Salary and Benefits

For the 2017-2018 academic year, the current stipend for medical residents is as follows:

  • PGY2 – $60,122
  • PGY3 – $62,570
  • PGY4 – $65,070
  • PGY5 – $66,896

Benefits include:

  • Comprehensive health coverage at no cost to the resident. Dependent health coverage, supplemental life, dental, and vision plan insurance are available for both the resident and his/her dependents at a reduced rate
  • Low-rate automatic eligibility disability coverage
  • Malpractice and a basic life insurance policy are provided
  • Fifteen working days paid vacation per academic year plus 10-12 paid holidays per year (depends on if holidays fall on weekdays or weekend days)
  • Time for professional development
  • Sick leave – residents accrue 12 days per year during training
  • Two lab coats provided by the university at the beginning of residency (laundering is provided free of charge)
  • Professional career training
  • Professional allowance (discretionary account) to support travel and other professional needs
  • Dallas offers a lower cost of living than many U.S. cities. Compare cost of living and relocation.

 Complete list of benefits.