• 1st Postgraduate Year $57,120
  • 2nd Postgraduate Year $58,834
  • 3rd Postgraduate Year $60,599
  • 4th Postgraduate Year $62,417
  • 5th Postgraduate Year $65,489

*Note: Stipends are adjusted annually to maintain comparability with the southern region

The BBH resident physician benefit package is reviewed annually and updated to remain competitive.

FRINGE BENEFITS: The BBH resident physician fringe benefit package is updated routinely in order to meet the needs of residents.


UpToDate SUBSCRIPTION: Free subscription to UpToDate for Medicine, Surgery, Transitional Year residents.

LAB COATS: 3 Lab coats initially and replacements up to $50 per year as needed.

FREE PARKING: Within close proximity to both facilities.

MEALS: Meals are provided free of charge at Princeton Baptist Medical Center and Grandview Medical Center.

EDUCATIONAL EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENT: Attendance at approved postgraduate courses and scientific meetings is reimbursed up to $1,000 per academic year for PGY2 and above. Unused funds from previous years are carried forward.

BOARD CERTIFICATION REVIEW COURSE: An additional $1,000 allowance is provided in the final year of training for categorical residents.

OTHER TRAVEL: Travel reimbursement is available for residents who are invited to present and or compete at conferences and for other required educational activities. All travel is subject to budget limitations and requires pre-approval by BBH.

VACATION: 4 weeks per year. This includes one mandatory week during the new year holiday time.

MEDICAL LEAVE: Up to 30 calendar days per year (time may have to be made up). Note: Certain other medical leave is available if needed for pregnancy or severe illness/ family issues.

DEA and ACSC Fee Reimbursement: Reimbursement of Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate fees and DEA registration fees for required residents (Internal Medicine and General Surgery). Initial fees and renewal fees pro-rated based on end date of residency.

PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY COVERAGE: Provided while performing educational duties as a resident. $10,000,000 per claim/$10,000,000 aggregate for professional and general liability coverage is provided by Brookwood Baptist Health.

*BBH HEALTH PLAN: Multiple medical options are offered and are administered by Blue Cross/Blue Shield of AL. Residents can pay more for richer coverage or less for a more basic plan.

*PRESCRIPTION DRUG COVERAGE: Prescription drug coverage is provided.

*BBH DENTAL PLAN: BBH offers two dental plans -- an Enhanced Comprehensive Plan and a Preventive Plan. Both plans are administered by Delta Dental.

*VISION INSURANCE: Vision coverage is available through VSP Vision.

EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP): 5 free counseling sessions per issue are provided for all benefit eligible employees and their dependents. EAP provides assistance with various issues including marital/family/relationship, stress, emotional problems and financial and legal referrals.

*HEALTH SAVINGS ACCOUNT: An HSA (for people who enroll in the High Deductible Health Plan) lets you set aside before-tax money to pay for healthcare expenses. Use that money for eligible expenses now or let it build up for the future. The money in your HSA can be used to pay for eligible medical, prescription drug, dental, and vision expenses, like deductibles, copays, coinsurance, and contact lenses.

HEALTHCARE FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT: No cost to you except your contributions. Minimum of $10 per pay period. Maximum of $2,850 per year.

DEPENDENT DAY CARE FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT: No cost to you except your contributions. Maximum of $5,000 per year ($2,500 if married, filing separately).

EMPLOYER PROVIDED LIFE INSURANCE: No cost to you. Coverage equal to 1 x base salary up to $50,000.

SUPPLEMENTAL EMPLOYEE LIFE INSURANCE: Age rated. Coverage up to 6 x base salary. Additional life insurance is also available for your spouse and children.

INDIVIDUAL SHORT TERM DISABILITY: Cost based upon benefit selected. Coverage equal to 50% of monthly base salary after 30 days off. Additional coverage up to 60% of income is available.

EMPLOYER PROVIDED BASIC LONG TERM DISABILITY: Cost based upon benefit selected. Coverage equal to 50% of monthly base salary after 90 days off. Additional coverage up to 60% of income is available.

INDIVIDUAL CRITICAL ILLNES INSURANCE: Cost based upon benefit selected.

EMPLOYEE DISCOUNT PROGRAM: In appreciation for all of your hard work and dedication, Tenet proudly offers employee discounts through Tenet Perks at Work.

401(k) RETIREMENT PLAN No cost to you except your contribution.

*Deductions from pay for these benefits are taken on a pre-tax basis. Paying premiums on a pre-tax basis saves you federal, state and social security taxes. When you pay premiums on a pre-tax, you can only change your coverage during Open Enrollment or if you have a Family Status Change, and you make the change within 30 days of the event. This is not a contract. Refer to the BBH website for more details. All services are subject to the provisions of the insurance contracts.