Salary and Benefits

Current stipend levels for residents are as follows:
  • PGY-2 $57,727
  • PGY-3 $59,837
  • PGY-4 $62,595

The University of Chicago Medical Center has developed an extensive benefits program for residents and their dependents. Dependents include a housestaff member’s spouse/same sex domestic partner and any unmarried dependent children under the age of 23 residing with the housestaff member. In addition to the customary benefits, there are a number of plans that are optional and require separate enrollment.

Resident benefits include:
  • Health insurance
  • HIV benefits
  • Dental*
  • Flexible spending accounts*
  • Life Insurance*
  • Long term Disability*
  • Personal Accident Insurance
  • Supplement Retirement Annuities*
  • Transportation benefits
  • Tuition Remission*
  • Worker’s Compensation

* optional participation

Leave benefits:
  • Sick leave
  • Medical leave
  • Family Medical Leave Act
  • Leave of absence
  • Bereavement
  • Civil leave
  • Vacation
  • Educational meetings
Other benefits:
  • Reduced cost parking privileges
  • Pagers
  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • Cash Advances
  • E-mail and Internet access
  • Employee Assistance Program

For specific information on the benefits program, you may contact the Housestaff Affairs office at (773) 702-6760