Annual Stipends

KU and KU Med West Residents

R1 $45,023
R2 $46,250
R3 $47,085


Annual Vacation

One week consists of five week days and two weekend days.

R1 Three Weeks
R2 Three Weeks, 1 week of Locum Tenens, 5 days of CME
R3 Three Weeks, 1 week of Locum Tenens, 5 days of CME


Continuing Medical Education

Reimbursement for continuing medical education can be used for board exams, medical equpiment, books, journals, computer programs and conferences:

R2 $600
R3 $700


Health and Dental

Several excellent health and dental insurance packages are provided for residents and their families at an affordable rate.

Other Benefits

Professional Liability - Professional liability is provided by the State of Kansas. It extends to rotations included in the Family Medicine Residency curriculum and to approved Locum Tenens activities.

Workers Compensation - Through the Workers Compensation Self-Insurance Fund, an employee health insurance plan, certain benefits are provided for workers who are injured while carrying out their job.

Leave - Flexible options of up to three months are available for necessary leave time.

Uniforms - Lab coats and scrubs are provided.

Meals - Sponsored luncheons are offered occasionally and meal cards are provided for residents while on Family Medicine Call. Residents also receive meals at several outside hospitals while rotating on their services.

Fitness Center - Kirmayer Fitness Center is conveniently located on campus. For more information call (913) 588-7701 or go to their website at

Library - Access to the Dykes Medical Library, one of the most complete medical libraries in the Midwest.

Parking - Residents are provided premium parking free of charge by the department.

Other Benefits -

  • Temporary License Fees for Kansas and Missouri are paid
  • American Academy of Family Physicians dues are paid
  • Initial certification courses are provided free of charge for the following:
    • Neonatal Advance Life Support
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
Last modified: Jan 23, 2014