Benefits and Salaries

Residents at The University of Tennessee Family Medicine Program-Jackson have an excellent benefits package including shared-cost health insurance, disability insurance, and educational stipends.

Table 1: Benefits and Salaries Information
 
Salaries
Educational Stipend
Disability
Total
Vacation Days
PGY-1
$48,600
$750
$600
$49,950
15
PGY-2
$50,400
$1,000
$600
$52,000
15
PGY-3
$52,000
$1,100
$600
$53,700
15

In addition to vacation days, residents receive 5 working days for CME and one week of leave at Christmas/New Years.

Insurance

The University of Tennessee provides a comprehensive insurance package including:

  • Health & Dental Coverage by Cigna. The University pays 80% of premiums.
  • Group Term Life Insurance of $50,000
  • Long Term Disability Insurance with several plans to choose from.
  • Liability insurance is provided through the Tennessee Board of Claims.

Uniforms

The program provides each resident with three lab coats for PGY-1 residents and three additional lab coats for PGY-II and III residents. A total of 9 lab coats during your residency.

Meals

Meals are provided for free at the hospital physician's dining room and there is also a stipend given to all residents to use in the hospital cafeteria when On-Call. In addition, our resident's lounge is stocked weekly with various breakfast foods, sandwiches, and snacks.

For more information about GME at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, visit the Graduate Medical Education website.

Jackson clinic

Contact Us

Family Medicine Residency Program-Jackson

294 Summar Ave
Jackson, TN 38301-3983
Phone: (731) 423-1932
Fax: (731) 410-0369