Family Practice Program Budget Narrative



The statewide program's appropriation for FY 2021 is $1,720,598, a reduction of 1.42% (-$24,781) from the FY 2020 appropriation. Non-appropriated interest income is estimated at $5,500. Total revenues, therefore, are anticipated to be $1,726,098.  Eighty percent (80%) of the appropriated funds ($1,376,478) are scheduled for grants to the UI-affiliated community based family medicine residency training centers consistent with statutory requirements, and 20% of the appropriation ($344,120 plus $5,500 in interest income = $349,620) will be spent on University-sponsored activities in support of the community-based training programs.  The Carver College of Medicine Office of Statewide Clinical Education Programs provides educational, administrative and research support for the community sites.

  • Family Medicine Physician training grants                $1,376,478
  • CCOM Office of Statewide Clinical Education Programs (OSCEP)

support for statewide family practice residency programs   $349,620



$1,376,478 – Statewide UI Affiliated Family Medicine Residency Support

This funding goes directly to each UI Affiliated Family Medicine Residency Program across Iowa.  This funding is divided equally between all UI affiliated programs to support the ongoing operations at each site producing family medicine physicians. 

The goal of this program is to improve access to primary health care services across the state of Iowa through recruiting and retaining these graduates to practice within dispersed areas of the state.  This program serves as a great example of a successful public – private partnership with much of the financial support provided by the local hospitals.

The statewide family practice programs are in Davenport, Waterloo, Mason City, Sioux City and two in Des Moines (Iowa Lutheran and Broadlawns).  There are currently 44 positions for new family practice residents each year, replacing 44 graduates or a three year total of 132 residents in training.

$296,066 – Total Salaries and Benefits

The University salaries and benefits total $296,066.  These positions provide support to the Statewide Family Practice Programs across the state.

$53,554 – General Expenses

The balance of $53,554 is for a range of services including the Visiting Professor Program.  This funding allows the statewide program to provide minimal compensation to faculty who temporarily leave their regular duties at the University of Iowa to lecture/present as visiting professors at the community-based programs across Iowa.  In addition to a small honorarium, the Visiting Professors are compensated for the cost of their travel. Airfare has been eliminated for support to Sioux City and replace through Zoom.

In addition, this covers costs for UI CCOM staff to travel to the sites within the statewide system as needed and faculty and staff from the statewide system are paid the cost of their travel several times a year to the University of Iowa or other sites for various educational purposes.