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Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine

Medical School Admissions

Admissions Policies and Procedures

Details on the policies, preferences, criteria, factors, and procedures used in the admission process. Data appear as originally submitted by this school.

The SOM is a federal institution which does not give any preference to in-state residents. The Admissions Committee evaluates grades, MCATs, clinical work, extracurricular activities, work experience, motivation for military medicine and interviews. Interviewed applicants must pass a medical examination and security clearance to be eligible to attend the SOM as a commissioned officer.

Admissions Information

Director of admissions  Joan C. Stearman
Application fee  $0
AMCAS application accepted  Yes
AACOMAS application accepted  No
Applications accepted  June 2 (Begins)
November 15 (Ends)
Secondary application required  Yes
Personal interview required  Yes
Regular application acceptance notification  October 15 (Begins)
August 3 (Ends)
Students must respond to offer of admission within (weeks)  2
Deferred entrance available  Yes
Deposit to hold place in class due  N/A
Early decision plan offered  No
Early decision application period  N/A
Early decision plan notification date  N/A
Starting month (class of 2015-2016)  June

MCAT Scores, GPA, and Course Work Requirements

Median undergraduate GPA  3.60
Oldest MCAT considered  2012
Median MCAT Scores  31 MCAT total score
10 verbal reasoning
11 physical sciences
11 biological sciences
Q writing
Required undergraduate course work
biology inorganic (general) chemistry
English physics
organic chemistry calculus

Combined Degree Programs

Combined degree programs offered  M.D./Ph.D.
Combined college/M.D. program offered  No
Number of years to complete combined college/M.D. program  N/A
Combined college/M.D. program URL  N/A

* Medical School Admissions details based on 2013 data

Medical School Academics

Program Offerings

AIDS internal medicine
drugs/alcohol abuse pediatrics
family medicine women's health
geriatrics

Student/Patient Interaction

How often do first-year students come into contact with patients through the school curriculum?  Very frequently
Are there opportunities for first- or second-year students to work in community health clinics?  Yes
Do all students spend time with community practicing physicians in community-based, ambulatory settings during the course that teaches basic clinical skills (e.g., history taking/physical diagnosis)?  No
Do all students spend time with community practicing physicians in community-based, ambulatory settings during an introductory course aimed at introducing students to medical practice?  No

Stress Relief Services Offered

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school.)

Services
expanded-hour gym access
professional counseling
religious support
support groups

Faculty

Full-time faculty-student ratio  5.1:1
Full-time faculty  3,556
Part-time faculty  7
Full-time faculty in basic sciences  149
Part-time faculty in basic sciences  3
Full-time faculty in clinical program  3,407
Part-time faculty in clinical program  4

2013 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Grants

NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions)  $40.1
NIH-funded grants received by medical school and affiliated hospitals  56
Principal investigators (PIs)  38
Full-time faculty working on NIH research grants  38

Teaching Hospitals

Primary teaching hospitals affiliated with this medical school where clinical teaching or training is carried out.

Hospitals
Madigan Army Medical Center Tripler Army Medical Center
Naval Medical Center Portsmouth Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Naval Medical Center San Diego Wright Patterson Medical Center
San Antonio Military Medical Center

Curricula Descriptions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school.)

Four-year program curriculum

The School of Medicine's (SOM) curriculum is designed to graduate competent, compassionate, dedicated physicians to serve beneficiaries of the military and the public health service. The SOM places emphasis in areas critical to the uniformed physician: Trauma and Emergency Medicine, Infectious Disease and Parasitology, Humanities and Behavioral Sciences and Principles of Leadership and Teamwork.

United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE)

Step 1: Number of students examined  168
Step 1: Percent passing  96%
Step 1: Average score  218
Step 2 (Clinical Knowledge): Number of students examined  154
Step 2 (Clinical Knowledge): Percent passing  99%
Step 2 (Clinical Knowledge): Average score  230

Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination (COMLEX-USA)

Level 1: Number examined  N/A
Level 1: Mean 3-digit score  N/A
Level 1: Mean 2-digit score  N/A
Level 2-CE: Number examined  N/A
Level 2-CE: Mean 3-digit score  N/A
Level 2-CE: Mean 2-digit score  N/A
Level 3: Number examined  N/A
Level 3: Mean 3-digit score  N/A
Level 3: Mean 2-digit score  N/A

* Medical School Academics details based on 2013 data

Medical School Ranking

Research Ranking Scores

Score  41
Peer assessment score (out of 5)  3.0
Residency directors assessment score (out of 5)  3.4
NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions)  $40.1
NIH research grant funds per faculty member (in thousands)  $11.28

Primary Care Ranking Scores

Score  54
Peer assessment score (out of 5)  2.8
Residency directors assessment score (out of 5)  3.6
Graduates entering primary care specialties (2011-2013 average)  44.0%

Ranking Admission Statistics

Median undergraduate GPA  3.60
MCAT total score  31
Acceptance rate  11.0%
Full-time faculty-student ratio  5.1:1
Total medical school enrollment  691

* Medical School Ranking details based on 2013 data

Medical School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director  N/A
Financial aid phone  N/A

Expenses

Tuition

Full-time: $0 (in-state)
Full-time: $0 (out-of-state)

Required fees  $0
Room and board  $0
Average indebtedness of 2012 graduates who incurred medical school debt  $0

Financial Aid Availability

Students receiving any financial aid  0%
Students receiving loans  0%
Students receiving grants/scholarships  0%
Students receiving work study  0%

 

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