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Salary & Benefits

Salary is paid to each resident on a biweekly basis.

First Year Residents $53,634
Second Year Residents $5​5,388
Third Year Residents $5​7,170
Fourth Year Residents $​5​9,606



  • All residents are provided an educational fund
  • Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP) print version or digital version purchased for all categorical residents during their intern year
  • Free access to UpToDate
  • Library privileges through the Robert M. Bird Health Sciences Library
  • ACP membership provided by department


Please see the GME Policy and Procedure Manual for more information regarding insurance and other resident benefits.

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Access to free and confidential counseling services

At work

  • 24-hour secured parking paid for by the department
  • Two embroidered white coats provided
  • Five sets of scrubs
  • UpToDate access throughout the hospital
  • Alphanumeric pagers
  • Meal allocations at OUMC: $150 per quarter
  • Meal allocations at VA: $100 per quarter
  • 24-hour access to resident lounge
  • Lunch provided at conference



All residents receive three weeks (15 business days) of vacation per year that can be taken in one or two week blocks. Vacation cannot be carried into the next academic year.

Sick Leave

All residents receive 15 days of sick leave per year. Sick leave cannot be carried into the next academic year.

Military Leave

All residents who are members of the Oklahoma National Guard or any branch of the United States military or its reserve components are entitled to a leave of absence with pay for the first 30 regularly scheduled workdays of active military duty during any federal fiscal year (October 1 through September 30).