|Tacoma Family Medicine|
SalaryThe present salary range is shown below and is revised annually to maintain equity with the University of Washington Residency programs:
- R-1 $49,500
- R-2 $51,384
- R-3 $53,520
There are three weeks (15 days) of paid vacation in each year of residency. Third year residents also receive 5 days of paid “practice search” time.
CMEEducational leave, along with financial support for continuing medical education is also provided: R1s have 3 days of CME, R2s and R3s have 5 days for use as CME. Each resident is required to participate in practice management and certification courses. The residency program funds tuition for these courses. Residents may use CME funds up to $300 for a one-time purchase of a PDA and/or related medical software. In addition, residents are encouraged to become involved with organized medical societies. Membership dues can also be paid with CME funds.
CertificationsTFM recognizes the importance of providing the resident with tools necessary to manage a wide variety of emergencies. Certifications obtained include ACLS, ATLS, ALSO, BLS, NRP, PALS and STABLE.
MealsAll meals are provided to residents while assigned to in-house/hospital duty for residency related responsibilities. A predetermined floating balance based on call points and inpatient rotations will be calculated for all residents at the beginning of each year. Fund use is at the discretion of the resident.
Three white clinic coats are provided for each resident.