•  UAB Resident Salaries
  • Paid Leave :

    • Vacation - 15 working days of vacation each year

    • Sick Leave - Up to 5 working days of compensated sick leave each year

    • Additional PTO - 10 additional paid days are available if needed but these additional days ( beyond 15 vacation and 5 sick) days will extend residency

    • Parental Leave - Up to 4 additional paid weeks for parental leave and an additional 8 weeks to 12 weeks unpaid leave is available but will necessitate residency extension. 

    • Continuing Medical Education - Upper level residents have 5 total working days available to be taken in PGY2 or 3  to attend an approved CME event.

    • Site Visit Days - Upper level residents have an additional 5 total working days available to be taken in PGY2 or 3  to visit prospective employers.

    • Program Time - Schedule permitted additional days may be granted to present at appropriate national or regional meetings.  Similarly, when possible the program will assist with financial support for such trips.

  • Insurance :

    • Health Insurance - Health Insurance through Blue Cross & Blue Shield/Viva Health is available.

    • Life Insurance - The University provides group universal life insurance.

    • Accidental Death and Dismemberment - Accidental death and dismemberment is provided for each resident.

    • Professional Liability - Occurrence-type malpractice insurance is provided by the University.

  • Program Paid Dues & Fees :

    • Alabama Licensure Fees, Paid annually

    • County and State Medical Society Dues, paid annually

    • American Academy of Family Physicians Dues, paid annually

    • Intern Educational Stipend - One-time payment to offset your cost of relocating and/or acquiring a tablet.

    • USMLE Step III Stipend -  One-time stipend to offset your cost for USMLE Step III, paid if taken during residency.

    • ABFM Certification - One-time stipend to offset your cost for the PGY3 certification exam

  • Additional Benefits:
    • Tuition Assistance - Educational Assistance is available for employees, spouses, and dependent children taking courses at the Birmingham campus.

    • Advanced Life Support Course Fees - In additional to providing ACLS, Pediatric Life Support, Neonatal Life Support and Advanced Life support certification courses during orientation the program will cover the cost of renewing your ACLS certification in your third year of residency.

    • Lab Coats - Two lab coats are provided, total cost not to exceed $80.