2nd Lt. Gilberto Nieves takes a close look at parasites during a laboratory session at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Md.

At the foundation of the 246 years of AMEDD success is the exceptional developmental training of Army Medicine professionals. This training includes a federally funded university as well as partnerships with civilian private and public universities.

AMEDD’s Graduate Program in Anesthesia Nursing

Another highly recognized program is the U.S. Army Medical Department Center and School's Graduate Program in Anesthesia Nursing which was ranked as the #1 “Best Graduate Nursing Anesthesia Programs” for 2011 by U.S. News & World Report. The Army's anesthesia nursing program is among 12 graduate programs under the Academy of Health Sciences at the U.S. Army Medical Department Center and School. The program holds an impressive 100 percent pass rate for board exams, a factor that U.S. News & World Report took heavily into account when determining its rankings.

The U.S. Army Graduate Program in Anesthesia Nursing is open to active duty, reserve and civilian nurses who meet application requirements. For more information visit http://www.northeastern.edu/bouve/nursing/add/armyprograman.html, or to learn more about Army Nurse Corps benefits and opportunities visit healthcare.goarmy.com.

Army-Baylor Graduate Program

Working together with Baylor University the Army-Baylor Graduate Program in Health and Business Administration, Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, offers seven master’s and doctoral programs, the oldest of which celebrated its 60th anniversary this year. Since 1951, students at Fort Sam Houston have participated in a master’s program in healthcare administration before going on to serve in military hospitals and clinics at home and abroad.

Army Medicine’s strategic partnership with Baylor has resulted in the development of one of the most highly regarded health administration programs in America. This program is consistently ranked among the nation’s best healthcare management programs by U.S. News and World Report; in the most recent listing, released in March, the collaboration ranked No. 11 out of more than 200 similar programs, its highest ranking ever. For more information visit http://www.baylor.edu/graduate/mha/index.php?id=69059.

Uniformed Services University

The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences is the Nation's federal health sciences university and is committed to excellence in military medicine and public health during peace and war. It provides the Nation with health professionals dedicated to career service in the Department of Defense and the United States Public Health Service and with scientists who serve the common good.

USUHS serves the uniformed services and the Nation as an outstanding academic health sciences center with a worldwide perspective for education, research, service and consultation; we are unique in relating these activities to military medicine, disaster medicine and military medical readiness. For more information visit http://www.usuhs.mil/admissions.html.

The Army Health Care Team is one of the largest comprehensive systems of health care in the country. It's made up of six corps, (Dental, Medical, Medical Service, Medical Specialist, Nurse and Veterinary) each with a specific function. To find out more about the six corps and a career as an Army medical provider visit the Army Health Care Corps website at: http://www.goarmy.com/amedd/army-health-care-corps.html

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