The Department of Radiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), is an accredited residency training program leading to board eligibility in diagnostic radiology. Our program currently consists of thirty-five residents and requires a preliminary internship year.

(Effective July 1, 2013)

  • PGY-1.....$48,560.00
  • PGY-2.....$50,161.00
  • PGY-3.....$52,154.00
  • PGY-4.....$54,590.00
  • PGY-5.....$55,273.00
  • PGY-6.....$57,173.00

This is comparable with other regional programs, not all of which share our relatively low cost of living.

Fringe benefits include:

  • 15 working days paid vacation per year.
  • 15 working days illness leave per year.
  • Group health, dental and vision insurance.
  • Life and disability insurance.
  • Five working days excused absence during each year of residency for attendance at approved scientific meetings.
  • Reimbursement for one trip to an approved meeting at which the resident presents a scientific paper or poster.
  • Reimbursement for one additional trip to attend an approved scientific meeting during the 4-year residency at which the resident need not present a paper. Alternatively, this can be applied for tuition to the AFIP course.
  • A third trip will be reimbursed if the resident presents an additional scientific paper.
  • Up to 4 days of administrative leave in either 3rd or 4th year, if needed, to attend interviews for fellowships or jobs.
  • A professional development allowance totaling $2000 over 4 years for AFIP expenses (tuition paid by department), additional expenses at other approved scientific meetings, ABR fees, books, CDs, and computers.


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UAB Human Resource Management Benefits