School of Medicine

Family Medicine Residency Program

Benefits

Vacation/Leave

Paid leave includes three weeks (21 calendar days) vacation annually. One week of educational leave is available for second and third-year residents. Family leave and parental leave may be arranged as determined by department policy. In the case of illness, five days of sick leave.

Insurance

The resident has a choice of health insurance plans. Premium costs are shared between University Hospital and the houseofficer for health coverage for the houseofficer and family. Group dental insurance for houseofficer and family at a nominal charge per month. Group life insurance policy of $25,000 at no charge. Additional life insurance up to a maximum of $350,000 may be purchased by the houseofficer.

Also offered is disability insurance with own occupation clause with built-in cost of living rider. Additional options may be purchased by the houseofficer. Malpractice insurance is provided by the hospital for professional activities that are an approved part of the training program.

Dues & Fees

Utah license and controlled substance license, Utah controlled substance exam, and standard FCVS report fees are paid by graduate medical education office. Residents are exempt from the drug enforcement agency certification fee, unless they choose to moonlight; then resident pays for DEA certificate. USMLE and COMLEX Step 3 registration fees are paid by the residency program.

Meal Tickets

Money will be allotted to residents on select rotations during residency.

Educational Allowance/CME

Reimbursement for conference, travel, or books:

  • R1s: $300 and Step 3 Registration fee
  • R2s: $1,000
  • R3s: $1,200 and ACLS, NRP, PALS, ALSO (local)

Tuition Reduction

Other benefits, such as reduced tuition, bookstore discount, and others as offered to all University employees.

Stipend Level

2020–2021

  • First Year: $61,061
  • Second Year: $63,315
  • Third Year: $65,697

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