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Medical Corps logo Medical Corps Doctors/Surgeons

Overview

Physicians, residents and medical school students can serve their state and country by commissioning into the New York Army National Guard as a Medical Corps Officer.

Job Duties

An Army Medical Corps officer is responsible for the overall health of Soldiers in the New York Army National Guard. In a combat role, the Medical Corps officer oversees the emergency medical management of casualties and makes sure Soldiers are combat ready when it comes to their overall health.

Am I eligible?

  • Current license to practice in the United States with no restrictions
  • No Pending Malpractice Cases
  • Age Requirement: under 60 years old
  • Medical Students must have an unconditional acceptance letter from an accredited Medical school in the United States
  • Be a U.S. Citizen

Incentives

  • Medical students and Residents: May be eligible for a stipend that is about $2,300 per month
  • Up to $100,000 (Cash Bonus) AND up to $250,000 in Loan Repayment
  • Direct Commission Opportunities.

Dental Corps logo Dental Corps Dentists

Overview

Dentists and dental school students can serve their state and country by commissioning into the New York Army National Guard as a Dental Corps Officer.

Job Duties

An Army Dental Corps officer is responsible for the dental health of Soldiers in the New York Army National Guard. In a combat role, the Dental Corps officer assists in the emergency medical management of casualties.

Am I eligible?

  • Current license to practice in the United States with no restrictions
  • No Pending Malpractice Cases
  • Age Requirement: under 60 years old
  • Dental Students must have an unconditional acceptance letter from an accredited Dental school in the United States
  • Be a U.S. Citizen

Incentives

  • Dental students: May be eligible for a stipend that is about $2,300 per month
  • Up to $100,000 (Cash Bonus) AND up to $250,000 in Loan Repayment
  • Direct Commission Opportunities

Army Nurse Corps logo Army Nurse Corps Nurses

Overview

Nurse Corps officers lead a nursing team that cares for Soldiers. As part of the Army Nurse Corps, they play an important role in improving the overall quality of life for Soldiers.

Job Duties

Army Nurse officers provide professional nursing care, services and health promotion in military health treatment organizations as Registered Nurses or Family Nurse Practitioners.

Am I eligible?

  • Current license to practice in the United States with no restrictions
  • Possess a BSN / MSN / FNP
  • No Pending Malpractice Cases
  • Age Requirement: under 48 years old
  • Be a U.S. Citizen

Incentives

  • Direct Commission Opportunities

Medical Specialist Corps logo Medical Specialist Corps Phsician Assistants

Overview

Physician Assistant (PA-C) work closely with Guard physicians and primary medical officers of your state command, infantry or other combat units.

Job Duties

Medical Specialist Corps officers are essential in treating and helping the overall health of Soldiers and their families.

Am I eligible?

  • Current license to practice in the United States with no restrictions
  • No Pending Malpractice Cases
  • Age Requirement: under 48 years old
  • Be a U.S. Citizen

Incentives

  • Up to $100,000 (Cash Bonus) AND up to $60,000 in Loan Repayment
  • Direct Commission Opportunities

Medical Service Corps logo Medical Service Corps Health Services, Laboratory Science, Preventive Medicine, Behavioral Health

Overview

Help the Guard’s medical services run smoothly in administrative and other functions such as behavioral health, medical planning and more.

Job Duties

Medical service corps officers command the medical service corps that treats and helps the Soldiers in a variety of areas:

  • Behavioral sciences: social workers, clinical psychologists and counseling psychologists
  • Health administration services
  • Preventive medicine sciences: environmental science/engineering officers

Am I eligible?

  • Current license to practice in the United States with no restrictions
  • No Pending Malpractice Cases
  • Age Requirement: under 60 years old
  • Be a U.S. Citizen

Incentives

  • Psychologist: Up to $80,000 (Cash Bonus) AND up to $250,000 Loan Repayment
  • Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW): Up to $60,000 (Cash Bonus) AND up to $75,000 Loan Repayment
  • Direct Commission Opportunities
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