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The Memorial/ LSUHSC FMRP offers an excellent salary and benefits package:

Annual Salary

Post Graduate Year 1 - $54,815

Post Graduate Year 2 - $56,653

Post Graduate Year 3 - $58,591


Intern Moving Expenses- $1,500

USMLE Step 3 - paid expense

Licensing Fees - paid expense

Medical, dental, vision and life 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., 2 CME days

Post Graduate Year 2 - $1000/yr., 5 CME days

Post Graduate Year 3 - $1000/yr., 5 CME days


Moonlighting is allowed for second and third year residents with recommendations from the Clinical Competency Committee and approval of the Program Director. Per ECFMG, J-1 visa residents are not allowed to moonlight.

Lagniappe Benefits

  • Certification training
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics
  • Personal laptop
  • White 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
  • Louisiana State Medical Society
  • Calcasieu Parish Medical Society
  • Parking

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.

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For more information about the Lake Charles Memorial/LSUHSC Family Medicine Residency Program, or answers to any other questions, don't hesitate to call (337) 494-2023 .