Benefits Overview

Every year we get distributed a Professional Development Fund. This is $900 per year in the PGY-1 & 2 years and $1500 per year in the subsequent years. This money can be used for non-participatory conferences, books, iPad purchase program, and other items on the acceptable list as defined by the Graduate Medical Education Office.

Each year we are also given an allowance to be spent on conferences/meetings. PGY-1 & 2 years are allotted $1500 each year for travel. Anything greater than the $1500 is considered a personal expense. PGY-3 and above are allotted two $1500 conferences and one $950 conference. All conferences must be participatory conferences or residents will be required to use their PDF’s or take it as a personal expense.

Our insurance includes the following: full medical, dental, vision coverage (resident shares cost and deductions are taken pre-tax from paycheck). There is also optional AD&D, disability, pre-tax flexible spending account and/or daycare reimbursement account. Same sex domestic partner benefits are available.

Other assorted benefits provided include surgical loupes and the following: discounts @ Dell, Microsoft, AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, & Nextel; Ford X-plan pricing on vehicle purchases; and other auto supplier discounts.

Moonlighting is also available, primarily to our PGY-4 & -5 residents at our satellite emergency departments, yielding about $120 per consult (after taxes)

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