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Psychiatrist

Overview: Military service members face unique pressures in addition to the challenges of daily life. Skilled Psychiatrists are essential in ensuring that service members and their families receive top-level evaluation and treatment of mental health issues that may arise.

Position: Officer

AFSC: 44PX

Specific Tasks:

  • Examine, diagnose and treat psychiatric disorders 
  • Manage and direct psychiatric services 
  • Serve as medical and psychiatric consultant to physicians, clinical psychologists and social workers   
  • Instruct interns and residents on psychiatry

Requirements:

For entry into this specialty:

  • Doctor of medicine degree or a doctor of osteopathy degree from an approved school of medicine or osteopathy 
  • Current enrollment in a psychiatry residency program acceptable to the Surgeon General, HQ USAF 

Training:

  • For those without a prior military service commission, the first step is completion of Officer Training School Abbreviated. This five-week course at Maxwell AFB, AL will familiarize you with military life, your role as an officer and military healthcare.