The base stipends currently vary from $41,600 to $46,102 depending on area and funding source. Stipend levels can vary depending on budgetary restraints. Health insurance is available for all non-VA positions free of charge. The VA residents can purchase health insurance at a subsidized cost. Professional liability coverage is encouraged but at the Resident's expense. Residents receive 15 days of sick leave and 15 days combined vacation and academic leave.