Family medicine residents receive a variety of benefits for the term of their residency training at Kootenai Clinic Family Medicine Residency.
Salary – 2014-2015
- R1 $54,075
- R2 $56,650
- R3 $59,225
21 Days of Leave Each Year
Up to five working days during second or third year of residency to attend approved educational programs. Educational stipend of $600/ year is available.
Sick Leave, Maternity Leave, Paternity Leave
The Family Medical Leave Act of 1993 requires that up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave may be taken. However, we also comply with the American Board of Family Medicine regulations. Residents are required to make up any one-month or longer absence from the program at the end of the three-year training period before they may take the family medicine board certification exam.
Thus, 12 weeks of unpaid leave may be taken in accordance with the Family Medical Leave Act, but the resident may be unable to take their board certification exam for at least six months after the completion of residency training.
Professional Liability Insurance
Provided by Kootenai Health for the duration of training.
Health and Other Insurance
Eligible for individual or family medical and dental insurance, as well as short- and long-term disability and life insurance, through Kootenai Health.
Provided to residents during time spent in the hospital performing duties required by the residency program.
Covered by Residency
USMLE Step 3, State Medical Licensure and DEA Licensure, all certifications including but not limited to: ACLS, ATLS, PALS, NRP, STABLE, ALSO; Professional Organization Memberships.
Others Perks (not covered)
Easy access to onsite child care, dependent on availability. Discounted memberships are available to the onsite fitness center, PEAK Fitness, Silverwood theme park, Schweitzer ski resort and more. Free onsite parking.
Educational and Medical Equipment
iPhones and a computer are provided by the program.
Numerous moonlighting opportunities exist during second and third years of residency in local urgent care centers, as well as in rural emergency rooms.