CARING FOR KIDS
A crucial part of supporting Airmen is helping them care for their families, especially their children. Providing care for infants, children and adolescents, Pediatricians manage the physical, mental and emotional well-being of their patients. Whether they’re conducting a routine checkup or treating illness or injury, these specialists play a critical role in keeping their patients happy and healthy through every stage of development.
- Examine, diagnose and treat diseases and injuries of infants and children
- Prepare and review case histories for patients
- Manage pediatric services using a variety of resources
- Coordinate pediatric services with other medical activities
- Instruct interns and residents in proper diagnostic and treatment procedures for infants and children
MINIMUM EDUCATIONDoctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from an approved school of medicine or osteopathic medicine
- Completion of a residency or fellowship in pediatrics
- Completion of 5.5-week Officer Training School course
- Must be between the ages of 18 and 48
TRAINING & EDUCATION
How do we transform you from the civilian sector to a leader and an Officer in the Air Force? From education to continued training, your Air Force path is here.
OFFICER TRAINING SCHOOL
MILITARY TRAINING LOCATION
Maxwell AFB AL
- INTERESTS & SKILLS
TAKE A BREAK
Flights and 30-days vacation with pay each year.