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
  • Iowa State Controlled Substances Registration application fee
  • Federal Drug Enforcement Agency 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

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