Residency Salary & Benefits

University Health Lakewood Medical Center

–  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 University Health Lakewood Medical Center. We have achieved Level 3 (the highest) Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) in 2013, 2016, and 2019.

Call Rooms – Private, comfortable and secure call rooms inside the hospital are available for overnight duty or otherwise to mitigate fatigue situations.

Education – Yearly resident retreat for team building.
Personal iPads are provided to residents entering in their first year for use during residency.

Fees Paid – BNDD and Temporary license. Membership to AAFP. Certifications in ALSO and NRP.

Hours/On-Call Duty – scheduled according to ACGME program requirements.

Meals/Parking – Annual stipend is provided to residents for meals. Parking is also free.

Scrubs– Provided and laundered

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.