The Army Medical Specialist Corps (SP Corps) is made up of officers from four professional areas of concentration:
Occupational Therapists (65A)
Physical Therapists (65B)
Registered Dietitians (65C)
Physician Assistants (65D)
Members of the SP Corps have professional degrees and serve in active duty, reserve, and National Guard components. They develop dual careers as officers in the United States Army and as professionals in the medical fields. The SP Corps serves all around the world and at all echelons of the Army.
The SP Corps’ goals are to:
Enhance Soldier Health and Readiness
Leverage expertise to enhance leader development and talent management
Gain efficiencies and improve
Corps date back to July 27, 1775. The Continental Congress established the first Army Hospital at that time.