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Department of Family and Community Medicine

Benefits

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See stipends and benefit information on the Baylor College of Medicine’s graduate medical education website. Stipend levels are at the national average, but Houston's cost of living ranks among the lowest of metropolitan areas in the United States.

Maintaining your physical and emotional wellness is a prerequisite to professional success. Our residents have access to a number of programs to support their well-being. View wellness resources.

Information about vacation and leave of absences is available on the graduate medical education website.

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Continuing Medical Education/Book Allowance

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In addition to vacation, second- and third-year residents in good standing are given the choice of five days (including travel time) and up to $500 to attend the conference of their choice or a book allowance of up to $250.

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Meals

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Meals are provided to residents at Ben Taub Hospital free of charge when on service and on call.

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Professional Organizations

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Our residency program covers registration for professional organizations such as Harris County Medical Society, Texas Academy of Family Physicians and the American Academy of Family Physicians.

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Laundry Service

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Lab coats are purchased for each resident (two in the first year and one in each of the next two years). Fresh scrubs are provided to all residents for hospital use (after a deposit).

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Medical Reference

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Access to Challenger and UpToDate at no additional cost. Also access to countless other resources with the Texas Medical Center Library account.

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Residents' Retreat Photos

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Third Year Residents at the Residents' Retreat 2016
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Third Year Residents (left to right): Peter Jian, M.D.; Sophia Thomas, M.D.; Louis Gilbert, D.O., MS; Sneha Patel, M.D.; Larry Balle, M.D.; David Carter, M.D.

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Second year residents at the residents' retreat
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Second Year Residents (left to right): Jordan Owens, M.D.; Shaker Hamadiya, M.D.; Priyanka Chakrabarti, M.D.; Anayatzy Franco, M.D.; Voke Eshareturi, M.D.; Casey Tran, M.D.

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Internal Medicine residents 2020