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Residency Program - Benefits

Stipends

The stipends for interns and residents at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center are consistent with other medical centers in the Southwest and may undergo increased adjustments each year as appropriate. There are increments for each additional year of approved training.

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Year 2015-16 stipends:

  • PGY1: 50,217.31
  • PGY2: 51,856.03
  • PGY3: 53,493.54
  • PGY4: 55,129.86
  • PGY5: 56,766.19
  • PGY6: 58,404.91
  • PGY7: 60,043.64


RESIDENT BENEFITS

  • Insurance – malpractice, health (100% paid for resident and dependents), life, dental, vision, disability .
  • Vacation (PGY 1: 2 weeks/year; PGY 2-3: 3 weeks/year; PGY 4-5: 4 weeks/year) .
  • Registration fees paid for ATLS, ABLS, FCCS, FLS and PALS certification and ACLS recertification .
  • 2 Lab coats(including laundering) ,
  • meal card,
  • Subscription paid for FSC and SCORE online curriculums.
  • Travel expenses paid when presenting at a conference.
  • Professional Development Account.
  • Free parking

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