Office of the Commandant
Office of the Commandant (OTC) establishes policies, procedures, and metrics to ensure quality of instruction and regularly engages with other branches and partners to pursue collaborative efforts in support of the training mission. OTC consists of the academic support and teaching departments providing initial and advanced enlisted medical skills training, leadership and clinical training for officers, and degree-granting healthcare programs from Associate through Doctorate.
Department of Aviation Medicine
The Department of Aviation Medicine (DAM) delivers high quality education and training on the multiple aspects of aviation medicine (AVMED) specialties to include residents in Aerospace and Occupational Medicine, and U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence aircrew members annually.
Contact the Department of Aviation Medicine at (334) 255-7409
Department of Clinical Specialties
The Department of Clinical Specialties (DCS) provides oversight of enlisted military occupational specialty (MOS) producing Campus Based Training courses, Army Nurse Corps (ANC) Area of Concentration (AOC) specialization courses, Hospital Based Training sites and all ANC entry, mid, and executive-level nursing professional development courses.
Contact the Department of Clinical Specialties at (210) 295-4423
Department of Force Health Protection
The Department of Force Health Protection (DFHP) consists of four divisions: Public Health, Veterinary Science, Dental Science, and Behavioral Health. DFHP provides professional education and training to build and enhance both tactical and technical competencies for the Army Medical Department`s Dental, Behavioral, Public Health, and Veterinary personnel of enlisted, warrant officer, officer, and select civilian personnel to build and sustain Army readiness.
Contact the Department of Force Health Protection: (210) 221-7508
Department of Graduate Education
The Department of Graduate Education (DGE) produces multiservice healthcare professional Officers through nationally-accredited Master`s and Doctoral degree education programs to meet Department of Defense requirements. These officers meet entry Area of Concentration qualification, attain advanced practice Skill Identifiers, or meet emerging capability requirements in medicine such as Holistic Health and Fitness that cannot be met from civilian program requirements.
The Campus Based Division comprises five two-phased degree programs with didactic and clinical elements and three single-phased degree programs with residency requirements in clinical settings.
The Hospital Based Division comprises Long Term Health Education and Training federally-funded programs for SP-Corps conducted entirely in Military Treatment Facility settings that are also teaching hospitals to attain terminal doctorate degrees and specialty credentials.
The Anatomy, Physiology, and Pharmacy Branch provides core training and education-level instruction and manages a Texas Anatomy Board-certified laboratory.
The Nutrition & Diet Therapy Branch provides educational support to multiple programs and runs the Joint Field Nutrition Operations Course.
Contact the Department of Graduate Education at (210) 221-7100
Department of Leader Training
The Department of Leader Training (DLT) creates Army Medical Department Leaders for the Army of 2030 by providing professional military education, doctrinal, and individual leadership training in order to execute Army Medicine’s mission in support of the operational force. We train officers and develop leaders who are conversant in the Army Health System to support the warfighter to win in Large Scale Combat Operations in contested multidomain environments. The Department consists of four divisions: Basic Officer Leaders Course (BOLC) Division, Captains Career Course (CCC) Division, Advanced Leadership Division, and Leadership Skills and Support Division. In addition to the Active and Reserve Component AMEDD BOLC and CCC, DLT executes the AMEDD Pre-Command Course, Division Surgeons Course, Brigade Healthcare Providers Course, and Forward Resuscitative Surgical Detachment (FRSD) Leaders Course. We provide Human Dimension training to include coaching, temperament development, conflict resolution, and other leader development training. DLT provides functional training in Medical Information Management (70D), Patient Administration (70E), Human Resources (70F), Plans/Operations/Intelligence/Security/Training (70H) and Logistics (70K), and trains all cadre for the Army Recovery Care Training Program.
Contact the Department of Leader Training at (210) 221-8213
Department of Operational Medicine
The Department of Operational Medicine (DOM) trains and educates a premier military medical force in support of our nation by serving as the comprehensive school which directs and oversees Army pre-hospital care and Field Hospital medical care training for Role I, Role II (Surgical) and Role III personnel. Our goal is to produce operationally technically competent Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Combat Medics, and future military medical leaders who support U.S. and Coalition Forces. The department is divided into two training divisions:
The Tactical Medicine Readiness Division trains and educates physicians, nurses, physician assistants, critical care flight paramedics, and senior combat medics in combat casualty care and prolonged casualty care initiatives.
The Combat Medic Division trains and educates Army Combat Medics for Multi-Domain Operations from Advanced Individual Training (Combat Medics) to Combat Paramedics, Critical Care Flight Paramedics and Advance Leadership.
Contact the Department of Operational Medicine at (210) 221-9646
Academics Support Departments
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Borden Institute, The Medical Journal, and Medical Soldiers Outlook
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Professional Education and Training Department
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