Benefits and Salaries

Residents at The University of Tennessee Family Medicine Program-Jackson have an excellent benefits package including shared-cost health insurance, disability insurance, and educational stipends.

2019-2020 Resident Compensation Rates for ACGME-Accredited Programs

PGY Level Base Annual
PGY 1 $52,956
PGY 2 $54,732
PGY 3 $56,460

*In addition to the base salary, those residents and fellows participating in the disability and group life insurance programs provided through GME currently receive an additional $600 per year for disability and life insurance benefits as shown above in Column 3. 

For more resident salary information, please see GME Policy #210.


In addition to 15 vacation days, residents receive 5 working days for CME and one week of leave at Christmas/New Years.

Educational Stipend

  • PGY-1: $750
  • PGY-2: $1,000
  • PGY-3: $1,300


The University of Tennessee provides a comprehensive insurance package including:

  • Health, dental, and vision coverage by Cigna. The University pays 80% of premiums.
  • Group Term Life Insurance of $50,000
  • Long Term Disability Insurance with several plans to choose from.
  • Liability insurance is provided through the Tennessee Board of Claims.


The program provides each resident with four lab coats for PGY-1 residents and three additional lab coats for PGY-II and III residents. A total of 10 lab coats during your residency.


Meals are provided for free at the hospital physician's dining room and there is also a stipend given to all residents to use in the hospital cafeteria when On-Call. In addition, our resident's lounge is stocked weekly with various breakfast foods, sandwiches, and snacks.

For more information about GME at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, visit the Graduate Medical Education website[BROKEN LINK].

Jackson clinic

Contact Us

Family Medicine Residency Program-Jackson

294 Summar Ave
Jackson, TN 38301-3983
Phone: (731) 423-1932
Fax: (731) 410-0369