Benefits

Salary

Insurance

  • Health Insurance (dependent coverage available at house staff physician's expense)
  • Life Insurance
  • Malpractice Insurance
  • Dental Insurance

Leave

  • PGY-1: 10 vacation days per academic year*
  • PGY-2 and 3: 15 vacation days per academic year*
  • PGY-4: 15 days vacation per year + five additional days for educational leave
  • *All residents receive four bonus days at Christmas and nine university holidays during the year.
  • Residents also receive "Career Development", "Professional" & "Education" days to be used throughout their residency.
    • These days can be utilized to attend conferences, workshops, job interviews, etc. 

Textbooks

  • PGY-1 : Receive Braddom and Frontera textbooks
  • PGY-2: two books related to PM&R
  • PGY-3: $600 to use toward education material
  • PGY-4: $1400 lump sum added to pay check to be used for educational materials

Miscellaneous Benefits

  • Matched and Voluntary retirement
  • Parking allowance (added to payroll - parking passes)
  • Lab coats or Scrubs (3 per year)
  • Meal discount at Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Meal stipend (added to payroll)
  • Individual call rooms for PGY-I's
  • Kentucky license renewal per discretion of GME Office
  • Free DEA license once eligible
  • University of Kentucky Staff ID which allows access to the following at a reduced rate or no charge:
    • Home basketball games*
    • Home football games*
    • Indoor Olympic pool
    • Basketball courts
    • Racquetball courts
    • Weight room
    • Tennis courts
    • Indoor track
    • *Spouse tickets can be purchased by house staff physician
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