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As valued members of our team, residents are paid a competitive salary and are eligible for our extensive technology, educational and health benefits.


Residents are paid a progressive salary. In addition, first-year residents receive a $2,000 moving and transition allowance.

  • $49,000 - Year 1
  • $50,000 - Year 2
  • $51,000 - Year 3

Education and Licensing Benefits

Residents have access to a variety of educational and licensing benefits:

  • Book and Continuing Medical Education (CME) allowance:
  • Year 1: $1,200
  • Year 2: $1,200
  • Year 3: $1,200
  • Paid memberships to the following professional organizations:
  • American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
  • Georgia Osteopathic Medical Association (GOMA)
  • American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP)
  • American Osteopathic Association (AOA) memberships
  • COMLEX Part 3 or USMLE Part 3 fee paid
  • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registration paid
  • Annual resident retreat
  • State temporary postgraduate training permit fee paid yearly
  • Paid two-week orientation (includes social activities and team building course)

Insurance and Health Benefits

Our residents enjoy the following insurance and health benefits:

  • Health and dental insurance available for residents and their families
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Long-term disability insurance, short-term disability insurance and long-term care insurance are available
  • Cancer and critical illness insurance
  • Life insurance free to resident (equal to one times annual base salary); Supplemental Term Life and AD&D available
  • Retirement available
  • Tax-free health and dependent care spending accounts
  • Medical malpractice insurance paid by Colquitt Regional Medical Center for program-related activities
  • Maternity and paternity leave

Additional Benefits

In addition, residents also receive the following job-related benefits:

  • Paid vacation (20 days annually)
  • CME days (approved by Program Director)
  • iPad (yours to keep upon graduation)
  • Free lab coats and laundering
  • Free immunizations
  • Free meals
  • Free physician parking
  • Free onsite exercise coach and classes
  • YMCA membership available at reduced rate