Salaries & Benefits
|PGY Year ||Salary ||Vacation ||Sick ||CME |
|First Year ||$44,464 ||12 days ||5 days ||plus $500 |
|Second Year ||$46,718 ||3 weeks ||12 days ||5 days plus $750 |
|Third Year ||$48,553 ||3 weeks ||12 days ||5 days plus $1,000 |
All meals are provided to those on call. Lunch is provided during Wednesday Noon Conference sessions.
Term life insurance is provided, valued at one and one half times salary. Health insurance through Group police is provided to the residents. An occurrence-type liability police covers each resident.
Medical license application and registration fees are paid for residents as they complete their first year.
The Residency is committed to the goal of personal as well as professional development. A two and one half-week orientation introduces the intern to the program and builds a cohesive group identity among the interns. Retreats, parties and end of year activities are also planned. Residents are excused from rotation responsibilities to attend certain departmental functions.
Each resident is assigned an advisor. Advisors are responsible for working with each resident to formulate an “educational problem list” and a plan to meet it. The advisor serves as the residents’ advocate in the educational system and assists in planning and arranging electives. Advisors review performance and evaluations with the resident’s quarterly.
The Program provides procedure and diagnosis books, which must be turned in monthly for tabulation of clinical experiences. This documentation insures that rotational sites are providing an optimal education opportunity and assists the residents in obtaining hospital privileges when entering practice after graduation.
Second and third-year residents are permitted to moonlight with prior approval, if they have obtained a full Georgia Medical License.