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 – conveniently located on site in TMC-LW Hospital. We have achieved Level 3 (the highest) Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) in 2013 and 2016.
Call Rooms – Private, comfortable and secure call rooms inside the hospital are available for overnight duty.
Compensation AY 2019-20
Education – Yearly resident retreat for team building.
Laptops are provided to residents entering in their first year for use during residency.
Fees Paid – Membership to AAFP as well as fees for ALSO, BNDD, and NRP.
Hours/On-Call Duty – scheduled according to ACGME program requirements.
Meals/Parking – Monthly stipend is provided to residents for meals. 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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Recruitment – Residents are integral to the recruitment of each incoming class.
Resident Lounge – Provides a place for residents to meet,study, work, and relax.
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.