Mission

Are you ready to make a difference in military medicine?

For more than 30 years, HJF has committed to a singular mission: advancing military medicine. We were authorized by Congress to do this and serve as a trusted and responsive link between the military medical community, its federal and private partners, and millions of American service families, veterans and civilians who rely every day on the advances and quality of life that result from this work.

We use our mission understanding to create innovative solutions that are purpose-built for our partners’ goals.

At HJF, you will become an important part of a mission-driven team.

Science

HJF is moving into exciting new areas of science such as personalized medicine, genomics and bioinformatics. Our goals are to:

  • Predict and pre-empt disease
  • Mitigate and repair injury
  • Optimize performance and resilience
  • Generate personalized therapeutic options for service members and civilians

Research Programs

HJF is authorized by Congress to support research and education at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, and our customers also include other academic institutions, government programs and military medical endeavors.

We support hundreds of research projects, ranging from small bench-top projects to complex, multi-site programs. In the field and at our headquarters, our employees help advance studies in:

  • Infectious disease
  • Clinical and rehabilitative research
  • Combat casualty care
  • Traumatic brain injury, posttraumatic stress disorder and other mental health conditions
  • Performance optimization
  • Cancer