Graduate Medical Education


Compensation and Benefits


Medical Benefits begin on the first day of employment and all other benefits begin on contract start date.

House Staff Benefits Guide

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Post Level
2019-2020 Annual Salary
2020-2021 Annual Salary
Orientation Pay (Contingent)
PGY-I $53,078.98 $54,140.56 $1,874.16
PGY-ll $54,541.30 $55,632.13 $1,926.00
PGY-llI $56,295.90 $57,421.82 $1,987.92
PGY-IV $58,269.90 $59,435.30 $2,057.76
PGY-V $60,268.29 $61,473.66 $2,128.32
PGY-Vl $61,974.27 $63,213.76 $2,188.80
PGY-Vll $64,191.94 $65,475.78 $2,266.56
PGY-Vlll $65,946.61 $67,265.55 $2,328.48



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PGY-1 year - 15 days paid leave; cannot be carried over. There are no exceptions to this rule.

PGY-2 year and above - 15 days paid leave; cannot be carried over except as determined by program and Professional Staff Services.

Sick Leave

All years - 10 working days paid leave per year; cannot be carried over except as determined by program and Professional Staff Services.

Family and Medical Leave

All years - residents are eligible for up to twelve weeks unpaid leave for birth or adoption of a child or care of a seriously ill family member's personal serious health condition. If paid leave is available, it will run concurrently with FMLA.


The FMLA provides leave to care for a new-born child or a child placed in the employee’s home for adoption or foster care; to care for an employee’s parent, spouse, son or daughter with a personal serious health condition; or for a serious personal health condition which prevents the employee from performing his or her job


For more information, see the GME Policy on Family and Medical Leave.


Major Medical Insurance: shared cost

Major Medical Insurance for Dependents: shared cost

Group Life Insurance: paid by institution

Dependent Term Life Insurance: participant paid

Dental Insurance: shared cost

Disability Insurance: paid by institution

Flex Accounts - Hlth & Dep: participant paid

457 Deferred Comp Plan: participant paid

Professional Medical Liability Benefit Plan Handbook

Children's Health Services

For all residents with children, attached is a flyer with locations for pediatric clinics in San Antonio.

After-hours clinics flyer


Counseling and Psychological Support Services

Employee Assistant Program (EAP)

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