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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 2013-14 stipends:

  • PGY1: 47,334.63
  • PGY2: 48,879.28
  • PGY3: 50,422.80
  • PGY4: 51,965.19
  • PGY5: 53,507.58


RESIDENT BENEFITS

  • Insurance – malpractice, health (100% paid for resident and dependents), life, disability .
  • Vacation (PGY 1: 2 weeks/year; PGY 2-3: 3 weeks/year; PGY 4-5: 4 weeks/year) .
  • Registration paid for ATLS, ABLS, FCCS, FLS and PALS certification and ACLS recertification .
  • 3 Lab coats(including laundering) ,
  • meal cards($120 per month),
  • textbook and other study materials as deemed necessary .
  • Travel expenses paid when presenting at a conference . Travel expenses paid for one major conference during PGY 5 year .
  • Loupes provided at PGY 2 year. .
  • Free parking


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