Benefits


Salary

PGY 1

PGY 2

PGY 3

PGY 4

$47,742

$49,061

$50,561

$52,161

Stipend (This money can be used for books, tools, educational material, travel to meetings, and licensing fees.):

PGY 1

PGY 2

PGY 3

PGY 4

$500

$1000

$1000

$1000

 

Neurology Residents’ Library:

Used almost exclusively by the residents, this formal library with journals, books and computers is a great place to read or work on research projects or chat with a fellow resident about a project.  We use this area frequently to do some extra reading or as a quiet place to relax during the day.  You will find this space to be very quiet, relaxing and useful throughout your years at UAB.

Benefits at no cost to residents:

•  Parking

•  Pagers,  lab coats, and scrubs

•  ACLS/BCLS Certification and Re-Certification

•  Access to UpToDate and most medical journals from off campus through Lister Hill library login

•  60% discount in UAB hospital cafeteria

•  Lunch at daily noon conferences

•  American Academy of Neurology membership (begins PGY2 year)

•  Subscription to AAN journals including Green Journal, Continuum and also to Archives of Neurology and Annals of Neurology

•  Counseling Services through the UAB Faculty and Staff Assistance Program

•  Remote access to the UAB Electronic Medical Record

•  Professional Liability Insurance

•  Group Term Life Insurance

•  Long-Term Disability Insurance

•  Accidental Death and dismemberment Insurance

•  403(b) and 457(b) Retirement Plans (optional)

•  Flexible Spending Account

•  Travel to a national/international meeting is reimbursed if the resident is presenting as first author on a paper or poster

Other benefits:

•  Low cost health, dental and vision insurance

•  Sick leave

•  Family leave

•  3 weeks of paid vacation annually

•  Low cost recreational facility membership



For more details about UAB employee benefits, please see the UAB Human Resources Benefits website.

Also visit the Graduate Medical Education website for details about benefits the hospital provide to residents.

Moonlighting

The neurology house staff has a policy outlining moonlighting regulations. We allow moonlighting because of the tremendous financial burden facing today's resident but emphasize our residents need to have ample time for reading and other neurology activities.