Salary & Benefits
The following stipend schedule for each level of training has been approved for the housestaff year 2023-2024:
|Level of Training||Stipend|
The following housestaff benefits remain in effect:
Three weeks (15 working days) of paid annual vacation, and one week (5 working days) of paid annual personal/professional development time which must be scheduled with the approval of the Program Director. Both vacation and personal/professional development time is non-accruing.
Choice of health insurance plans, including hospitalization coverage - premium costs are shared between the Hospital and the house officer for health coverage for the house officer and family.
Group dental insurance for trainee and family at a nominal charge per month.
Group term life insurance up to the salary amount but not to exceed $25,000 at no charge. Additional life insurance may be purchased by the trainee.
Disability insurance for specialty-specific occupation with benefit equal to approximately 66.6% of monthly earnings up to $3,000/month (less benefits from other sources) and built-in-cost-of-living rider. Basic policy paid by Hospital. Additional individual coverage may be purchased by the trainee.
Malpractice insurance is provided by the hospital for professional activities that are an approved part of the training program.
House staff are responsible for purchasing their own lab coats, which may be purchased from the University of Utah Linen Services.
Other benefits, such as reduced tuition, bookstore discount, and others as offered to all University employees.
FMLA time paid for up to seven (7) weeks (this includes any FMLA or DLOA in the rolling calendar year).