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Benefits

Housestaff Benefits and Stipends

For detailed information on the benefits listed below, please visit the University of Chicago Graduate Medical Education website

  • 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
  • $600 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.  

Stipends

The stipend levels for the 2017-2018 academic year are:

PGY 1 ................................ $56,600
PGY 2 ................................ $59,170
PGY 3 ................................ $61,333
PGY 4 ................................ $64,160
PGY 5 ................................ $66,630