Benefits & Stipends

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First Year

Second Year

Third Year


2019-2020 Stipends




Educational Time

3 days

5 days

5 days

Educational Resource Allowance




Focus on Resident Wellness & Resilience

  • Annual Resident/Faculty Retreat
  • Monthly Support Group Meetings
  • Resident Fun Days


  • Paid days to take the USMLE Step 3 / COMLEX Level 3

Training & Certification: Offered during Orientation

Recertification: Offered during Senior Resident Years

  • Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (BLS & ACLS)
  • Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) Training
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Training
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Training
  • Recertification for BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP offered during Senior Resident years.

Paid Membership(s)

  • American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
  • Illinois Academy of Family Physicians (IAFP)
  • American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
    • Annual dues paid by the Residency Program
    • Annual ABFM In-Training Examination and ACOFP In-Service Examination paid by the Residency Program

Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Provided in accordance with WSMC Policy

Extended Illness Bank (EIB)

  • Provided in accordance with WSMC Policy


  • Group Health Insurance
  • Group Dental Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Term Life Insurance
  • Professional Liability Insurance

Retirement Plan

  • 401(k) offered

Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Health Care Contribution
  • Dependent Care Contribution

White Lab Coats

  • Two white lab coats will be provided to each resident in the first year. One additional coat will be provided to each resident in year two and in year three. WSMC will provide laundering of lab coats.

Gym Membership

  • Free Membership at WSMC’s on-site Health For Life Employee Gym

Business Cards 

  • Provided

Meal Stipends for Call Coverage

  • An $11.50 meal stipend is provided to resident for each night they are on call at the medical center


  • Residents are allowed to park free-of-charge in the hospital parking garage and hospital parking lots

Click to view: 2019-2020 Sample Residency Agreement

Questions about our Family Medicine Residency? E-mail us: Program Administration [email protected] 

* PGY-3 Osteopathic Residents will receive an additional $1,000.00 that must be used to register for, and take, the American Board of Family Medicine Certification Examination in April of their third year of residency training.