Family Medicine Resident Benefits

2022-2023 Stipend Rates

First year: $61,281

Second year: $63,167

Third year: $65,313


Benefits

The following is a list of benefits for the eight University of Minnesota family medicine residency programs.

Duluth, Methodist, and St. Cloud benefits may vary. Contact the program directly for specifics.

INSURANCE AND HEALTH COVERAGE

For more information, please see University of Minnesota Office of Student Health Benefits.

  • Health insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Life insurance
  • Disability (short- and long-term)
  • Malpractice insurance

PAID TIME OFF (PTO) AND LEAVES

  • Paid time off (PTO)
    Twenty-one days per contract year. Designed to cover vacations and unexpected absences not covered by paid leave.
  • Additional Paid time off
    COVID illness for trainee or child(ren), bereavement (3-5) days, jury duty, court appearances, voting, and holiday (depends on rotation).
  • Parental leave
    Upon request, a resident may take six weeks of paid leave related to the birth, adoption, or gestational surrogacy of a child. The parental leave will begin at a time requested by the resident but not more than two weeks before the due date or adoption event and no later than thirteen weeks after the birth or adoption event. Must be uninterrupted and consecutive during the term of residency.
  • Unpaid leave - May extend residency and postpone board eligibility.
    • Extended periods of leave available with FMLA.
    • Other unpaid leave at program director’s discretion.

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND CONTINUING EDUCATION

Business expense allocation

  • Up to $1,000 reimbursement per year for conference expenses, medical association memberships, web-based courses, clinical textbooks and medical journals, and educational or clinical software. 

Continuing medical education

  • Three to five days per year at program director’s discretion

Exams

  • Reimbursement for the USMLE Step 3 or COMLEX-USA Level 3 exams if taken during residency

Department grand rounds

  • Topics of relevance to family medicine presented in an academic context
  • View our grand rounds schedule

Life support courses

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Basic Life Support
  • Neonatal Resuscitation

Prenatal/newborn elective

  • Two- to six-week elective—may be taken by residents who have a child born or adopted during residency

Programmatic courses

  • We sponsor a variety of hands-on, one- to two-day programmatic courses. Topics include obstetrics, sports medicine, leadership and finance, sexual medicine, and more. Some are required for residents to take and others are optional.

Global Family Medicine

  • Elective curricular experience where residents participate in international experience 

Fellowship opportunities after residency

Faculty development programs

Residents who join our faculty after residency can benefit from the following training programs:

RESEARCH AND SCHOLARSHIP

RESIDENT WELL-BEING RESOURCES

 

PRACTICE-RELATED BENEFITS AND REIMBURSEMENTS

DEA registration

  • Fee reimbursed during residency

Minnesota license

  • Permit and licensure application fee paid during residency

Moving allowance

Uniforms

  • Lab coats provided

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA PERKS

U Card is required to access some of these benefits. It is your official University of Minnesota ID.

Technology discounts

Fitness membership

Resource for global information, innovation, and collaboration

Library system

University events

  • Receive discounted tickets for some University of Minnesota sports, theater, and cultural events

LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAMS

Eligibility while in residency is contingent on state funding and clinic location.

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