Fellowship Programs


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  • Benefits and Compensation

    Salary

    • Junior fellow - $39,300/year
    • Senior fellow - $47,800/year

    The fellowship appointment date is usually between July 1 and Sept. 1 with some flexibility.

    Leave

    The fellows receive 18 days personal leave and 12 days sick leave each year, as well as 10 holidays. Administrative leave is also provided for professional activities, such as conferences, continuing education and job interviews.

    Uniforms

    Two monogrammed white lab coats are provided by the department at no charge.

    Parking

    Free parking is provided at the family medicine outpatient clinics, UMMC, and at the community hospital, MS Baptist Medical Center (MBMC).

    Educational resources

    All new fellows are provided a competitive allowance per academic year for educational materials in compliance with UMMC policy. These materials could include membership dues, subscriptions and travel expenses related to conferences. Email, Internet access, and full library access to journals are provided at no cost through UMC Intranet Services.

    EPPP materials, including CDs and books, are provided to fellows to aid in preparation for written licensure examinations.

    Health insurance

    Fellows are eligible for comprehensive health insurance for a nominal fee and have the opportunity to purchase additional insurance for family members. There are additional insurance benefits for purchase as well.

    More information about the fellowship