Salary & Benefits
Each resident has an appointment as a house officer at University Medical Cente.
As of July 1, 2010, the salaries for surgical residents are
NB: The above figures include a cost of living allowance of $2,500; in addition, these stipends are subject to annual increases, pending United University Professions (UUP) agreements.
Approximately four weeks of vacation time are allowed each year. Specific times are at the discretion of the Chief Resident and Program Director.
Health and life insurance benefits are available. Malpractice insurance is included in the Urology Residency Program.
PGY3 resident attends the basic science urology conference and as chief, an AUA Board Review at departmental expense. In addition, a resident presenting a paper at a national urologic meeting, will have all expenses paid for.
Meal privileges are provided for those residents on call at University Medical Center and the Northport VA Medical Center.
Residents are responsible for obtaining their own housing with assistance given by the Department. Urology residents are given an on-call room at all hospitals.
The on-call schedule varies slightly between the two hospitals, but, in general, each resident should expect to be on call every third night. Each resident has at least one in seven days completely free.