Combined Internal Medicine/Pediatrics - Benefits

Stipend & Benefits

  • 2011 - 2012 Salaries
    • Postgraduate Year 1 - $46,237
    • Postgraduate Year 2 - $47,347
    • Postgraduate Year 3 - $48,670
    • Postgraduate Year 4 - $49,991
  • Health insurance provided to each resident free-of-charge
  • Residents are provided professional liability coverage at no charge for activities for or on behalf of the hospital within the scope of the residency training program
  • Monogrammed lab coats, scrubs, and laundry service provided free-of-charge
  • Free covered parking
  • Business cards and personalized prescription pads provided free-of-charge
  • Lunch provided at noon conference 3 days a week, 20% discount at Cafeteria
  • On-call meals provided at no charge
  • Periodic breakfast in the resident's lounge
  • Internal "moonlighting" opportunities at VA for upper level residents
  • Free Student Union Health Club membership
  • Annual book allowance at UMC Bookstore
  • Photocopying privileges and internet access including free WiFi
  • Favorable rates for dental, health, and life insurance plans for residents, spouses, and children

Vacation & Time Off

  • Three weeks vacation annually - can be taken during most subspecialty ward services and most electives
  • At least four days completely free of duty at Christmas or New Year's

Professional Support

  • In-training examination free at all PGY levels
  • MKSAP board preparation program free for all PGY-2 residents
  • On site Internal Medicine Board Review course provided free to graduates
  • Board review/preparation allowance provided for all graduating residents
  • ACLS recertification free through Department of Medicine
  • PALS recerfification free through Department of Pediatrics
  • Associate Membership in the American College of Physicians is paid for by the Department of Medicine in the PGY-2 year
  • American Academy of Pediatrics membership provided at no charge throughout tranining
  • Pediatrics Review and Education Program materials provided free for pediatric board preparation