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; extended options available)
  • Transportation Benefit and Parking
  • Tuition Remission

Optional Benefits

  • Dental Insurance 
  • Vision Service Plan 
  • Personal Accident Insurance 
  • Critical Care Insurance 
  • Personal Legal Assistance through the MetLaw Plan
  • Home and Auto Insurance 
  • Supplemental Retirement Annuities (TIAA-CREF, Vanguard)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Health Care, Dependent Care)

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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