Primary Care Health Psychology Fellowship

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Salary and Benefits


Fellow I - $44,500


The fellows receive 18 days personal leave and 12 days sick leave each year, as well as 10 holidays. Administrative leave is also provided for professional activities, such as conferences, continuing education and job interviews.


Two monogrammed white lab coats are provided by the department at no charge.


Free parking is provided at the family medicine outpatient clinics, UMMC, and at the community hospital, MS Baptist Medical Center (MBMC).

Educational resources

All new fellows are provided a competitive allowance per academic year for educational materials in compliance with UMMC policy. These materials could include membership dues, subscriptions and travel expenses related to conferences. Email, internet access, and full library access to journals are provided at no cost through UMMC intranet services.

EPPP materials, including CDs and books, are provided to fellows to aid in preparation for written licensure examinations.

Health insurance

Fellows are eligible for comprehensive health insurance for a nominal fee and have the opportunity to purchase additional insurance for family members. There are additional insurance benefits for purchase as well.