 349 GRADS
 Are all HPSP graduates required to
   do a ship tour after internship?
 No – only about 6% of graduating class will serve on a
  ship
  Do we pull people out of medical
 school or residency to go on active
                duty?
 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.
                 Why Navy?

 State of the art facilities
 Outstanding teamwork
 Fantastic Duty Stations
 Great Work Hours
 Outstanding Residency Programs!
 Shorter payback if you don’t pursue a residency
 You will KNOW what residency you will go to
  because you will compete for it!
 Your payback will be working in your specialty!
                             Benefits


   Full scholarship
   Competitive Pay
   PAID Fellowship and other specialty opportunities
   Full malpractice coverage
   No office concerns (manpower, equipment, real estate, billing etc.)
   No group buy-in
   Funded Continuing Medical Education (CME)
   Executive Medicine opportunities
   30 days paid vacation
   “Unlimited,” sick days with full pay and allowances
   20 year retirement program
   AND …….)
Benefits Cont.



 Duty Stations up and down both coasts and fantastic overseas
  locations!
 Travel on space available military flights
 Officers Club, golf courses, fitness centers, movies, etc., free or at
  reduced rates
 VA Guaranteed Home Loan – no down payment required when
  buying a home!
 Thrift Savings Plan – tax deferred growth of retirement investment
  up to $15,000 per year (similar to 401K)
 Veteran Status!
 Montgomery GI Bill – over $36,000 in education money after you
  get out of the Navy
     COMPETETIVE PROFILE
 Undergraduate GPA 3.00 and ABOVE
 Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) scores >23
  Dental Admission Test (DAT) scores >15
 Leadership.
Can I work for you??
Questions??
      What are you going to do?
   Medicine
   Dentistry
   Nursing
   Healthcare Administration
   Physical Therapy
   Pharmacy
   Lab officer
   Undecided
Scholarship Contact:
Active Duty
HM1 Chuckie Triana
(801)977-1101
(801)703-4539
Trianae@cnrc.navy.mil
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ERAS 2006 (Electronic Residency Application Service)
                                       Activity
    Mid – June:   ERAS 2007 Applicant Manuals will be available for PDF download
     by                      chapters or in its entirety on our Web site.
    Late June     Schools may begin to generate and distribute “MyERAS” tokens to
                             applicants.
    July 1st      MyERAS Web site opens to applicants to begin working on their
                   applications.
    July 15th     Osteopathic applicants may begin selecting and applying to
     Osteopathic                      Internship programs ONLY.
    Sep 1st       Applicants may begin applying to ACGME accredited programs
    Sep 1st                 ACGME accredited programs may begin contacting the
     ERAS PostOffice                  to download application files.
    Nov 1st                 MSPEs' are released.
    Dec           Military Match
    Jan           Urology Match
    Feb           Osteopathic Match
    Mar           NRMP Match results will be available.
    May           ERAS PostOffice will close to prepare for the 2008 season.
How does ERAS work?
    •Applicants receive an electronic Token from their assigned Dean's
    office, and use it to access the MyERAS Web site.
    •Applicants complete their ERAS application, select programs, assign
    supporting documents, and transmit their application to programs.
    •Schools receive notification of completed application, and start
    transmitting supporting documents: transcripts,
         letters of recommendation, photos, MSPE/Dean's Letters.
    •Examining boards receive and process requests for score reports.
    •Programs contact the ERAS PostOffice on a daily basis to download
    application materials.
    What is the make up of the
              class?
 Freshman

 Sophomore

 Junior

 Senior

 ROTC
            Match Process

 Receive guidance during 3rd yr
 Apply to both Navy and civilian match
 Navy match results out in December
 If selected for Navy, withdraw from
  civilian match
 If approved for deferment then continue
  with civilian match
      Navy Internships (GME-1)

Navy internships:
  Internal Medicine
  Pediatrics
   OB/GYN
  Family Medicine
  Surgery
    ENT
    Ortho
  Psychiatry
  Transitional
Training Opportunities in Unusual Medical
                Topics

   Tropical Medicine Course
   Cold Weather Medicine Course
   Combat Casualty Care Course
   Naval War College - College of Distance Learning
   Basic Medical Department Officers Course
   Clinic Management Course
   Hyperbaric Medicine Team Training Course
   Global Medicine Course
   Plans, Operations, and Medical Intelligence Course
   Marine Corps Mountain Wilderness Training
   Others
                Montgomery GI Bill
   Eligibility:
   -For applicants - $100 per month X one year.
   -Non-refundable!
   -must decline in writing
   -NOT Eligible if ROTC/Service Academy grad
         -Unless previously enlisted and paid into the program
   -Must have an Honorable Discharge
    -Eligibility expires 10 years after discharge
   -Full time students receive $1004/month up for up to 36 months
   -college fund - AKA "The Kicker"
         -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!
        GMO Scope of Practice

Mixed practice of
outpatient & emergency
room care of active duty,
dependents, retirees, and
all Department of
Defense beneficiaries
Navy Residency Training
CIVILIAN RESIDENCY
      TRAINING
                 Training During School

 One training session per year
   – First year is Officer Indoctrination School (OIS) or Research
     Clerkship
       OIS May be done before Medical School MS-1
   – After MS-2
       School orders (study for USMLE 1)
   – MS-3 & MS-4
       Teaching Hospital
   – Recommendations:
       Choose hospital/specialty in which you have most interest
       Arrange as early as possible

				
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