Salary & Benefits | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Summary of Resident Benefits and Stipends

  • Free covered garage parking at UMC and Covenant Health System
  • Employer-sponsored individual health and dental insurance at no cost to the resident. Residents can add additional family members at a low cost.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Short and long-term disability
  • Paid time off per year                                                 
        • PGY 1 & 2 receive 15 days’ vacation, 12 days sick time
        • PGY 3 & 4 receive 20 days’ vacation, 12 days sick time                                                                                    
            •  NOTE: Sick days only carry over annually
  • Educational leave – (5 working days)
  • Workers’ Compensation Insurance
  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • Annual professional development funds 
        • Books, software, journals
        • CME
        • Conference attendance
        • Exams
  • Department-sponsored board review materials
  • Financial support for board exam
  • Monthly meal card allotment at UMC
  • Department financial support for research and publications
  • Annual in-training exam
  • ACLS renewals (every two years)
  • Department sponsored lab coats                                                                                                             

AAMC Annual Resident/Fellow Stipend (Southern Region)


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