Salary and Benefits

Current stipend levels for residents are as follows:

  • PGY-2 $60,353
  • PGY-3 $62,560
  • PGY-4 $65,443

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
  • Professional liability insurance

* optional participation

Leave benefits:

  • Vacation
  • Sick leave
  • Medical leave
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Leave of absence
  • Bereavement
  • Civil leave
  • Educational meetings

Other benefits:

  • Pagers, iPods, Computer Notebooks*
  • Online access to professional resources (journals, textbooks, databases)*
  • Scrubs and White Coats*
  • Subscriptions to JAMA Dermatology and JAAD professional journals*
  • Education Fund to reimburse educational expenses (conference fees and travel, additional texts and supplies)*
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Reduced cost parking privileges

*program-specific benefits

For specific information on the benefits program, you may contact the UChicago Medicine GME Office at 773-702-6760.