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The Department of Anesthesiology

Information for Applicants

Application Process

All applications to the program must be submitted using the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS). The deadline for applications is November 1, 2016.
Applications will be reviewed only when complete; a complete application must contain the following items:

  1. Application
  2. Personal statement
  3. At least 3 letters of recommendation
  4. USMLE scores
  5. Medical school transcript
  6. Medical Student Performance Evaluation (a.k.a. “Dean’s Letter”)

Interviews

Interviews are an essential part of our resident selection process. Upon completion of the ERAS application, all materials are reviewed carefully and invitations to interview are extended to selected candidates. Interviews are conducted in November and December each year.

The Department of Anesthesiology provides a one night's hotel stay for candidates, in addition to dinner the evening prior to the interview, and breakfast/lunch on the interview day.

2016-2017 Academic Year Resident Salaries*

  Annual Monthly
PGY1 $48,900 $4,075
PGY2 $50,606 $4,217
PGY3 $52,337 $4,361
PGY4 $54,068 $4,506

*To Cover Cost of Disability and Life Insurance Premiums $600 annually has been added.
A resident stipend is determined by the currently assigned PGY level and is unrelated to the number of prior months or years of previous GME completed by the resident.

Additional Benefits

The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine provides a comprehensive benefits package to residents which includes, but is not limited to:

Medical Insurance Medical Center Pays 80%, Resident Pays 20% Co-Payment, Individual, Individual & Spouse, Individual & Children, or Family Coverage
Life Insurance $100,000 (Double Indemnity Accidental) Liability - Provided by Tennessee State Board of Claims (Limited to Residency Program Activities)
Disability Insurance $1,500 Per Month
Vacation/Sick Leave 20 days per year
Meals Stipend provided for call coverage
Parking Free parking is provided
Travel Resident travel is financially supported by both the Graduate School of Medicine and Department of Anesthesiology
Textbooks

Several textbooks are provided by the Department of Anesthesiology:

  1. Basics of Anesthesia
  2. A Practice of Anesthesia for Infants and Children
  3. Clinical Anesthesia
  4. Anesthesia and Co-Existing Disease
  5. The Obstetric Anesthesia Handbook
  6. Pharmacology & Physiology
  7. Miller’s Anesthesiology
  8. Anesthesiology Review
  9. Neuroanesthesia
  10. A Practical Approach to Cardiac Anesthesia
  11. Clinical Manual and Review of Transesophageal Echocardiography
iPads iPads are provided by the Department of Anesthesiology to facilitate patient care and medical education.


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