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Resident Benefits

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Department of Anesthesiology Resident Benefits

2023-2024 Salaries

PGY-1 $58,220   
PGY-2 $60,076
PGY-3 $62,220
PGY-4 $65,221

 Fringe Benefits

  • License Application Fee
  • License Renewal Fees
  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • Individual Health & Dental Insurance (Family coverage may be purchased at group rate)
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Monogrammed lab coat 
  • Monogrammed OR Jacket
  • Access to multiple campus gyms
  • Meal tickets when on call
  • Dedicated Free Resident Parking 

Educational Benefits

  • Laptop- Encrypted and capable of Hospital and Anesthesia EMR access
  • Oklahoma Society of Anesthesiologists membership (Courtesy of the OSA)
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) membership
  • International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS) membership
  • Exam reimbursements during residency including (ABA Basic and Advanced, ITE, and AKT)
  • Provide BLS and ACLS training
  • Anesthesia Toolbox 
  • True Learn Question Bank 
  • Internal review courses for the CA-1 and CA-2 residents
  • External review course for the CA-3 residents
  • Dedicated "quiet" study area with individual desk space 
  • Personal Anesthesia library for each resident (electronic and hard copy textbooks)
  • Campus Library access 
  • Opportunity to present at up to one national conference annually
  • Discretionary Account  

Authorized Absence

  • 15 days vacation each year
  • Up to 5 days annual professional leave for all CA-1's, CA-2's and CA-3's (Academic good standing)
  • Fellowship Interview Days
  • Up to 15 days sick leave/year
  • ABA routinely permits a maximum of 60 days absence during the three clinical years

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Benefits - Graduate Medical Education Insurance Benefits

The University of Oklahoma offers a flexible benefits plan authorized by Section 125 (Cafeteria Plan) of the Internal Revenue Code. Each month, eligible employees receive an allowance of benefits credits. These credits represent the portion the University pays to provide benefit-eligible employees with the following core insurance benefits:

  • Medical Insurance (Employee and eligible dependents)
  • Basic Dental Plan
  • Life Insurance (1.5 times annual base pay) 
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)
  • Insurance ($20,000 policy)

Long Term Disability Insurance – Provided by the College of Medicine to all residents. The benefits are paid at 60% of monthly salary. Benefits start after you have been totally or partially disabled for 90 consecutive days.

Employees are required to participate in the medical insurance plan unless they can show proof of coverage. If proof is provided, full-time employees receive a $50 per month opt-out credit. In addition to the University provided core insurance benefits, employees and their dependents have the option to participate in other benefits available at the employee's cost. These include:

  • Dependent Dental, Life, and AD&D Insurance
  • Supplemental Employee, Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Employee and Dependent Vision Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability (employee only)
  • Employee and Spouse Long-Term Care
  • Flexible Spending Accounts 

  A compensation based contribution system is in place for medical insurance which provides benefits for residents and eligible dependents. Medical insurance coverage begins commensurate with the date resident begins term of appointment. Employees may pay for medical, dental, life insurance, AD&D, and vision with pre-tax dollars. A full description of benefits is available at:

Professional Liability Insurance 

The University provides professional liability insurance for residents applicable only to duties and assignments within the scope of the residency training program. Coverage amount is $100,000/$300,000, the amount of the resident statutory cap in the State of Oklahoma.