MEDICAL CORPS

Play a vital role in keeping Army personnel fighting fit. Enjoy an immensely fulfilling job filled with travel, adrenaline, and a great sense of pride. Treat casualties from the front line. Be a first responder to provide medical aid during disasters. Be a health ambassador abroad giving medical care to a community of refugees together with medical staff from other countries while on a United Nations deployment. Be a doctor like no other. Lead and serve. Join the Army Medical Corps.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead a platoon of medical personnel;
  • Train combat medics in Tactical Combat Casualty Care to bridge the gap between place of injury to hospital;
  • Treat civilians in affected communities;
  • Building and maintaining clinical skills in military hospitals;
  • Conducting medical research for the Army

How to be a Medical Officer Like No Other?


Step 1: Online Application
If you are a licensed physician at least 25 years of age but not more than 40 years of age on the date of appointment, apply here to become a member of the Medical Corps.

Step 2: Qualify
  1. Height not less than 5' 0"
  2. Natural-born Filipino Citizen
  3. Of good moral character
  4. Physically, mentally, and psychologically fit for active military service
  5. Must pass the AFP Service Aptitude Test (AFPSAT)
  6. You must be able to pass the Physical Fitness Test (PFT); See attached PFT Standard

Step 3: Train to be an Officer

    All doctors aspiring to join the Medical Corps need to pass the TASMOC program. Upon completion of said course, you will be a Captain (CPT) in the Regular Force upon compliance of all the desired requirements.

    Upon graduating, you will be assigned to a medical unit of the Army depending on your expertise. You will learn everything you need to know about your role as a Platoon Leader in the Army Medical Corps. Good luck and bring out the hero in you!

Degrees Suited for Medical Corps:
  • Medicine