Housestaff Benefits

Stipends (2017-2018)

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Postgraduate LevelAnnualMonthly
First Year$54,000.00$4,500.00
Second Year$55,215.00
Third Year$56,871.45
Fourth Year$59,004.13
Fifth Year$61,216.78
Sixth Year$63,665.46
Seventh Year$67,167.06$5,597.25
Eighth Year$70,525.41$5,877.12
Student Fellows$30,000.00$2,500.00
Pastoral Care$30,650.00$2,554.17
Pharmacy - First Year$47,480.00$3,956.67
Pharmacy - Second Year$47,480.00

*PGY stipend is based on the lowest PGY level eligible to train in a particular specialty or subspecialty, and not by individual resident/fellow prior post graduate training



Vacation *

• First Year - 10 Days


• Second Year & Above - 15 Days


• Eight holidays & four holiday bonus days


* In accordance with University policy and/or in compliance with board requirements.

Health Insurance

• UK credit for plan and coverage level chosen (go to for health insurance rates)

Parking Permit

• "E" parking area

Lab Coats

Three per year

KY Dental/Medical Licensure



• Dental - Original cost plus yearly renewal


• Medical - Original cost for required license plus yearly renewal

Disability Insurance

• Effective after twelve months of employment

Life Insurance

• One times stipend coverage provided at no cost


• Optional up to five times stipend

Meal Money

• Funds added to pay check for most specialties (based upon duty hours)

Individual Beeper



• House staff are not eligible for the University's retirement plan (matching contribution); however, may contribute to the voluntary retirement plan