University of California, Riverside

Graduate Medical Education



Salary and Benefits


Salary and Benefits

Housestaff, with the exception of pediatrics and internal medicine at RCH residents, are employees of the University of California, Riverside. View the sample Graduate Medical Training Agreement.

Questions may be directed to Jennifer Rodriguez, Senior Human Resources Consultant, (951) 827-7795.

Salary

Annual Gross Salary
  • Postgraduate Year 1: $53,947
  • Postgraduate Year 2: $55,736
  • Postgraduate Year 3: $57,925
  • Postgraduate Year 4: $60,211
  • Postgraduate Year 5: $62,005
  • Postgraduate Year 6: $67,167
2016-17 Pay Dates

July 1, 2016
August 1, 2016
September 1, 2016
September 30, 2016
November 1, 2016
December 1, 2016
January 3, 2017
February 1, 2017
March 1, 2017
March 31, 2017
May 1, 2017
June 1, 2017

Exempt employees are paid on the first day of every month with two exceptions:

  1. If the first of the month falls on a Saturday, Sunday or holiday, pay day will be on the last working day of the month.
  2. The first check in the new year is available on the first working day after January 1.

Medical, Dental & Vision Benefits

  • All medical, dental & vision benefits are paid by the UCR School of Medicine.
  • Medical plan from Anthem Health Insurance.
  • Vision services from VSP vision insurance.
  • Dental insurance from Delta Dental.

Paid Vacation

Up to 15 working days per year that cannot be rolled over from one academic year to the next.

Sick Leave

Up to 12 days available per year.

Continuing Medical Education

Up to five days available each year subject to program director approval.

Short Term Disability

Disability benefit is a maximum of $700 dollars per week.

Long Term Disability

Disability benefit is a maximum of $3,000 per month.

Malpractice Insurance

Malpractice insurance is provided to residents via UCR, or via the institutional site where a rotation block occurs.

Basic Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment

$50,000 coverage included.

Employee Assistance Program

Confidential, toll-free counseling service.

Educational Enhancement & Funds

Residents receive up to five days for educational enhancement time (USMLE Step III, Continuing Medical Education lectures, post-graduate interviews, etc.) each academic year with the program director’s approval. Educational leave time does not accrue from year to year. In addition, each resident receives $1,000 for their educational funds on an annual basis.

Other Benefits

Child Care

Residents will be eligible for student rates at UCR's Child Development Center, the programs of which are accredited by the National Academy of Early Childhood Programs. The center has programs for infants, toddlers, preschool- and kindergarten-aged children of UCR students, staff and faculty.

Fitness

Residents will be eligible for the student membership rate at the UCR Student Recreation Center. This 155,000-square-foot facility features a 21,000-square-foot weight room, a 237,0000-gallon pool, an indoor jogging track, a cardiovascular fitness area with 100 machines, a 32-foot climbing wall, 30 different kinds of classes, hardwood basketball, tennis, racquetball, volleyball, badminton and squash, as well as recreation club and intramural teams.

Library Access

Residents will have access to UCR Library resources onsite, offsite and online.

White Coat Access

The Graduate Medical Education Office readily provides residents with lab coats; some participating sites may not offer laundering service.

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Graduate Medical Education
2608 School of Medicine Education Building

Tel: (951) 827-7669

E-mail: medschool@ucr.edu

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