Residency Experience

Benefits Summary

We’re proud of the benefits we’re able to provide to our residents.

Please note: If you’re looking for benefits information such as stipends, and resident-year specific benefits, please visit the Curriculum pages for first, second, and third year residents.

If you have any questions about the following program-wide benefits, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Health Insurance
Residents are provided single and family coverage by Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Dakota.

Dental Insurance
Residents are provided Delta Dental single coverage by CFM. Families may be added to the resident’s coverage at the expense of the resident.

Vision Insurance
The Center For Family Medicine provides vision insurance for the resident free of charge.

Professional Liability Insurance
Center for Family Medicine pays the full premium for all residents.

Disability
Residents are provided long term disability. First- and second-year residents have a $2000/mo. benefit and third-year residents have a $2500/mo. benefit. Premiums are paid in full by CFM. This policy also contains a conversion privilege upon completion of your residency.

Life Insurance
CFM provides a $50,000 term life insurance policy at no cost to the resident. This policy also contains a conversion privilege upon completion of your residency.

Carriers and coverage limits can be modified at CFM’s discretion

Fitness
Reduced rate memberships are available at the Sanford Health Wellness Center and the YWCA.