Salary & Benefits
Resident salaries vary by year of residency.
Meals provided at lunch and when on call.
Two weeks of vacation which must be taken on Electives
Six days off at either Christmas or New Years
Residency is a very stressful period; therefore, formal and informal measures are in place to monitor resident stress and any learning or drug or alcohol related dysfunction.
- Core curriculum lectures for house staff and faculty on stress management and drug or alcohol problems
- Resiliency Enhancement, a book on stress management, is provided at orientation
- Confidential counseling, psychological support and referral
Medical insurance is available through the University of Tennessee. See the University of Tennessee Health Science Center for more information.