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Top 10 Specialties in the Army Medical Corps

The Army Medical Corps offers great benefits to those in more than 50 medical specialties, including career advancement and the opportunity to serve the country. So what are some of the specialties needed in the Army Medical Corps?

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  • 10 Important Facts About Army Medical Training

    10 Important Facts About Army Medical Training

    The phrase "Army medical training" may spark memories of the '70s TV show MASH, or even real-life combat medics working amid peril or airlifting the injured to safety. True, these trained professionals do brave war zones, but they also do much more. See more »

  • 10 Ways Army Doctors Prevent Troop Illnesses

    10 Ways Army Doctors Prevent Troop Illnesses

    On the battlefield, something as simple as the flu can spell disaster for soldiers, and they often face much more exotic pathogens. Thus, one of a U.S. Army doctor's main goals is preventing troop illness. But how? See more »

  • Are Army medics and doctors on the front lines?

    Are Army medics and doctors on the front lines?

    In the U.S. Army, new enlistees who want to save lives may find their calling as medics, and seasoned doctors pledge years of their life to saving men and women in uniform. But are Army medics and doctors on the front lines? Do they face enemy fire? See more »

  • Can civilians become doctors in the U.S. Army?

    Can civilians become doctors in the U.S. Army?

    If you want to serve your country and pursue your dreams of a medical career at the same time, do you have to enlist in the U.S. Army, or can you serve as a civilian doctor? See more »

  • Do Army doctors and medics carry weapons?

    Do Army doctors and medics carry weapons?

    Army combat medics and doctors aren't just trained to save lives in a combat zone; they're also trained soldiers. So do they carry weapons like other soldiers do? See more »

  • Ethics of Multiculturalism in Military Medicine

    Ethics of Multiculturalism in Military Medicine

    Military physicians have a lot to consider -- serving patients and their country while balancing ethical concerns, without disrespecting anyone's customs or beliefs. And you thought med school was tough. See more »

  • Fact or Fiction: Preventive Medicine in the Army

    Fact or Fiction: Preventive Medicine in the Army

    A lot of preventive medicine in the U.S. Army is similar to civilian medicine, but when troops are traveling to exotic locations or are out on the battlefield, they encounter illnesses that most of us don't have to worry about. Think you know a lot about preventive Army medicine? Test your knowledge with this quiz! See more »

  • How to Get Army Scholarships for Medical School

    How to Get Army Scholarships for Medical School

    Deciding to attend medical school is a serious decision and commitment of time and money. It’s not surprising that many students seek out ways to buffer this burden. Some seeks loans or scholarships, while others turn to the Army. See more »

  • The History of First Aid in the Army

    The History of First Aid in the Army

    Since humans learned to batter the body through warfare, we've striven to mend it with medical care. In fact, the battlefield served as a lab in which new medical techniques and advances were formed. So how has Army first aid changed over the years? See more »

  • Top 10 Specialties in the Army Medical Corps

    Top 10 Specialties in the Army Medical Corps

    The Army Medical Corps offers great benefits to those in more than 50 medical specialties, including career advancement and the opportunity to serve the country. So what are some of the specialties needed in the Army Medical Corps? See more »

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