St. Mary's Medical Center Family Medicine Residency

Benefits for Residents

We have the perfect balance of medical education and outdoor adventure at their finest.

  • Resident-led Wellness Committee
  • Men and Woman’s Retreats
  • Personal Resident Study
  • Full integrative mental health
  • Close free parking at the clinic and hospital
  • Moving allowance of $1,000
  • Meals during call & conferences (remarkably good food!)
  • Medical Library with full-time support staff 
  • Certifications - for BLS, ACLS, NRP, PALS, ALSO and ATLS
  • Memberships for AAFP, Colorado Medical Society & Mesa County Medical Society
  • Impressive call suite in the hospital
  • Retirement Plan 401K
  • Walk from clinic to hospital 12 months a year
  • Moonlighting - once you are licensed
  • Excellent 4 season weather
  • Seasonal Farmers Markets

 Salaries (2019-2020)

  • 1st Year - $56,520
  • 2nd Year - $58,653
  • 3rd Year - $61,442

Education Fund

  • PGY-1 and PGY-2 $1,000 per year
  • PGY-3 $2,000 a year
  • 1st year training license
  • 2nd year Colorado Medical License ($544) & DEA license ($731)


  • Three weeks per year plus sick time


  • Malpractice insurance
  • Generous health care package including medical, dental, and vision, with optional coverage for spouse and children
  • Life insurance (2x annual salary), can add additional
  • Short Term Disability Plan
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance & Accidental Death Policy
  • Optional flexible spending account
  • Optional pre-paid legal coverage

For more information about benefits, contact Joan Cox, Residency Coordinator at 970-298-2195 or email Joan Cox.

Where else can you find what we have?

Western Colorado has world class skiing/snowboarding, innumerable hiking trails & is a mountain biking mecca. Exceptional camping, whitewater rafting, gold medal fishing, trophy hunting & nationally recognized golf courses are just minutes away.

Cultural activities are also plentiful. There are several theater companies, symphony orchestra, Historic Community Cinema, regular concerts by well-known performers & Arts Center which hosts many events. Our downtown area has an array of unique shops & award winning Art on the Corner exhibits.

Learn more about where our residents work and play in Grand Junction, Colorado.

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