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SUBJ/FISCAL YEAR 2021 ENLISTED TO MEDICAL DEGREE PREPARATORY PROGRAM
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NARR/REF A IS BUMEDINST 1500.31, UNIFORMED SERVICES UNIVERSITY OF THE HEALTH
SCIENCES ENLISTED TO MEDICAL DEGREE PREPARATORY PROGRAM.
REF B IS NAVADMIN 177/17, NUCLEAR TRAINED SAILOR APPLICATIONS TO OFFICER
COMMISSIONING PROGRAMS AND MODIFICATION TO FY19 NUCLEAR LIMITED DUTY OFFICER
IN-SERVICE PROCUREMENT BOARD PROCESS.
RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN solicits applications and provides guidance for the
Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Enlisted to Medical Degree Preparatory Program (EMDP2).
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) and
the EMDP2 website at https://www.usuhs.edu/emdp2. 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 schools.
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-21 enrollment is
30 November 2020. Application packages must be received on or before the
deadline date. No additional documents or packages will be accepted after
this date. All application requirements are specified on the EMDP2 website
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-21 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-21 board will only consider nuclear- enlisted
candidates who have a conditional release included in their
8. Completed applications should be encrypted and e-mailed to the Office of
Recruitment and Admissions (EMDP2 Application) at EMDP2-
9. Point of contact is HMCS John W. Huckleberry II, Office of the Hospital
Corps, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, at (703) 681-8274 or via e-mail at
10. Released by Vice Admiral John B. Nowell, Jr, N1.//