$49,509–third year salaries effective beginning July 1, 2012
|Vacation||3 weeks per year (includes week at Christmas)|
|Holidays||7 paid holidays per year|
|Call||Night Float System|
|Monday-Thursday: 8am-5pm when on Primary Service|
|Weekends: Alternate weekend call|
|Schedule: Determined one year in advance|
|1st Year: Night Float|
|2nd Year: Night Float|
|3rd Year: No Night Float|
|Electives||R2-2 months and R3-2 months|
|Educational Leave||1 week per year, with $1,000 travel allowance (2nd & 3rd years); 1,000 for purchase of medical books, pda, etc.(1st year)|
|Health Insurance||Blue Cross/Blue Shield policy for resident provided at minimal cost; coverage for dependents available through the University Benefits Office|
|Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance||Provided|
|Term Life Insurance||$50,000–is provided|
|Malpractice Insurance||$1 million/$3 million occurrence-type policy provided|
|Disability Insurance||Provided from Union Central|
|Licensure||All fees required for Alabama state licensure provided including DEA and USMLE Step 3|
|Professional Organizations||Dues provided for organizations that the resident is required to join (American Academy of Family Physicians, Alabama Academy of Family Physicians, hospital medical staff)|
|Relocation Monies||With appropriate receipts, up to $1,500 provided|
|Education Grant||Immediate family members may attend the University of Alabama for half tuition after six months of employment.|
Provided while on call ($196.00 per month for Regular Call and $252.00 for Night Float)
In addition, staff members of The University of Alabama may use services provided by the Alabama Credit Union, receive a staff discount for all University athletic events, and may use the University’s recreational facilities.
Tuscaloosa Family Practice Residents’ Association
The Tuscaloosa Family Practice Residency Association (TFPRA) is a social organization and advocacy group for the residents. All residents are members and expected to pay dues. The dues structure will be provided yearly by the TFPRA officers. Meetings are held weekly, usually on Wednesdays at 12:15 pm in the residents’ lounge with lunch provided.
1. Weekly meetings with lunch provided, all residents are encouraged to attend.
2. Seasonal Parties (Halloween, Christmas, Lampoon)
3. Journal Club
4. Educational dinners are provided by pharmaceutical company representatives.
Questions about TFPRA
contacts: Jonathan Parker, DO, and JD Engelbrecht, MD, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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