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Residency Program Benefits

  • Salary as determined by IHL
  • $1,000 funds toward Step 3 and Board Exam and limited educational applications (over 3 years) * opportunity to receive performance incentive
  • Intern book package (valued at over $250)
  • Free email, e-journal and internet access
  • Vacation/personal leave: 18 days per academic year
  • Paid CME to the Family Medicine Update for PGY 3 residents
  • Conference time available each year of training
  • Monogrammed lab coats provided each year
  • Meals: Free breakfast and lunch at community hospital.
  • Meal vouchers provided for on-call shifts at UMMC
  • Health insurance: Mississippi State and School Employees' Health Insurance Plan administered by Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi, UMMC employee discounts
  • Professional liability coverage: covered by IHL/UMC
  • Paid subscription to American Family Physician Journal
  • Paid access to Challenger
  • Professional dues: Paid Membership in AAFP and MAFP
  • Certification courses: Paid ACLS, PALS
  • Private call rooms with computer, library and refrigerator
  • Orientation resident retreat
  • Web-based procedure documentation and evaluation system
  • Fitness centers: Access to UMMC Student Union, Baptist Healthplex and YMCA
  • Favorable rates for dental, health and life insurance plans for residents, spouses and children
  • Longitudinal Board review course