Salary Schedule (2016-2017 Academic Year):

  • First Year - $57,944
  • Second Year - $59,583
  • Third Year - $61,360


  • Malpractice Insurance
  • Health Insurance and Prescription Coverage*
  • Dental Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance*
  • Life Insurance*
  • Defined benefit pension plan (vesting credit during residency)
  • Tax deferred voluntary savings plan (medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts)*
  • 15 working days vacation each year
  • All meals while on duty
  • Resident's family eats free when the resident is on night/weekend call
  • 10 days educational leave during three-year program
  • $1,000 salary upon arrival to assist with "getting started in La Crosse" expenses
  • Up to $1,000 for moving expenses
  • Continuing Medical Education: $1,500 for second year and $2,000 for third year
  • Five days of practice search allowed during the third year
  • Lab coats plus laundry for same
  • Free parking
  • Free membership at the Fitness Center
  • iPad provided for all residents
  • Annual resident retreat
  • Annual resident canoe outing
  • Residency pays for USMLE or NBOME test fees, license and DEA fees, ACLS, NRP, PALS and ALSO courses

Opportunities also exist for "moonlighting" for residents in good standing during 2nd and 3rd years

* These benefits are voluntary and require a premium/contribution paid by the resident. All other benefits are provided by Mayo Clinic Health System - Franciscan Healthcare.