Compensation offered to those in the Internal Medicine Residency Program is reviewed annually by the University of Illinois to ensure we are providing similar or superior benefits to other programs in the Chicago area. For the academic year 2012 - 2013, the annual salaries are:
Advocate Christ Medical Center provides professional and educational support up to $1,000 for each PGY-2 and PGY-3 resident to be used to reimburse costs for approved conferences, travel (including travel for interviews), books, computer programs, etc. In addition, categorical residents receive money toward Cecil's or Harrison's Textbook of Medicine in the PGY-1 year and a subscription to the New England Journal of Medicine in the PGY-2 and PGY-3 year. Throughout all three years, categorical residents receive ACP-ASIM membership, which includes a subscription to the Annals of Internal Medicine and ACP Journal Club. The program provides all residents with a subscription to Up-To-Date.
One four-week vacation per year (for PGY-2s and PGY-3s, vacation may be taken in two-week blocks, based on availability.) Also, PGY-1s at the end of the academic year receive an additional week of unpaid leave. In addition to vacation, each resident has three personal days, which may be taken any time with approval of the program director.
Health Insurance: Residents may elect coverage under any of the plans offered by UIC, but any costs beyond the approved reimbursement amount will be borne by the resident.
Spousal and dependent coverage is also available.
Dental & Vision Insurance: Resident may elect dental and or vision coverage.
Disability Insurance: Effective July 1, 2000, the residents' waiting period for short-term disability coverage was shortened from 180 days to 90 days. Questions or requests for claim forms should be directed to the Graduate Medical Education Offices.
Life Insurance: Term life insurance is provided to the resident in the amount of one year's stipend, at no cost to the resident. Additional life insurance is also available.
The most current information regarding benefits may be viewed on line at https://nessie.uihr.uillinois.edu/
Learn more about the UIC Resident Agreement.
Also, view samples of specific Resident Agreements: