As a Clinical Psychologist on the U.S. Army health care team, you’ll supervise and conduct direct patient care for Soldiers and their families. You may command medical units, perform staff functions in health support, conduct medical research and participate in education and training. Additionally, when you join the Army Medical Service Corps, you’ll be making a difference in the lives of our Soldiers and the country at large while gaining access to invaluable opportunities, like supporting humanitarian missions, leadership training and a competitive benefit package. Join us and work alongside professionals at the top of their fields while helping push the boundaries of clinical psychology.
Benefits may include:
Full-tuition scholarship with a monthly stipend and reimbursement of certain academic fees through the Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP) for students in an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited clinical or counseling psychology doctoral programs.
A 1-year Clinical Psychology Internship Program (CPIP) for students at one of five military medical facilities. Must meet educational requirements and application deadlines.
A 1-year Clinical Psychology resident program for students at one of five military medical facilities through the Clinical Psychology Post-Doctoral Supervision Program for licensure.
Repayment of qualified education loans to lending institution, paid annually over a maximum of 3 years while serving for qualifying medical specialties
Based on your medical specialty, you may be eligible for an accessions bonus
No-cost or low-cost medical and dental care for you and your family
Travel opportunities, to include humanitarian missions
30 days of paid vacation earned annually
Commissary and post exchange shopping privileges
Enrollment into the Uniformed Services Blended Retirement System
Specialized training to become a leader in the military medical community
Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology or other subspecialty from an accredited program acceptable to the Surgeon General
Current, unrestricted license for practice
Must be between 21 and 42 years of age