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Our program provides benefits and insurance plans available to all residents at UAB. Below are salary and benefits for the Hunstville Internal Medicine Residency.

Resident Physician Salaries

View the Heersink School of Medicine resident salary information

Resident Physician Benefits

Paid Leave

  • Vacation: 15 working days of vacation each year.
  • Sick Leave: 15 working days each year.
  • Parental Leave: Up to 4 additional paid weeks for parental leave and an additional 8 to 12 weeks unpaid leave is available but will necessitate residency extension per ABIM Policies.
  • Continued Medical Education – Upper level residents have 5 total working days available to be take in PGY2 or 3 to attend approved CME event. *Subject to approval.
  • Employment/Fellowship Interviews: There is a maximum of 5 weekdays in the PGY2 or 3 years allotted for interviewing/site visits to potential employers.
  • Scholarly Activity: Financial support for presentation at a scientific meeting.


See full Residents' benefits summary from UAB Human Resources

Provided Dues and Fees

• Alabama Licensure Fees, paid annually
• County and State Medical Society Dues, paid annually
• American Academy of Physicians (ACP), paid annually
• MKSAP Digital, paid annually
• In-Training Prepatory Exam, provided and paid annually
• ABIM Board Preparation for PGY3
• ACLS/BLS Certification

Other Benefits

• On-site medical library – J. Ellis Sparks Library
• Remote access to EMR
• Scrubs provided
• TigerConnect, HIPAA compliant phone paging app, provided
• Custom white coats for each PGY
• Meal stipend at HH provided
• Mental health resources provided
• Employee discount programs
• Bicycle racks
• Free parking at hospital & campus

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