Job ID: 289642544  |  Last Updated: 5/26/2020

Family Physician

Worldwide, NY
Applicant Contact
SSgt Sean Triglia
(347) 563-7604

Job Description

Thank you for taking the time to consider the U.S. Air Force Medical Service.

This position is an Active Duty Air Force Officer position, practicing as a Family Medicine Physician at a Military Treatment Facility.

The first-rate healthcare the Air Force provides isnt only for our Airmen; its also for their families. Family Medicine doctors are responsible for the continuing and comprehensive care of patients worldwide. From health maintenance and preventive services to behavioral and social needs, these specialists provide services that broadly encompass the treatment needs of their patients.

Qualification Basics

-U.S. Citizenship (No waivers)
-18-48 years of age. (Can be waived for older applicants)
-Pass a medical evaluation for military service
-Applicants must have current, valid, and unrestricted state medical license to submit an application (Interviewer will explain.)

Education & Training Requirements

-Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from an approved school for allopathic medicine or osteopathic medicine.

-Completed a residency in family practice or board certification by either the American Board of Family Practice or the Advisory Board of Osteopathic Specialties

Graduate Medical Education (GME).

Applicants must be in the final year OR have completed a US residency and/or fellowship accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education in the specialty to which applying.

Board Certification.

Board certification in the specialty in which applying is required. In a few instances, such as residents in their final year of residency training, this requirement may be waived.

Work Experience.

Applicants must have at least one year of active practice in their specialty within the last two years. In a few instances, such as residents in their final year of residency training, this requirement may be waived. Residents in their final year of residency training may have certain requirements waived that are either not possible (e.g., board certification) or not routinely accomplished by physicians at this stage of training (e.g., independent DEA license).

*If selected, you will complete a 5.5-week Commissioned Officer training course where you will receive professional leadership training.

Primary Responsibilities

Maintain comprehensive care for families that includes preventive medicine services, behavioral health and community healthcare
Determine the need for consultation and treatment provided by other specialists
Coordinate outpatient and inpatient services with other medical activities
Formulate medical training programs and instruct both medical and nonmedical personnel on a variety of health-related topics


Your effort and commitment is essential to our mission, which is why we provide our Airmen with a benefits package that is unparalleled in the civilian world:

Paid CME
No Malpractice Insurance
Humanitarian Entitlement
30 days of vacation with pay each year
Excellent healthcare coverage for you and your family
Food and Housing Allowance
A generous retirement program
Prestigious leadership, training and continuing education opportunities
Free or low-cost world travel opportunities
Fellowship opportunities
Special Medical Missions and Training (NASA, White House, Arctic, Aviation etc)
Excellent competitive starting salaries
So much more..

*Must be willing to locate.

Dear Physician,

The U.S. Air Force isn't just the world's most advanced air force in aerospace and space! Our professionals have been leading the way forward in the medical sector since 1947. We offer hundreds of career opportunities across all industries, and have multiple career pathways for physicians to choose from too. Whether you want to focus on being a clinician, executive, researcher, professor, or a combination of these roles, we have something for everyone at every career.

I've served almost 13 years now, and can personally attest that should cohesion between colleagues, patients, and yourself be important to your work environment, you'll be very satisfied knowing U.S. Air Force physicians and service member patients live by a core set of values: Integrity First, Service before Self and Excellence in All We Do. The core values are the ties that bind us together ensuring we're always poised for mission success in and out of the clinic.

For more reasons than can be listed here the U.S. Air Force continues to retain the highest quality of physicians the world has to offer. Don't just get a job after residency. Take your place amongst a globally dominating medical service.

SSgt Sean Triglia

Considering becoming the next service member on our world class medical team?
Contact SSgt Sean Triglia at 347-563-7604 or to have your questions addressed. I invite you to schedule an interview today to become a medical industry leader tomorrow.

Check out our videos with current physicians linked below!

U.S. Air Force Health Professions
26 Federal Plaza, Suite 30-131
New York, NY 10278
Cell: 347-563-7604
Office: 212-233-4560 x 202

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