Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines

Pyschiatry Residency Program


Salary & Benefits



Stipends, Housing and Moving Allowances


The annual stipends for the 2017-2018 academic year will be as follows (pending approval by GMEC and Administration):


PGY 1 - $55,000

PGY 2 - $56,000

PGY 3 - $58,000

PGY 4 - $59,000

PGY 5 - $61,000


In addition, you will receive a $5,000 annual housing allowance. Incoming residents receive a $1000 expense allowance.



All residents receive 20 days of paid time off (PTO) per year.


Health Insurance

Mercy provides residents health insurance options that are partially funded by Mercy Medical Center. Other benefits include life insurance and short- and long-term disability. Optional benefits include dental insurance, vision insurance, reimbursement accounts and tax-deferred annuity plans.


CME Funds


All residents will receive an annual allowance of $800 for CME expenses.


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1111 6th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50314

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