Family Medicine Residency Salary & Benefits – Big Stone Gap

Residency Program at Lonesome Pine Hospital

Thank you for your interest in the Family Medicine Residency Program at Lonesome Pine Hospital in Big Stone Gap, Virginia. Together, we are transforming our region by making communities healthier, expanding access to critical services in rural areas and investing in medical education.

We are committed to providing our residents with competitive salaries, educational support and an extensive range of benefits to ensure their well-being and professional growth.

Residency salary

Residents are employees of Lonesome Pine Hospital and are provided with Ballad Health employee benefits in addition to these residency program benefits listed below.

Yearly base rate

Our program offers a competitive yearly base salary that increases with each year of training:

PGY-1 AY: $55,764.07
PGY-2 AY: $57,235.33
PGY-3 AY: $59,319.89

Educational stipend

In addition to the yearly salary, we provide our residents with an educational stipend to help cover the cost of educational materials and resources. This stipend increases as residents progress through their training:

PGY-1: $500
PGY-2: $1,100
PGY-3: $1,500

Paid days off

We understand the importance of maintaining a healthy work-life balance. Our residents are granted twenty paid leave days per academic year. If employment contract is less than 12 months, salary and paid time off (PTO) are prorated for the length of the contract.

  • Major medical leave – in accordance with policy.
  • Family medicine residents are given time to participate in educational conferences in addition to vacation days.
  • Additional medical, parental or caregiver leave to extent required pursuant to ACGME core requirements.

Residency benefits

We offer a comprehensive benefits package to support our residents’ overall well-being and professional development. Some of the benefits provided include:

  • Life insurance
  • Comprehensive health insurance plan, including prescription card. 
    • Specific benefit information can be found on the Ballad Health intranet under the "HR Benefits" link. Health insurance can only be declined if a resident provides evidence of separate coverage comparable to Ballad Health. Residents must keep a health insurance policy in force for the duration of training.
  • Health Savings Account (optional)
  • Dental and Vision plans (optional)
  • Voluntary benefits include – critical illness and accident, voluntary disability insurance, whole life legal insurance; auto and home insurance; identity theft; pet insurance; purchasing power, personal and family legal coverage. 
  • Free counseling, medical and psychological support services through Ballad Health's Employee Assistance Program – 10 free counseling sessions per year
  • Fitness One membership – fitness center
  • Retirement plans
  • Professional Residency Program Liability Insurance
  • Meal plan
  • Complimentary white coats 
  • Medical library privileges
  • Residency Training Licenses Fees reimbursement
  • Board Exam Fees are reimbursed – COMPLEX III or USMLE 3 must be taken while under current contract for reimbursement; paid once by the program
  • Reimbursement for AOBFP/ABFM board certification fee – paid one time by program, must be registered for exam while still employed. Must be board that is approved by Program Director
  • AAFP membership dues – paid by Program

About Family Medicine Residency in Big Stone Gap

We prioritize our residents’ success and well-being. Our competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, exceptional training, and mentorship ensure a rewarding and balanced medical career experience.

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How to apply

Applicants for the Lonesome Pine Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program must use ERAS to apply. Our program ID is 2216120C0.