Residency Program Benefits

Residents earn a competitive salary and benefits package that included coverage for group health, dental, term life, accidental death and dismemberment and long-term disability. Optional benefits include supplemental life, accidental death and dismemberment insurance and tax-sheltered annuities (TIAA). Salary stipends are based on the year of the graduate and are reviewed annually to assure they are competitive.

All noon conferences are accompanied by a complimentary meal.

Post Graduate Year Annual Salary
PGY 1 $48,560
PGY 2 $50,161
PGY 3 $52,154


CME Allowance
Resident physicians are allowed up to five days per year for out of town educational conferences. The educational expenditure must have prior approval and the amount is determined by resident academic year.

Vacation/Sick Leave
Each resident is entitled to 15 days paid vacation each academic year. There are an additional 8 holidays each year; however, these holidays are not necessarily granted on the normally recognized holiday dates. Those official days are; Christmas, New Year's Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Memorial Day, Thanksgiving (2 days) and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The resident is allowed 10 days sick leave each academic year.

License Fees/Membership Dues
Alabama limited license fees, Alabama permanent license fees and USMLE Step 3 fees, American Medical Association, Medical Association of the State of Alabama, Dallas County Medical Society, and American Academy of Family Physicians fees are paid by Selma Family Medicine. The initial DEA certification number and ACLS, PALS & ALSO certification for interns are paid by Selma Family Medicine.

Malpractice Insurance
Full malpractice insurance, including "tail coverage" for the resident, is paid by Selma Family Medicine.

Lab Coats
Lab coat allowance of $150 is provided.

Moonlighting
Moonlighting privileges are extended to second and third year residents.