The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville

The Department of Radiology

Salary and Benefits

2019-2020 Academic Year Resident Salaries*

  Annual Monthly
PGY1 $50,523 $4,210
PGY2 $52,069 $4,399
PGY3 $53,989 $4,499
PGY4 $56,102 $4,675
PGY5 $58,026 $4,836
PGY6 $59,545 $4,962
PGY7 $61,533 $5,128

*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

Book Fund Each incoming resident is provided with a new Apple IPad (theirs to keep). Residents also receive a stipend of $300 each year for use on additional radiology texts.
Lead Apron     Each incoming resident is provided with an individual monogrammed lead apron- $1500 value (theirs to keep).
Vacation** 20 days per year
Sick Leave 21 days per year
Holidays All University of Tennessee holidays including: Memorial Day, Independence Day (July 4th), Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Winter Holiday (Dec. 25th), New Year's Day. The actual day awarded may vary due to patient care concerns.
Bereavement Leave For immediate family.
Leave of Absence Residents are granted leave of absence with particular arrangements with program criteria in compliance with Board requirements for absence from training.
Insurance Medical - Medical Center Pays 80%, Resident Pays 20% Co-Payment, Individual, Individual & Spouse, Individual & Children, or Family Coverage Disability - $1,500 Per Month Benefit Life - $100,000 (Double Indemnity Accidental) Liability - Provided by Tennessee State Board of Claims (Limited to Residency Program Activities).
Educational Meetings GSM supports resident travel to approved regional or national conferences when the resident is presenting an accepted poster, abstract or oral presentation, or to receive an award. Amount - $2,250 per such meeting.
Educational Benefits

Additional courses provided by the Graduate School of Medicine:

  • Business courses for the practicing physician and dentist
  • Research design and statistics
  • Foundational Curriculum
Simulation Center Available for all residents in all training programs with emphasis on surgical and procedural practice.
Uniforms Monogrammed white lab coats provided.
Meals Meal stipend provided for each resident, based on number of call hours in each 6-month period.
Pagers Alpha-numeric pagers provided.
Medical Library Pubmed searches, photocopying, and computer laboratory provided. Library facility access is available 24/7.
Notary Notary services are provided.
Parking Free parking provided by the Medical Center.

**The amount of time a resident can be away from residency duties and still meet Board and or graduation requirements varies among the specialties. Each program will provide its residents with written program-specific policies on leave allowances and the effect of leaves of absence, for any reason, on satisfying the criteria for completion of that program.



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