Benefits

The Memorial/LSUHSC Family Medicine Residency Program offers an excellent salary and benefits package:

Annual Salary
Post Graduate Year 1 - $50,018
Post Graduate Year 2 - $51,695
Post Graduate Year 3 - $53,463

Benefits
Housing Allowance - $5,400/yr. (Paid $450/mo.)
Intern Moving Expenses- $1,500
USMLE Step 3- $945
Licensing Fees Paid
Medical Health Insurance Coverage for resident and dependents through LSUHSC-NO

Annual Leave
Post Graduate Year 1 - 3 Weeks
Post Graduate Year 2 - 4 Weeks
Post Graduate Year 3 - 5 Weeks

CME, Travel and/or Book Allowance
Post Graduate Year 1 - $1000/yr.
Post Graduate Year 2 - $1000/yr., 5 CME days
Post Graduate Year 3 - $1000/yr., 5 CME days

Moonlighting
Moonlighting is allowed for second and third year residents. Per ECFMG, J-1 residents are not allowed to moonlight.

Important Fact
Although our program is affiliated with Louisiana State University, all program funding is provided by Lake Charles Memorial Hospital therefore state funding does not affect our program annually.

Lagniappe Benefits
Training
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Pediatric Advanced Life Support
Advanced Trauma Life Support
Neonatal Advanced Life Support
Personal laptop
Lab coats (two for incoming residents then one per year)
Meals (while on duty)
Medical Malpractice Insurance
Membership Dues
American Academy of Family Physicians
Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians
Parking

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