Employment Benefits

  • 3 weeks vacation plus an additional 7 days off at Christmas or New Years.
  • Maternity/paternity leave.
  • Health insurance: Residents and dependents receive plans at a favorable rate.
  • Dental insurance is available at group rates.
  • Professional liability insurance provided at no charge.
  • Life insurance and short-term disability insurance.
  • Malpractice insurance.

Professional Benefits

  • Book allowance for PGY-1.
  • $250 dedicated toward local ACP competition and travel.
  • $1500 dedicated toward travel stipends for residents who present research at conference.
  • Complete MKSAP series including books and online access (at beginning of PGY-1).
  • ITE- In-service Training Exam yearly-fees paid.
  • Associate membership to American College of Physicians.
  • Subscription to the Annals of Internal Medicine.
  • BLS and ACLS Certification and re-certification.
  • Leadership conference- PGY-2 categorical.

Additional Perks

  • 2 lab coats in PGY-1 (additional lab coat in PGY-3) 
  • Lunches provided at many noon conferences.
  • Meal money for on-call days/nights; free meals at the VA on call days.
  • Free parking in deck located immediately adjacent to the hospital.
  • Great membership rates available at Augusta University Campus Recreation Center.