F. Edward Hébert (Uniformed Services) Secondary Essay Prompts
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These prompts are from the 2021 Application Cycle and are unchanged from the previous cycle.
All prompts have a 1,500 character limit.
- Military and Public Health Medicine is a calling that is both rewarding and challenging. “America’s Medical School” is looking for the absolute best to serve all military and Public Health Service beneficiaries—service members, retirees, and family members. Please describe your motivation to learn and practice medicine with the U.S. military medical corps and/or the U.S. Public Health Service. | How to Answer Secondary Prompts about “Why Us”
- The F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine features a distinctive curriculum that meets all of the requirements for a high quality medical degree AND prepares students to be high-performing officers in the medical corps of the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force or Public Health Service. Please describe what in your research about our school and/or in your personal or family background attracts you to our institution’s unique mission and approach. | How to Write About How You Fit a Medical School’s Mission
- The F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine receives far more outstanding applications from potential students than we are able to admit in any given year. Our Admissions Committee likes to assemble classes of students with a diversity of backgrounds, skills, experiences and talents to care for our patients—many of whom have overcome impressive challenges while serving our country. Please describe a special quality or experience that will help you relate to our unique population and that will strengthen your class if admitted to “America’s Medical School.” | How to Write About Diversity in Your Secondary Essays
Primary Deadline: November 1, 2021
Secondary Deadline: Unknown (Try to turn your secondaries around within two weeks after receiving)
Secondary Fee: No Fee
FAP Waiver: N/A
CASPer Required: No
VITA Required: No
Screens Applications: No
Accepts Application Updates:
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine Mission:
The F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine is the Nation’s federal school of medicine and is committed to excellence in military medicine and public health during periods of peace and war. We provide 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. We serve the uniformed services and the Nation as a premier school of medicine 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.
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine Vision:
The F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine is the Nation’s medical school, recognized as the leader in the education of physicians and scientists to care for those in harm’s way in a rapidly evolving global frontier.
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine Values: