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Benefits and Stipends

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
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Paid Leave
  • Personal Leave of Absence
  • FMLA
  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • Tuition Remission
  • Confidential Counseling, Medical, and Psychological Support Services (Perspectives)

Optional Benefits

  • Dental Insurance 
  • Vision Service Plan 
  • Personal Accident Insurance & Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Critical Care Insurance 
  • Personal Legal Assistance through the MetLaw Plan
  • Supplemental Retirement Annuities (TIAA-CREF, Vanguard)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Health Care, Dependent Care, Parking and Transportation, Bicycle Commuter Benefits))

Additional Benefits Specific to NorthShore-based Pathology Residents

  • Hospital-provided parking at Evanston Hospital
  • $600 annual book allowance (may be used towards the purchase of a laptop)
  • 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 2018-2019 academic year are:

PGY 1 ................................ $57,732
PGY 2 ................................ $60,353
PGY 3 ................................ $62,560
PGY 4 ................................ $65,443
PGY 5 ................................ $67,963