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LFMR resident looking at microscope

Reasons residents choose LFMR:

  • Care for a diverse population and have access to patients in over 750 hospital beds.
  • Experience a realistic and humane call schedule with a “night float.”
  • Learn in a small group practice model through a program specifically designed for residents.
  • Take advantage of a large variety of sport medicine opportunities. 
  • Be responsible for direct and primary patient care with close faculty back-up and supervision.
  • Broaden your education with significant elective time, which allows residents to tailor their training practice goals, including the opportunity for an international experience.
Lynchburg Love sign downtown, Percival's Island

Lynchburg already loves you

Lynchburg (LYH) is a quintessential Virginian city with a leafy, historic veneer and an industrial heart. Its downtown and many neighborhoods offer a rich cultural character, a vital sense of the past and a growing contemporary energy. It attracts residents, companies, and visitors because it offers a revitalized and walkable downtown with eclectic shops and welcoming proprietors, a lushly green riverfront crisscrossed with trails and ways to explore, and opportunities in industries that are helping define the future.

Salaries by year

First year $56,580
Second year $58,902
Third year $61,532

Benefits for all LFMR residents

  • Moving/Relocation expenses (up to $2,000)
  • Vacations and sick leave: 20 working days a year
  • Practice search/interviews: up to 3 days during 3rd year
  • Continuing Medical Education expenses: $1000 per year
  • Annual membership to AAFP and Lynchburg Academy of Medicine
  • Travel allowance for out-of-town rotations (with approval)
  • Yearly discounted membership to YMCA
  • Fitness allowance of $120/year
  • Reimbursement of the basic application fee for the ABFM exam, if taken prior to graduation and with passing results ($1,300)
  • Reimbursement of the USMLE Step 3 or COMLEX