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Curriculum & Benefits

Core Curriculum

The APP resident will attend educational sessions and teaching rounds; evaluate and treat patients on a daily basis in all aspects of primary care; and use the experience to:

  • Develop clinical acumen in primary care setting
  • Gather, discuss and interpret data to aid in medical decision-making
  • Integrate and apply clinical knowledge and data in the management of primary care patients
  • Acquire, at minimum, novice skills for procedures commonly performed in primary care
  • Recognize the complexity of chronic conditions with shared decision-making and develop skills to lead family discussions regarding goals of care
  • Integrate care in a multi-disciplinary format
  • Acquire skills and gain experience to as develop from learner to competent provider
  • Participate in a monthly 1 week rotation in a specialty care office with dedicated APP preceptor
  • Attend weekly didactic session(s) (may include grand rounds, guest lecture, Project Echo™)
  • Participate in discussion boards, journal clubs and quizzes

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive salary—comparable to PGY-1 physician resident
  • Group medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Basic Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Voluntary life insurance
  • Tuition assistance
  • 403(b) retirement plan with employer match and contribution
  • Paid time off program
  • Disability insurance
  • Continuing medical education stipend
  • Employee discount program ((i.e., discounted homeowners and auto insurance through participating providers as well as a variety of products and services offered through local and national companies)
  • Clinical and administrative support including IT, billing/coding, EMR (Epic) training
  • Employee assistance program

Hannaford Center for Safety, Innovation & Simulation

The Hannaford Center for Safety, Innovation and Simulation at Maine Medical Center offers high-tech and realistic simulation, allowing medical students, residents, and medical staff to learn new techniques and enhance their skills through repeated practice and review.
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Resident/Fellow Wellness Resources

It's important to take good care of yourself during post-graduate training so you can fully fully participate in your education and patient care. View wellness resources and resident/fellow support programs.