Family Medicine Benefits

In addition to benefits provided by The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, the Family Medicine department extends the following benefits to its residents:

Herky Fam Medicine Benefits
  • One week conference leave yearly
  • One week for Practice Search Leave (final year of training)
  • Moving/transition allowance of $1,000
  • Meal allowance
  • Book and conference funds of $750/year
  • Individual workspace and study carrel (located in Residents’ Room)
  • Mid-winter retreat for resident group (including family members)
  • Iowa resident physician license application fee
  • Iowa permanent medical license application fee
  • American Academy of Family Physicians resident dues
  • American Board of Family Medicine certification exam registration fee
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Course
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support Course
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program
  • Advanced Life Support for Obstetrics Course
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support Course
  • Association of Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses' Advanced Fetal Heart Monitoring Course

For further information on benefits for house staff physicians and families, visit University of Iowa Graduate Medical Education website.