Resident Benefits

Salary

YearAmount
PGY-1$ 54,000
PGY-2$ 55,215
PGY-3$ 56,871
PGY-4$ 59,004

Vacation

YearWeeks
PGY-1        2
PGY-23
PGY-33
PGY-43

 

Holidays

All major holidays are recognized by the University of Kentucky. If a resident works a holiday, he/she is given a bonus day that may be taken at another time. During the Christmas/New Year's Season, residents split the holiday with each resident receiving one week off.

Medical Insurance

The tables and information below represent one of the most popular insurance plans
available from the University of Kentucky. However, other plans are available. Dental and 
vision plans are available on an elective basis. 

Contact the Human Resources Department for more information.

Educational Money

Residents receive the following discretionary funds for educational use:

YearAmount
PGY-1$500
PGY-2$750
PGY-3$750
PGY-4$2000


Academic Meetings

A resident who presents at a conference and/or meeting is allotted up to $1,500 for travel expenses.


Miscellaneous

  • Pager provided
  • Lab coats (3 per year) with embroidery
  • Disability insurance provided after 12 months employment

    Click here for a full outline of Graduate Medical Education Leave and Benefits.