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Biomedical Sciences Corps development team convenes in August

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  • By Debbie Gildea
  • Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
The Biomedical Sciences Corps development team will convene Aug. 18-22 to consider qualified BSC officers for advanced academic degrees, Air Force Personnel Center officials said July 17.

Interested, eligible officers must submit an "intent to apply" email to AFPC by July 31.Updated, leadership-endorsed Airmen Development Plans must also be complete by Aug. 14.

To be considered, candidates at minimum must have completed rank-appropriate professional military education, have a passing fitness score, and have at least three years between completing one educational assignment and beginning the next.

In addition to 15 advanced academic degrees, 18 fellowship and five residency options are available ranging from a Ph.D in clinical social work to an optometry residency with the Department of Veterans Affairs.

For complete eligibility requirements and application instructions and more information about BSC opportunities, go to the myPers website. Select the assignment link under "Learn More About" and scroll down to the non-line officer assignments section. Information is also available at the Air Force Medical Service Knowledge Exchange.