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Base Salary

Salaries for the incoming PGY1, PGY2, and PGY3 residents:

PGY1 base: $55,080 /year  

PGY2 base: $56,700/year    

PGY3 base: $58,400/year   

  • Health Insurance with favorable rates for dental, health and life insurance plans for residents, spouses, and children

  • Optional benefits include supplemental life, accidental death, long-term disability, and short-term disability

  • Discount membership available at Jackson Wellness Center

  • Employee discounts available to several establishments

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Meals at hospital when on duty

  • Free employee parking

  • On-Call Sleep Rooms

  • Monogrammed Lab Coats provided each year

  • Taxi voucher program

  • CME: $500 (PGY1) / $1,000 (PGY2) / $1,500 (PGY3) for educational expenses only

  • $1,000 funds toward Board Exam (1 testing)

  • Moving expenses up to $1,500 is reimbursed with proper receipts provided to Program Coordinator

  • Paid CME to the Alabama Academy of Family Medicine Update (Annual Meeting) for PGY 3 residents

  • ​Free email, e-journal, and internet access

  • Vacation/personal leave: Each resident is entitled to 15 paid vacation/personal days each academic year. There are an additional five holidays each year; however, these holidays are not necessarily granted on the normally recognized holiday dates. Those official days are:

  1. Christmas Day

  2. New Year’s Day

  3. July 4th

  4. Labor Day

  5. Thanksgiving Day

  • Professional liability coverage: covered by Jackson Hospital

  • Certification courses: BLS, ACLS, PALS

  • Private call rooms with computer, library, and refrigerator

  • Web-based procedure documentation and evaluation system

  • Access to practice Board review questions

Malpractice Insurance
Our practice provides all malpractice insurance for the residents for all work done in connection with the Jackson Hospital & Clinic Family Medicine Residency Program.

Moonlighting is limited to the second- and third-year residents who are fully licensed in Alabama.

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.

Licensing Fees and Membership Dues

Fees associated with the Alabama limited license, Alabama permanent license and USMLE Step 3, along with membership for the American Medical Association (AMA), Alabama Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), Medical Association of the State of Alabama (MASA), Montgomery County Medical Society and American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) are all paid by Jackson Hospital & Clinic Family Medicine.  Our program also pays for interns’ initial DEA certification numbers and certification in advanced cardiac life support (ACLS), pediatric advanced life support (PALS) and advanced life support in obstetrics (ALSO).


JHC-FMRP utilizes an electronic health record system. While in residency training each resident is provided with a laptop computer that will allow residents to chart patient office visits during clinics and access clinic and hospital data while off campus.

Preventive Health Program

Hepatitis B immunization, TDaP, MMR, Influenza, and any other vaccine required by policy are provided at no cost to residents.

Varicella immunization is provided at no cost to residents who have not had chickenpox.

COVID vaccinations are available at no cost to residents.

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