Applications & Requirements

Applicants must meet one of the following qualifications to be eligible for appointment to an ACGME-accredited residency program at the AU/UGA Medical Partnership:

Applicants must hold a medical degree and be one of the following:

  • Graduate of a medical school in the United States and Canada accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME).
  • Graduate of a college of osteopathic medicine in the United States accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA).
  • Graduate of a medical school outside the United States and Canada, and meeting one of the following additional qualifications:
    • Holds a currently valid certification from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) or
    • Holds a full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a U.S. licensing jurisdiction in his or her current ACGME specialty / subspecialty program, or
    • Has graduated from medical school outside the United States who has completed a Fifth Pathway program provided by an LCME-accredited medical school.

In addition to these institutional requirements, the Internal Medicine program has specific eligibility requirements that must be satisfied. Please review their page for requirements.

Salary & Benefits

Resident Salaries

PGY1 – $55,739
PGY2 – $57,380
PGY3 – $59,019

Benefits at UGA

For University of Georgia Health & Welfare and Retirement benefits information please visit UGA Benefits.

Snapshot of Benefits

  • Life insurance – All benefits-eligible employees receive $25,000 in personal life insurance at no cost
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Accidental death & dismemberment insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Short-term disability insurance
  • Tax deferred savings plans: 403b and 457b
  • Spending accounts (FSA, HSA, LPFSA)
  • Accident insurance
  • Critical illness insurance (including cancer)
  • Retirement
  • Services for domestic partners
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid-Time Off (18 PTO and 12 sick)


  • Access to discounted UGA football tickets
  • $1000 Educational Stipend for Professional Development
  • Free meals at St. Mary’s
  • Free Parking at St. Mary’s
  • Access to reduced cost UGA Childcare Centers
  • Discounted or Free Gym Memberships

For more information about attending the Medical College of Georgia at the Medical Partnership campus

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