The Meritus Family Medicine Residency Program is committed to ensuring we provide competitive, meaningful and comprehensive benefit programs. We offer:

Competitive Salary

  • PGY-1 $60,000
  • PGY-2 $61,500
  • PGY-3 $63,000

Signing Bonus

  • Up to $2,000 which is considered taxable income.

Location!Residency location map

Located within 70 miles from Washington D.C. and Baltimore. Drive to the heart of either city in little over an hour or catch a regional rail 18 miles from Hagerstown.

  • Affordable housing ranging from $800 - $1200/month for a single bedroom apartment/townhouse.
  • Year round outdoor activities including historical sites, national parks, vineyards, skiing, hiking and biking trails.

Learn more about Washington County and Hagerstown here.

Virtual Visitors Guide

Professional Development

CME stipend of $3,600 (total for the entire residency period, not per year) toward medical education, text books, conferences CME, medical equipment, board prep, examination costs or other approved expenses.

Multiple free conferences/grand rounds from renowned regional medical professionals are offered.

Additional Program perks

  • Free parking
  • Food allowance - $200/month. Lunch provided during weekly didactic seminar and ground rounds
  • 401K with automatic 3% employer contribution
  • Paid membership to AAFP, Maryland Academy of Family Physicians and Maryland Medical Society
  • Access to medical staff office and benefits
  • Corporate discounts to many local businesses including: OneLife Fitness, AT&T, Sprint and more.

Embroidered Lab Coats

The Heath System will purchase two lab coats, embroidered with the name of the Resident.