Stipends and Benefits

Methodist Family Medicine Residency Program

These estimated stipends and benefits may be adjusted periodically.

Stipend – 2015-2016

  • 1st year: $54,003.15
  • 2nd year: $55,294.65
  • 3rd year: $57,693.15
  • Chiefs: $57,693.15 (includes additional $3,000 for Chief duties)

Vacation

  • 1st Year: 15 days
  • 2nd Year: 15 days
  • 3rd Year: 15 days

Paid Holidays

  • July 4th
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
  • New Years' Day

CME

  • 1st Year: $300 for books
  • 2nd Year: $300 books, $1,800 for travel expenses, $850 for tuition, 5 CME days
  • 3rd Year: $300 books, $1,800 for travel expenses, $850 for tuition, 5 CME days

Sick Leave

  • 10 days per year

Maternity/Paternity Leave

  • Arranged as needed

Benefits

  • Malpractice insurance
  • Health insurance for physician and dependents (within Methodist Health System)
  • Tax Saver Plan ($2,000/per year)
  • Group life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Retirement matching after first year

Other Benefits

  • Meal tickets provided while on-call and for conferences
  • Lab coats provided – two for first year, one per year thereafter
  • Free parking at all facilities
  • Pager at no cost
  • Smartphone or Tablet allowance up to $400
  • Time off for USMLE/COMLEX exams
  • Fitness center membership
  • Membership to Dallas County Medical Society, Texas Medical Association, Texas Academy of Family Physicians, American Academy of Family Physicians, and the American Osteopathic Association (for osteopathic residents) provided at no cost
  • Moonlighting allowed on a per case basis
  • Registration paid for PALS and NRP, Re-certification for ACLS and BLS
  • Free online resources – First Consult, MD Consult, UpToDate