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Family and Community Medicine




Benefits We Offer

Residents have the opportunity to obtain membership at Bernard Johnson Student Recreation Center, where you can work out on the latest fitness equipment, swim in the Olympic-style pool, play raquet ball on one of the four racquet ball courts, or take a climb on the 30-foot rock climbing wall.

Graduate Medical Education Stipends

Post-Graduate Level Annual Salary Monthly Salary
First Year $47,411.00 $3,950.92
Second Year $48,923.00 $4,076.92
Third Year $50,629.00 $4,219.08


  • Health Insurance - UK credit for plan and coverage level chosen (see web site for health plan options: for health insurance rates.)
  • Disability insurance after twelve months of employment
  • Life Insurance
    • One times stipend coverage at no cost.
    • Optional coverage up to five times stipend.


  • First year = two weeks
  • Second year and above = three weeks
  • Eight holidays and four holiday bonus days
  • Non cumulative five personal days each year
  • *In accordance with University policy or in compliance with ABFM requirements.


  • Kentucky dental/medical licensure
    • Dental - Original cost plus yearly renewal
    • Medical - Original cost for Residency Training (R) or Institutional Practice (IP)
    • License plus yearly renewal
  • Membership in American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and Kentucky Academy of Family Physicians (KAFP)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) recertification, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Neonatal Resuscitation Certification (NRP)
  • Continuing medical education allowance

U.K. Activities

  • Staff/student ID and activities cards are available for purchase
  • Athletic activity card for significantly discounted tickets to UK athletic events
  • Free and discounted tickets to University cultural events
  • Discounts on books and computer equipment via UK stores

Other Benefits

  • Parking permit for "E" parking areas
  • $ put into account for in-house call meals
  • Three lab coats per year
  • Individual beeper

Residents are not eligible for the University's retirement plan (matching contribution); however, residents may contribute to the voluntary retirement plan.

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