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    Program Benefits 

    General

    • $3,000 Moving Allowance
    • Monogramed lab coats, scrubs, and residency shirts provided
    • Reimbursement for out of town rotations
    • Free YMCA Membership
    • Annual Educational Allowance

    Education

    • $800 during your first year, $1,500 during your second and third.
    • The Newest MKSAP Version as well as a copy of Harrison’s Internal Medicine
    • We pay for the following examinations:
      • American Board of Family Medicine Certification Exam
      • Licensure Exams (USMLE and COMLEX)
    • As well as licensure and professional fees:
      • Mississippi state medical licensure
      • Training permits and renewals
      • State and Federal DEA registration/license fee
      • ACLS, PALS, and ATLS certification
      • Selected professional memberships (AAFP for example)

    Technology

    Each resident receives the following:

    • HP Revolves (portable laptop/tablets)
    • $60.00 Smart phone allowance
    • Digital access to online medical resources

    Facilities

    • Complimentary meals provided in the physician dining room in the hospital.
    • Lounge, call rooms, locker rooms, and individual work space in the hospital and clinic.
    • Dragon microphones are available at each resident work station.
    • Individual resident study space.
    • Wireless internet throughout hospital, clinic and offices.
    • Complimentary physician parking at both the hospital and clinic sites, with covered parking as needed.

    Vacation

    • 20 days annually
    • Maternity and paternity leave available

    Events

    • Annual Summer retreat to the Gulf coast
    • Annual Autumn cookout
    • Annual Christmas Party
    • Formal spring party to celebrate the year ending.

    Liability

    • Professional liability, life and long-term disability liability provided
    • Short-term disability available

    Insurance

    • Competitive insurance package includes health, dental, life, disability, vision, accidental, and pharmacy insurance is available for the resident and family at a reasonable rate.

    Tax sheltered annuity

    Tax-free health and dependent care spending accounts

    Credit Union membership

    Salary Summary

    • PGY – 1  $52,000
    • PGY – 2  $54,000
    • PGY – 3  $56,000


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