Truman Medical Center Lakewood
Benefits – Residents are UMKC employees and are entitled to comprehensive health, dental, vision, life, disability and retirement. See benefits offered by UMKC.
Bess Truman Family Medicine Clinic – was designed with efficiency and education in mind for our residents. Conveniently located on site in TMC Lakewood Hospital and received Patient Centered Medical Home certification in 2013.
Call Rooms – Private, comfortable and secure call rooms inside the hospital are available for overnight duty.
Compensation AY 2017-18
Education – Yearly resident retreat at exceptional resort.
Laptops are provided to residents entering in their first year for use during residency.
Fees Paid – Membership to AAFP and MO AFP.
USMLE / COMLEX step III exam ($600 value).
Temporary or Permanent Missouri license.
ALSO, BNDD, NRP, and PALS.
Hours/On-Call Duty – Long work hours and excessive on-call responsibilities are not conducive to an optimal educational environment nor quality patient care. On average, clinical rotations are 70 hours per week. PGY I resident rotations require call one – two times per week. PGY II and III residents can expect to work hours similar to faculty.
Meals/Parking – On call meals and food cost program is provided free of charge to residents. Parking is also free.
Montessori School – One of a few programs fully accredited by the
Missouri Department of Education as an elementary school up to 3rd grade.
Discount for residents and employees. Contact: 816-404-7916.
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Resident Lounge – Provides a place for residents to meet,study, work, and relax.
Resident/Faculty Recruitment – Residents are integral to the recruitment and
selection of each incoming class. Resident participation is also crucial in the
interviewing and selection of potential faculty.
Vacation, Illness, and Other Short-Term Absences – Residents are expected to
perform their duties as resident physicians for a minimum period of eleven
months each calendar year. Therefore, absence from the program for vacation,
illness, personal business, leave, etc., must not exceed a combined total of one
(1) month per academic year. The ABFM defines one month as 21 working days
or 30 calendar days.
Time away from the residency program for educational purposes, such as
workshops or continuing medical education activities, are not counted in
the general limitation on absences but should not exceed 5 days annually.