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Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation


Stipends (2015-2016)
  Yearly Salary
PGY1 $50,217
PGY2 $51,856
PGY3 $53,493
PGY4 $55,129
PGY5 $56,766
  Vacation Days
PGY1 15 Working Days
PGY2 15 Working Days
PGY3 15 Working Days
PGY4 15 Working Days
PGY5 15 Working Days


Sick Leave

12 Working Days per year and accumulates from year to year.


Health/Dental Insurance

The individual monthly premium for the group hospitalization coverage is furnished by TTUHSC. Coverage for dependents is available at the Housestaff Officer's (Resident's) expense. A $5,000 term life insurance policy and $5,000 accidental death and dismemberment coverage is included in the insurance plan.

Long-Term Disability-
Is provided by TTUHSC for all residents and their eligible dependents.


Professional Liability Insurance

Coverage for Housestaff Officer (Resident) is at the level of $100,000-$300,000 while participating in TTUHSC sponsored training activities. This insurance covers any activity which is part of Appointee's training program.

Other Benefits

On-call meal tickets, lab coats, laundry service.  ACLS and ATLS required.  ACLS must be obtained prior to start of residency. The department will pay for ACLS renewals through residency.  ATLS will be administered and paid for by the department during residency.

House Staff Policies