Pilots, aircrew and special duty operators are exposed to extreme environments in air, space and battle. As an Air Force Flight Surgeon, you will serve as the primary care physician for these extraordinary Airmen. You will also lead a dedicated team of specialized experts to develop, manage and implement preventive practices to keep our Airmen flying.
- The Air Force benefits package is unparalleled in the civilian world. Benefits include:
- 30 days of vacation with pay each year
- Outstanding healthcare coverage for you and your family
- Tax-free food and housing assistance
- Generous retirement program
- Continuing medical education opportunities
- Free or low-cost world travel opportunities
Serve as an active-duty Air Force officer in the Medical Corps. To be considered, you must meet the following requirements:
- Completion of a U.S. residency at a fully accredited residency program with subsequent board certification in that primary specialty
- Board certification must be current and in a primary care specialty such as family, emergency, pediatrics, internal medicine or by ABPM and must show proof of primary care privileges for the 12 months directly preceding commissioning.
- Completion of a flight physical (USAF Flying Class II)
- Completion of the Aerospace Medicine Primary (AMP) course (~9 weeks)
- Completion of five-and-a-half-week Commissioned Officer training course in Montgomery, AL
- Must be between the ages of 18 and 47
- Must be willing to relocate
About the Air Force
The mission of the U.S. Air Force is to fly, fight and win in air, space and cyberspace. We live by three core values: integrity first, service before self and excellence in all we do. The Air Force offers hundreds of careers from healthcare to engineering in order to serve the American people and provide precise and reliable global vigilance, reach and power for the nation.