Resident Salary and Benefits
All UT Southwestern Medical Center residents are employees of Parkland Health & Hospital System. Salaries are paid twice monthly. The current (as of May 2016) annual pay scale for residents is:
- Year 1 – $58,199
- Year 2 – $60,122
- Year 3 – $62,570
- Year 4 – $65,070
- Year 5 – $66,896
Malpractice coverage is provided by participating hospitals on all house officers beginning the first day of their residency. The malpractice plan provides for $100,000 per claim for residents with an annual aggregate per plan participant of $1,500,000.
Life Insurance and Hospitalization
Parkland Health & Hospital System currently provides group hospitalization insurance and long-term disability insurance to all house officers through a self-insured group plan. Dependent coverage (spouse and children) is available.
All premiums are deducted from the biweekly paycheck. Coverage remains with the same carrier at all times.
A group life plan is provided at no expense to contracted, remunerated members of the Parkland house staff.
View a comprehensive list of benefits.