Salaries and Benefits

The Duke Family Medicine Residency Program offers competitive salaries and benefits.


2021-2022 Stipend Rates
PGY Annual Month
1 $59,184.00 $4,932.00
2 $61,584.00 $5,132.00
3 $63,960.00 $5,330.00
4 $66,576.00 $5,548.00
5 $69,144.00 $5,762.00


  • Competitive salaries
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Term life insurance
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Hospital coat and laundry services
  • Free parking at the hospital
  • Free 24-hour access to a fitness facility adjacent to the hospital
  • Fees paid for ACLS, BLS, NALS, PALS, ATLS, and ALSO
  • Travel fund for away rotations for second- and third-year residents
  • Resident membership in AAFP and NCAFP
  • Up to five days annually of approved conference time
  • Other discounts for local services

Vacation and Leave

  • Three weeks of paid vacation per year
  • Six days of vacation over either Christmas or New Year's holidays
  • Six personal/sick days per year (all time away from residency training must be in compliance with the American Board of Family Medicine "Absence from Residency" policy found online)