Stipends and Benefits
2009-2010 Resident Stipends (Effective 7-01-2009)
Paychecks are issued biweekly.
Training Agreement (PDF - 152 KB)
PGY-1 - three weeks (15 Monday - Friday days)
PGY-2 to PGY-6 - four weeks (20 Monday - Friday days)
Eight (8) paid holidays are: New Year's Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, the Friday following Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Ten (10) days (Monday - Friday)
Varies according to program
Family / Parental Leave
Twelve (12) weeks of family/medical leave, without pay but with continued benefits, is available for personal illness or family needs within the guidelines of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
Major medical coverage, including vision and prescription coverage, and optional dental coverage is available. Monthly premiums are: single: $30 for medical, $5 for dental ($35/month total); one dependent: $125 for medical, $25 for dental ($150/month total); two or more dependents: $195 for medical, $50 for dental (total $245/month).
Professional Liability Coverage
Loma Linda University Medical Center provides professional and general liability coverage through a self-insured program. This program covers house staff while acting within the course and scope of their employment relationship. All coverage is provided on an occurrence basis. No separate "tail coverage" is required.
State Disability Insurance (SDI) is available for eligible employees in the event of hospitalization, outpatient surgery, or illness lasting over one week. An SDI claim form must be completed and submitted to the state promptly. LLUMC requires that employees apply for SDI if a covered event occurs. In addition to SDI, fellows are covered by a long-term group disability income plan provided by LLUMC. This plan provides disability benefits until age 65.
Loma Linda University Medical Center provides a $100,000 group term life insurance policy.
All fellows and their dependents can join the Drayson Center free of charge.
Fellows receive a 30 percent discount on food purchased at the LLUMC, Children's Hospital, Faculty Dinning Room, Faculty Medical Offices, the Campus Cafeterias, and the Patio Pantry. Cafeteria hours are from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. on weekends and 6 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. weekdays. Vending machines are also available.
Two white laboratory coats are provided at the beginning of training and are laundered at no expense to the fellow.