Resident Salary and Benefits


Residency Year Salary Vacation
First Year Residents $59,540 3 Weeks
Second Year Residents $60,821 3 Weeks
Third Year Residents $63,564 3 Weeks
Fourth Year Residents $65,026 3 Weeks

Salaries adjusted annually on July 1.


  • Comprehensive medical and dental insurance is available on a cost sharing basis.
  • Disability insurance and malpractice insurance are provided by Broadlawns at no cost to the resident.

Conference Time/Continuing Medical Education

  • First year residents receive four days of conference time annually; second, third, and fourth year residents receive five days of conference time annually. A conference allowance is provided for expenses.

Licensure and Professional Membership Fees

  • The program pays for the resident medical license and state controlled substance registration. Permanent medical license fees are paid on a cost–sharing basis.
  • Membership to local, state medical associations and the American Psychiatric Association/Iowa Psychiatric Society is paid by the program.
  • Memberships to other national organizations are the individual’s responsibility. 

Professional Attire

  • Scrubs and labs coats are provided free of charge.


Relocation Allowance

  • An initial allowance of $1,350 is provided to cover moving expense.


  • On campus housing is provided, to which the resident pays an association fee, or residents can live off–campus and will receive a housing stipend of $550/month.

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