Benefits

Benefits We Offer

Residents have the opportunity to obtain membership at Bernard Johnson Student Recreation Center, where you can work out on the latest fitness equipment, swim in the Olympic-style pool, play racquet ball on one of the four racquet ball courts, or take a climb on the 30-foot rock climbing wall.

Graduate Medical Education Stipends 2021-2022

Post-Graduate LevelAnnual Salary
First Year$55,794.37
Second Year$57,879.45
Third Year$59,748.28

Graduate Medical Education Benefits

Vacation*First Year: 10 days
 Second Year & Above: 15 days
 Nine Holidays (Ten in Presidential Election Year) & Four Holiday Bonus Days
 *In accordance with University Policy and/or in compliance with board requirements
Health InsuranceUK credit for plan and coverage level chosen
Parking PermitResidents receive a parking allowance (added to payroll)
Lab CoatsThree per year (PGY-2 & 3 has option of scrubs)
KY Medical LicensureOriginal cost for required license plus annual renewal
Disability InsuranceEffective After 12 months of employment
Life InsuranceOne times stipend coverage provided at no cost
 Optional up to five times stipend
Meal MoneyFunds added to pay check 
Individual Pager 
RetirementResidents and Fellows are eligible for the University’s retirement matching savings plan.

For more information: http://uky.edu/hr/benefits