Residency Benefits Salary within 10% of the approved ACGME Sponsoring Institution GMEC stipend and benefits recommendations Vacation - 2 Weeks per year Lab Coat – PGY1 Residents receive two free lab coats. PGY 2-5 will receive one free lab coat per year. Access to health/dental/vision insurance for resident and eligible dependents Professional liability insurance Access to Disability insurance Annual $1,250 Educational Allowance Annual Specialty In-Service Exam Reimbursement for required courses and travel related to the residency program ACGME/AOA or ACOS Course ATLS Course (“Advanced Trauma Life Support”) AOA & Specialty College dues COMLEX Level 3 and/or USMLE Step 3 Boards Board Review Registration General Surgery Written Boards for residents in the General Surgery Program Orthopedic Surgery Written Boards for residents in the Orthopedic Surgery Program Meals and parking provided at St. Mary’s Hospital of Blue Springs Digital/voice activated pager Surgical Loops DEA in your 2nd year only Our Strengths: Trauma and Foot and Ankle rotations are stronger than ever Caseload and variety easily meet ACGME Requirements More scholarly activity, more collaboration with other hospital systems ZOOM has increased our working together as a larger group Grand Rounds participation New Hand surgeon will strengthen the program Team Environment Autonomy with patient care Great Surgical experience and development of clinical management of patients Exposure to wide variety of surgical cases/patient presentations. Exemplar attendings. Varity of pathology and learning experiences. Dr. Orth is a very hand on program director who always has the best interest of the program and residents in mind. Our residents have done extremely well in matching to competitive fellowships, with greater than 95 percent getting one of their top choices.