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Residents and Fellows receive benefits from the University of Washington. A summary of benefits is listed below. For further details about the benefits package, please click here or contact the UW Benefits Office at 206-543-2800 or by e-mail at benefits@u.washington.edu

The University of Washington covers:

  • Medical Plan (employee and family) –cost is shared between UWMC and employee
  • Dental Plan (employee and family)
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Basic Long-Term Disability
  • Retirement Plans
  • Professional Liability (limited to residency training activities)
  • Three weeks vacation and one day/month accrued sick leave.
  • Educational leave and authorized travel expenses
  • Limited DEA Privileges
  • Limited on-call meals for nights when you are in the hospital later than 7pm when on rotation at either UWMC or HMC.

Additional optional benefits, employee-paid:

  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Long-Term Disability
  • Discounts on Auto & Home Insurance
  • Voluntary Investment Plan
  • Washington State Deferred Compensation
  • Dependent Care Assistance Program
  • Priority Child Care Spaces
  • Sick Child Care
  • U.S. EE Savings Bonds
  • Credit Union
  • UPASS Reduced-Cost Bus Pass for Metro and Community Transit and Extensive Commuter Program
  • Husky Card - Access campus-wide services: libraries, Academic Computer Center, sports and cultural events, Intramural Activities Center and Waterfront Activity Center


  The following salaries are based on the 2012-2013 calendar year:  
*RF=Research Fellow
  A chief resident stipend of $150 is added during the R5 UWMC administrative rotation.  

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