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Requirements:

  • No minimum USMLE scores but Step 3 completion preferred
  • No clinical experience required, but it is helpful
  • Within 10 years of the year of graduation from Medical School is preferred
  • 3 letters of recommendations - 1 must be from your program director if you are now or have ever been in a US Residency.
  • We sponsor J1 visa
  • Deadline is December 1
  • All applications on ERAS

MATCH/ERAS: We are an ERAS participating program and take all applications on ERAS. Those wishing further information on ERAS (the Electronic Residency Application Service) may wish to view the pages at: http://www.aamc.org/students/eras/start.htm. Additional information and assistance with ERAS is usually available through the Dean's Office of the Student's Medical School.

CONTACT US:

Family Medicine Residency
Program - Monroe

4864 Jackson Street
PO Box 1881
Monroe, LA 71210
(318) 330-7650

Salaries & Benefits

PGY-1

Salaries are set annually by the Louisiana Legislature and are identical throughout the State. Residents are insured by act of legislature (in-house only). Hospitalization and life insurance are available. On-call rooms are provided; residents also have a lounge and in-house gym; laundry is limited to white coats.

Salary for PGY 1 - $ 49,475.00

Moonlighting: In-house moonlighting is not available.

Vacation: Up to 4 weeks annually.

CME:  PGY-1   $300.00
Receive per year in CME Funds/Textbook funds which may be used for textbooks, travel, lodging and/or conference registration fees. An additional CME Bonus of $500 will be awarded to any resident scoring at the 75th percentile or above on the annual ABFM In-Training Examination.  The Program pays the ABFM In-Training examination fee of $50.  Up to $2,500.00 is also provided for Board Review Courses.

Parking: Convenient parking facilities are provided to all resident physicians at the hospital at no charge.

License Fees: Louisiana State Medical License fees are paid for all residents, $482.00.

Membership Dues: Membership dues are paid for all residents to the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians and the Ouachita Parish Medical Society, $80.00.

Subscriptions/Clinical Tools:  The Program purchases UpToDate, Epocrates, and AAFP Essentials for each resident, $454.00, to supplement the electronic resources and mobile applications provided by the Medical Library.

The Dotted Line: View the contract

Family Medicine Residency - Monroe

Family Medicine Residency - Monroe

Family Medicine Residency - Monroe

PGY-2

Salaries are set annually by the Louisiana Legislature and are identical throughout the State. Residents are insured by act of legislature (in-house only). Hospitalization and life insurance are available. On-call rooms are provided; residents also have a lounge and in-house gym; laundry is limited to white coats.

Salary for PGY 2 - $ 51,139.00

Moonlighting: In-house moonlighting is not available.

Vacation: Up to 4 weeks annually.

CME:  PGY-2   $500.00
Receive per year in CME Funds/Textbook funds which may be used for textbooks, travel, lodging and/or conference registration fees. An additional CME Bonus of $500 will be awarded to any resident scoring at the 75th percentile or above on the annual ABFM In-Training Examination.  The Program pays the ABFM In-Training examination fee of $50.  Up to $2,500.00 is also provided for Board Review Courses.

Parking: Convenient parking facilities are provided to all resident physicians at the hospital at no charge.

License Fees: Louisiana State Medical License fees are paid for all residents, $482.00.

Membership Dues: Membership dues are paid for all residents to the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians and the Ouachita Parish Medical Society, $80.00.

Subscriptions/Clinical Tools:  The Program purchases UpToDate, Epocrates, and AAFP Essentials for each resident, $454.00, to supplement the electronic resources and mobile applications provided by the Medical Library.

The Dotted Line: View the contract

PGY-3

Salaries are set annually by the Louisiana Legislature and are identical throughout the State. Residents are insured by act of legislature (in-house only). Hospitalization and life insurance are available. On-call rooms are provided; residents also have a lounge and in-house gym; laundry is limited to white coats.

Salary for PGY 3 - $ 52,917.00

Moonlighting: In-house moonlighting is not available.

Vacation: Up to 4 weeks annually.

CME:  PGY-3   $700.00
Receive per year in CME Funds/Textbook funds which may be used for textbooks, travel, lodging and/or conference registration fees. An additional CME Bonus of $500 will be awarded to any resident scoring at the 75th percentile or above on the annual ABFM In-Training Examination.  The Program pays the ABFM In-Training examination fee of $50.  Up to $2,500.00 is also provided for Board Review Courses.

Parking: Convenient parking facilities are provided to all resident physicians at the hospital at no charge.

License Fees: Louisiana State Medical License fees are paid for all residents, $482.00.

Membership Dues: Membership dues are paid for all residents to the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians and the Ouachita Parish Medical Society, $80.00.

Subscriptions/Clinical Tools:  The Program purchases UpToDate, Epocrates, and AAFP Essentials for each resident, $454.00, to supplement the electronic resources and mobile applications provided by the Medical Library.

The Dotted Line: View the contract

Benefits

LSU Health Shreveport offers a variety of healthcare benefit options; residents may purchase selected healthcare insurance as part of the benefits package at greatly reduced rates. A pension plan is also provided and is fully transferable upon completion of training.

The base salary and benefits are determined by the Louisiana State Legislature on an annual basis and apply to all state-funded programs throughout Louisiana.  Residents in our program receive additional incentives through our supporting hospital, Rapides Regional Medical Center, which can be discussed individually with applicants.