Enlisted to Medical Degree Preparatory Program (EMDP2)

ADM Contact

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
4301 Jones Bridge Road
Bethesda, Md. 20814
Cmd. Sgt. Major (Ret)
(301) 295-3198
Gustavo Ruiz
(301) 295-9204
Jennifer Aguilar
(301) 319-0590

Uniformed Services University

EMDP2 Application Procedures

EMDP2 Eligibility Criteria

This program is designed to immerse service members in a two-year comprehensive curriculum that includes academic coursework, MCAT preparation, clinical exposure, and mentoring. The EMDP2 Program does not offer a separate MCAT preparation track.

This program is intentionally structured to offer the greatest impact on a student's medical school competitiveness. If you have successfully completed the premedical prerequisite courses in a traditional classroom setting with a grade of B or higher at a U.S. college or university, you will be offered the opportunity to enroll in more advanced science classes. You must enroll for the full two years.

This is not a degree completion program. You must have obtained a baccalaureate degree from an accredited U.S. college or university to enroll in the EMDP2 Program.

 No, this program is not limited to any specific military occupational specialty.

No, you may apply with any undergraduate major.

The age limits for this program will be determined by the services.

EMDP2 Program Information

Participants in this program will be eligible for and encouraged to apply to the Health Professions Scholarship Program.

Participants in the EMDP2 Program will be required to apply to the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and encouraged to apply to civilian medical schools.

Participation in this program constitutes a PCS to the Washington, DC area. Family member travel will be authorized.

If accepted into this program, you will remain on active duty. You will be assigned to the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and will continue to receive active duty pay and benefits. You will not be commissioned while enrolled in this program.

A service member who does not complete the program will return to his/her respective service for re-assignment based on the needs of the service.

 The Services (Army, Navy, Air Force) will determine the incurred commitment and will publish this information in their program announcements.

No, completion of this program does not guarantee acceptance to the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.

Yes, relocation expenses will be paid by your service.

 The program is expected to continue and to accept candidates in future years.