FISCAL YEAR 2020 ENLISTED TO MEDICAL DEGREE PREPARATORY PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT:
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COMMISSIONING PROGRAMS AND MODIFICATION TO FY-19 NUCLEAR LIMITED DUTY OFFICER
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RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN solicits applications and provides guidance for the
Fiscal Year 2020 (FY-20) Enlisted to Medical Degree Preparatory Program
2. The EMDP2 is a 2 year undergraduate education program open to Sailors of
all ratings who meet eligibility requirements in line with reference (a).
The EMDP2 is a partnership between the Uniformed Services University of the
Health Sciences (USUHS) and the Military Services to provide an opportunity
for highly motivated, academically promising enlisted Service Members. The
EMDP2 consists of intensive coursework, preparation and mentoring to prepare
students for application to medical school. Upon completion of the program,
successful students will be competitive for acceptance to U.S. medical
3. Selectees are assigned to the USUHS in Bethesda, MD for a 2 year period.
Individuals selected for the EMDP2 program will remain on active-duty while
completing coursework and will receive pay, allowances, benefits and
privileges of their current paygrade.
Selectees will receive permanent change of station orders to USUHS for the
entire length of the course. All school expenses (i.e., books, tuition,
labs, etc.) will be paid by USUHS for the entire length of the course.
4. Deadline for submission of applications for FY-20 enrollment is
1 November 2019. Application packages must be postmarked on or before the
deadline date. No additional documents or packages will be accepted after
this date. The selection board will convene in December 2019. All
application requirements are specified in reference (a).
5. Strict adherence to package submission requirements will be a primary
factor for selection. Applicants must review their package in its entirety
before submitting. A minimum score of good on the latest physical fitness
assessment and qualifying Scholastic Assessment Test/American College Test
scores are required.
6. This NAVADMIN does not modify any previous guidance contained in
reference (a) regarding selective reenlistment bonus.
7. Applicants assigned to a nuclear training command or who hold a nuclear
Navy enlisted classification (N13O, N13S, N14O, N14S, N15O, N15S, N16O, N16S,
N23O, N23S, N24O, N24S, N25O, N25S, N26O, N26S, N59X, N89X) must obtain
conditional release from nuclear field duty prior to submitting an EMDP2
application for consideration for the
FY-20 board in line with reference (b). To obtain a conditional release,
applicants must submit an Enlisted Personnel Action Request (NAVPERS 1306/7)
to the Nuclear Propulsion Program Manager (OPNAV
N133) via the detailer at Enlisted Nuclear Power/Submarine assignments (PERS-
403). The FY-20 board will only consider nuclear- enlisted candidates who
have a conditional release included in their
8. Applications should be mailed to:
Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
Office of the Hospital Corps (M00C5)
7700 Arlington Blvd
Falls Church VA 22042-5113
9. Point of contact is HMCM Joseph Rawson, Office of the Hospital Corps,
Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, at (703) 681-4334 or via e- mail at
10. Released by Vice Admiral John B. Nowell, Jr, N1.//