Resident Benefits

The resident benefits package is competitive with other physical medicine and rehabilitation programs in the geographic region. 2012-2013 salary levels are determined by UAB's Graduate Medical Education Office and are competitive with other programs.


PGY-2
(Salary $49,061) 

  • American Academy of PM&R membership
$70.00
  • Self Assessment examination
120.00
  • PM&R Textbook
350.00
  • Books/DEA/license fees
1175.00
  • Educational leave - not to exceed 3 days (at resident's expense)
 


 PGY-3 (Salary $50,561)

  •  American Academy of PM&R membership
$70.00
  • Self-Assessment Examination
120.00
  • EMG Self-Assessment Exam
90.00
  • Educational Allowance
Up to 1500.00
  • Annual state licensure / Controlled Substance fee
450.00
  • Educational leave - not to exceed 3 days
 


PGY-4 (Salary $52,161)

  •  American Academy of PM&R membership
$70.00
  • Self-Assessment Examination
120.00
  • EMG Self-Assessment Exam
90.00
  • Educational Allowance
Up to 1500.00
  • Annual state licensure / Controlled Substance fee
450.00
  • Educational leave - not to exceed 10 days
 


Additional benefits include:

  • three 3 weeks annual vacation;
  • insurance,
    • Health at a nominal fee,
    • life insurance,
    • long-term disability, and
    • accidental death and dismemberment insurance;
  • professional liability insurance;
  • expenses affiliated with trips to make scientific presentations;
  • three nights use of moonlighter service per year;
  • beeper;
  • two white coats at orientation and lab coat cleanings; and
  • necessary office supplies with reasonable use of copiers.