Benefits – GME 2017-09-15T17:48:57+00:00


Resident Salary:
This program provides a competitive salary, with a comprehensive benefits package for residents enrolled in graduate medical education. Residents are provided with health insurance, vision, dental, prescription benefits, life insurance, disability insurance, and professional liability insurance. Resident salaries are below:

Level Annual Salary
PGY 1 $54,000
PGY 2 $56,000
PGY 3 $58,000

Health/Dental/Vision Insurance:
Residents are eligible to enroll in single or family coverage under the Health Reimbursement Account Plan, administered by United Medical Resources, during the first thirty (30) days of employment. Premiums are paid a month in advance, and coverage is carried through the last day of the pay period you work as an eligible employee. Health/Dental/Vision Insurance coverage becomes effective the first day of the month following your hire date. Additional information can be provided by contacting the Human Resources Office at 334-793-8001.

Child Care:
A child development center for children of SAMC personnel is located on the SAMC campus. Admission is open to eligible children, ages 6 weeks through 14 years.

Free parking is provided on the SAMC premises. Patrol of the facilities, unlocking doors, escort to vehicles, assisting with cars that will not start at night, helping with flat tires, lost and found department and general response to problems are part of the assistance provided by SAMC Security.

Access to appropriate food services is provided free of charge when on duty.

Exercise Facility Access:
The Living Well Fitness Center is adjacent to the SAMC campus and is available to SAMC employees for a reduced membership fee.

Lab Coats:
Residents are issued two white coats for their PGY 1 year and one each for PGY 2 and 3.

PGY-1 will have 10 vacation days per year
PGY-2 and PGY-3 will have 15 vacation days per year