• US Navy Medicine training exercise

Hear from 1992 grad Captain James Reeves, MD (US Navy) about careers in military medicine. A psychiatrist, Captain Reeves directs the M33 Primary Care/Mental Health division of the U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine in the Washington, DC, area. Also learn about military scholarships to fund medical training.

Captain James Reeves, MD, US Navy graduated magna cum laude from Southwestern in 1992 with a major in biology and minor in history. He attended UT Health Science Center in San Antonio to earn his MD and went on to do his internship and residency in psychiatry at the University of North Carolina Hospitals, where he was chief resident. He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. 

During his naval career, Captain Reeves served two tours in Iraq and recently served as the US Naval Attache to Pakistan at the US Embassy in Islamabad, among other assignments. In 2015, Captain Reeves earned the Admiral Sears award for the Navy’s most outstanding psychiatrist. Currently, he leads the M33 Primary Care/Mental Health unit of the US Navy Bureau of Medicine and is a Clinical Associate Professor at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. 

Southwestern University supports learning wherever it takes place. The Center for Career & Professional Development contributes to the Southwestern University Student Life MOSAIC initiative by providing advising, programming and resources to help students develop as a whole person. This event helps you to:

  • Make Meaning of the Academic Experience
  • Shape Your Professional Identity