SALARY AND INSURANCE
The annual resident stipend, in addition to Health Insurance information can be found on the University of Kentucky GME website at:
2020 - 2021 GME Resident Benefits
Life Insurance: One times stipend coverage at no cost.
Disability Insurance: After twelve months of employment.
EDUCATION FUND The Department provides residents with an annual education fund via payroll as outlined below:
PGY 2 $500
PGY 3 $500
PGY 4 $500 + Up to $1,500 (board prep)
PGY 5 $500
CHIEF RESIDENT stipend + $1,900
AIRP REGISTRATION & STIPEND
The Department provides residents the opportunity to attend the American Institute for Radiologic Pathlogy Four-Week Radiologic-Pathologic Correlation Course during their third year of training. Registration is paid by the Department. Residents receive a $2,500 stipend toward travel/lodging expenses.
VACATION & PROFESSIONAL LEAVE BENEFITS*
First Year (PGY 1): Two weeks
Second Year & Above (PGY 2 - 5): Three weeks
Eight Official University Holidays & Four Holiday Bonus Days
The Department of Radiology provides the following professional leave benefits:
• Board Review Course (one week)
• Interview Days (up to ten days during course of residency)
• Paper/poster presentation at national meeting (up to $2,000 per year of training)
• Professional society meeting (RSNA or ARRS), during senior year (one week)
*In accordance with University policy and/or in compliance with board requirements
KENTUCKY MEDICAL LICENSURE Original cost for Residency Training (R) or Institutional Practice (IP) license plus yearly renewal.
The following professional societies provide complimentary membership to residents-in-training. The Program Coordinator is happy to assist you with your applications.
• American College of Radiology
• American Roentgen Ray Society
• Radiological Society of North America
• plus several other subspecialty societies…
The following professional society membership dues are paid by the Department:
• American Alliance of Academic Chief Residents in Radiology (A3CR2) - (Chief and Assistant Chief Residents)
Parking in any employee lot (“E”) is free to housestaff.
House Staff are provided up to three lab coats and/or scrubs per year. Embroidery and dry cleaning services for lab coats are paid by the Department.
PERSONAL LEAD APRONS & GLASSES
Radiology Residents are provided with custom-fit, personalized, lead aprons/thyroid collars and lead glasses upon entrance to the program.
Residents have access to a completely renovated Department of Radiology Residents’ Library well as the University’s Medical Center Library. The Residents’ Library contains the latest edition textbooks and journals, multiple computers, personal lockers as well as comfortable and quiet reading/study areas. Residents may also check-out an expansive array of digital teaching media and are provided access to STATdx. Second and third year radiology residents also receive subscriptions to RADPrimer.
The University of Kentucky Health & Wellness program provides a full range of wellness, exercise, diet and lifestyle support services, as well as on-campus gym and exercise programs. Visit www.uky.edu/HR/wellness for additional information.
SERVICES AND DISCOUNTS
Childcare: The University of Kentucky partners with Woodland Early Learning Center to bring quality early education to the UK campus with discounts for employees. Call (859) 255-3444 for details. You may find information and additional child care discounts online at https://www.uky.edu/hr/work-life/resources-for-parents/childcare-options
Employee Discount Program: In cooperation with many community businesses offering a variety of goods and services, the Employee Discount Program provides a number of discounts and other incentives to UK employees. To learn more, visit www.uky.edu/HR/edp.