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Paid leave includes 15 working days of vacation and six days of educational leave (CME). Family leave and parental leave may be arranged as determined by department policy. In the case of illness, fellows receive five days of sick leave.


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

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

Educational Allowance/CME

Reimbursement for conference, travel, or books: $1,000

Tuition Reduction

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

Salary Level

Approximate base of $80,629