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Salaries and Benefits

Our Residency Program starting salaries are as follows:

  • First Year - $56,840
  • Second Year - $58,770
  • Third Year - $60,862

Benefits Include:


  • Health: Baptist Health Deaconess provides the single basic plan for residents. Additional health, dental and vision plans are available at the expense of the resident, including family plans.
  • Life Insurance up to base salary, with option for additional insurance.
  • Optional disability insurance available.
  • Retirement plans: 401(k) Plan with company match; Roth provision included with company match or a 457 (b) Supplemental Savings Plan.
  • Professional Liability Insurance: Residents are covered by Baptist Health Deaconess, LLC

Vacation & other paid time off

  • Three 7-day blocks of vacation per academic year
  • 3 sick days per academic year
  • 6 holidays observed — not guaranteed treated: for call and scheduling purposes like a weekend day.
  • 5 CME days per academic year


  • $150 monthly meal stipend; Free breakfast and lunch provided in physician’s lounge M-F
  • $400 technology stipend- one time to be used by the end of PGY-1
  • $1200 (pre-taxed) transitional stipend- one time to help with moving expenses as PGY-1
  • $2500 Chief Resident and $2000 Education Chief Stipend for academic year served
  • CME funds are provided for educational purposes, such as attending conferences, cost of exams or purchasing educational materials.
    • First Year: $1,500
    • Second Year: $1,800
    • Third Year: $2,100

Other Benefits

  • Free YMCA membership with 24-hour access.
  • Free parking
  • Paid course fees for BLS, ACLS & PALS
  • Free notary services
  • Paid KY licensure and DEA fees
  • Paid AAFP and KMA membership fees
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