Salary & Benefits



Number of Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Approved Positions:

Year 1: Four (4)
Year 2: Four (4)
Year 3: Four (4)

Annual Stipend:

Year 1: $54,132
Year 2: $56,027
Year 3: $57,988
Chief Stipend

Health Insurance (Begins first day):

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Option for: dependent health, dental, vision and life insurance

Professional Liability Insurance:

  • Provided through the Chickasaw Nation Department of Health (Federal Tort) for any work in the Chickasaw Nation Department of Health facilities.
  • Provided to the resident for any rotations outside the Chickasaw Nation Department of Health facilities.

Paid Leave:

  • Annual/sick/professional leave
  • 160 hours (20 days) - equivalent to four weeks (subject to leave policy rules and coordinated through program director or delegate)
  • Maternity/paternity leave policy

Educational Stipend/Board Review:

  • PGY1: $1250
  • PGY2: $1250
  • PGY3: $1250

(Educational stipend to be used for textbooks, additional medical education, professional memberships not covered by the program, medically relevant software, electronics and equipment. These must have prior approval from the program director to be eligible.)

Certifications provided:

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Collaborative Space:

  • Food and refreshments
  • Study/conference space

Additional Benefits:

  • Cell phone for emergency contact (as resident only)
  • Meals while on duty
  • One lab coat each contract year
  • Medical library resources, including availability of UpToDate as a resource
  • Moonlighting opportunities (PGY2 and PGY3)
  • Parking privileges

Wellness Centers (located in Ada, Ardmore, Purcell and Tishomingo):

  • Athletic facilities including pool, weight and cardio equipment at no cost to resident

Relocation Reimbursement:

  • Up to $1000