Housestaff Benefits and Stipends

For detailed information on the benefits listed below, please visit the University of Chicago Graduate Medical Education website at http://www.uchospitals.edu/professionals/gme/resources.html.

Health Insurance - 3 Options

Long-Term Disability Coverage

Professional Liability Insurance

Life Insurance

  • Basic $20,000 coverage available at no cost to the resident/fellow
  • Extended options available based on age and amount of coverage selected

Dental Insurance (Optional)

Vision Service Plan (Optional)

Personal Accident Insurance (Optional)

Critical Care Insurance (Optional)

Personal Legal Assistance through the MetLaw Plan (Optional)

Home and Auto Insurance (Optional)

Supplemental Retirement Annuities (Optional)

  • TIAA-CREF
  • Vanguard

Flexible Spending Accounts (Optional)

  • Health Care
  • Dependent Care

Transportation Benefit and Parking

Tuition Remission

Additional Benefits Specific to NorthShore-based Pathology Residents

  • Hospital-provided parking at Evanston Hospital
  • $500 annual book allowance
  • Program-sponsored travel to national meetings

Each resident is assigned a conveniently located office cubicle with a desk, computer, file cabinet and microscope.  Complimentary wi-fi is accessible throughout the hospital if you prefer to use your personal laptop or tablet.  Digital photography equipment is also available within the department.  

The Pathology Department has a dedicated library in addition to the larger hospital and medical school libraries.

Stipends

The stipend levels for the 2013-2014 academic year are:

PGY 1 ................................ $50,780

PGY 2 ................................ $52,830

PGY 3 ................................ $54,760

PGY 4 ................................ $57,285

PGY 4 ................................ $59,205

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