• Compensation and Benefits

    The salary for interns for the 2015-2016 year is $46,738. A complete health insurance policy is provided for house officers at a nominal cost; family coverage is available at additional cost. Group life insurance is available at a reduced rate. Accident protection, catastrophic illness, cancer care, intensive care, prepaid dental plan and supplemental health insurance are also available.

    UMMC offers residents the opportunity to purchase long-term disability insurance at a group discount, non-gender specific rate. A special tax-deferred annuity plan is available as well. Residents are provided professional liability coverage at no charge for activities for or on behalf of the hospital within the scope of the residency training program.

    Covered parking for the house staff is free. Residents have access to the fitness center at the Norman C. Nelson Student Union building as well. Lab coats are provided by the department. Each resident is given three weeks of vacation time, and all PGY 2-5 residents receive one week of educational leave per year. Extra time is available for the presentation of academic papers at recognized meetings.