Salary & Benefits


Salary information provided by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.


Meals provided at lunch and when on weekend and night shifts.


  • Three weeks of vacation which must be taken on Electives
  • Six days off at either Christmas or New Years

Physician Impairment

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

Medical insurance is available through the University of Tennessee. See the University of Tennessee Health Science Center for more information.