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Resident Benefits

(Revised 8/2017)

The Department provides all Anesthesiology residents with:

  •  Up to $100 reimbursement for protective eyewear
  • Up to $100 reimbursement for OR shoes
  • Lab coats, a digital pager and personal tablet during their residency

Educational Fund: $3,000 ($750 / year) will be allocated to each residentís Resident Education Account (REA). REA funds are generally used for medical books, subscriptions, PDA, and travel to approved professional meetings.

ABA Staged Board Examinations: fees reimbursed: $775 for BASIC Exam taken just after PGY-2 (if passed) and $775 for ADVANCED Exam.

USMLE: The department will reimburse for USMLE Step 3 if taken and passed before the end of PGY-1. Residents entering as CA-1 (PGY-2) are expected to complete USMLE 3 prior to joining as CA-1.

 Medical License Renewal or Temporary Institutional Permit Fees: All residents must have either a Texas medical license or an institutional permit. We partially reimburse renewal fees once (up to $750) for the Texas license or pay annual Physician in Training (PIT) fees.

Professional Membership Dues: We pay membership dues to the American Society of Anesthesiologists, Texas Society of Anesthesiologists, International Anesthesia Research Society, and the Texas Medical Association. With these memberships, residents receive two monthly journals, Anesthesiology and Anesthesia and Analgesia.
On-call Meal Tickets

Subsidized Parking

UTMB Alumni Field House: Residents can enjoy the UTMB Alumni Field House for reduced fee.

Vacation, Sick Leave, Meeting Time

  • Vacation: 15 days of paid vacation (3 weeks) per year
  • USMLE and BASIC Examination: administrative leave allowed
  • Meeting Time: 5 working days during the PGY-4 year
  • Additional meeting time granted if presenting at meetings

Insurance and Salaries: Current information found by visiting the UTMB Graduate Medical Education website at www.utmb.edu/gme/

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