• Your Medical Expertise Could Take You Anywhere


    The U.S. Department of State is now hiring physicians to fill critical vacancies around the globe. The Department’s Bureau of Medical Services operates in more than 270 embassies and consulates worldwide and relies on skilled clinicians like you to carry out its mission.

    As a Regional Medical Officer, you will treat American diplomats and their families in overseas posts, often in medically austere locations. You will be challenged daily, and your flexibility and resourcefulness as a provider will be critical to your success. You will also get unmatched opportunities to provide hands-on, personalized care to patients, spending most of your working time in clinical settings.

    Prior family practice experience is vital to this role, and rural or solo practice experience is also useful. In some cases, emergency medical experience can be beneficial, though it’s not required.

    In addition to a competitive salary and government benefits, you will get the chance to immerse yourself in foreign cultures and support American diplomatic efforts while pursuing your passion.

    To view current openings and learn more about working for the U.S. Department of State as a Regional Medical Officer, visit careers.state.gov/med. You can also sign up for job alerts.



    U.S. citizenship is required. U.S. Department of State is an equal opportunity employer.