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Resident salary and benefits

 

Resident Salaries

All residents within a given post graduate year receive the same salary. Salaries are pro-rated for part time and partial-year appointments. The annual salary rates through June 30, 2019, which may change beginning July 1, 2021, are as follows:
 
PGY 1 $60,090
PGY 2 $62,128
PGY 3 $64,562
 
Chief residents will receive additional compensation for their leadership responsibilities as determined by each local residency program.
 

Resident Medical and Life Insurance Benefits

All residents are provided medical and life insurance benefits. The following are brief descriptions of insurance coverages.
 
  1. Group Health Insurance: Comprehensive health insurance is available for residents, their spouses, eligible dependents, and eligible adult children. To ensure coverage, application must be submitted during the enrollment period. Coverage begins on the first day of employment.
 
  1. Dental Insurance: Dental coverage is available for residents, their spouses, eligible dependents, and eligible adult children. Residents may select from basic dental coverage or a more comprehensive level of coverage. To ensure coverage, application must be submitted during the enrollment period.  
 
  1. Vision Care Insurance: Vision care insurance is available for residents, their spouses, eligible dependents, and eligible adult children. To ensure coverage, application must be submitted during the enrollment period.
 
  1. Long-Term Disability Insurance: Long-term disability insurance is provided for all residents beginning with the first day of employment. This provides for a monthly benefit in the event of a covered disability.  
 
  1. Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance: Accidental death and dismemberment insurance provides a benefit in the event of accidental loss of life, sight, or limb, subject to guidelines of the policy. Residents may select individual coverage, or coverage to include their spouse and eligible dependents.
 
  1. Group Life Insurance: Residents may select group life insurance: either individual coverage for themselves, or coverage that includes their spouse and eligible dependents.
 

Pre-Tax Benefits

  1. Medical Expense and Day Care Reimbursement Pre-Tax Programs: Residents may elect to pay for certain expenses from pre-tax, rather than after-tax income, as authorized by the federal Internal Revenue Code—enrollment in these programs reduces taxable income. Programs include:
    • Pre-tax medical expense reimbursement account for income allocated for approved out-of-pocket health care costs.
    • Pre-tax dependent day care reimbursement account for income allocated for qualified day care costs for dependents.
 
  1. Retirement Plan: Residents may choose to enroll and contribute to an employer-administered retirement plan. Contributions are 100% vested.  
 

Professional Development Benefits

All residents are provided professional development benefits.
  1. Professional Memberships and Certifications: Membership dues for residents are paid by your local program for the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), which includes membership in the Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians (WAFP).
    • American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) certification: Board eligible PGY3s are required to take the ABFM certification exam in the spring of their 3rd year as a condition of employment. The base exam fee for one exam will be covered by WiNC. Late fees are not reimbursable.
    • Note: Dates for certification exams for off-cycle residents vary.
 
  1. Life Support Courses: Varying by individual residency program and subject to local program policies, fees may be covered for the following life support courses:
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
    • ACLS re-certification
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
    • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
    • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
    • Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO)
  2. Residents are encouraged to take life support courses offered in their community or by WiNC. When these courses are taken outside of your community, reimbursement will be limited to a rate comparable to those available locally.
 
  1. Professional Development Funds: In addition to professional memberships and life support courses as described above, professional development funds will be available with specification on or before July 1, 2021. Items that may be covered and require advanced approval from the program director: conferences, exams, WI state licensing, travel and conferences, etc.
 
  1. Support for Research and Scholarly Activities: There are opportunities to participate in ongoing scholarly projects conducted by WiNC program faculty. Please contact Kevin O’Connell, MD, DIO, at (715) 675-5246; kevin.o’connell@aspirus.org if you are interested in finding out about current opportunities.
 
  1. Faculty and staff from around the state are available to guide and assist residents in research and other scholarly work including presentations and publications. Additionally, the national Family Practice Inquiry Network (FPIN) has many opportunities available for residents to write medical inquiries and evidence-based Help Desk answers for publication. FPIN aims to make evidence-based family medicine and clinical scholarship more accessible to family physicians in clinical practice. For questions and more information on these opportunities, please contact your Program Director or Education Coordinator.
 

Medical Malpractice/Professional Liability Benefits

All residents are provided medical malpractice/professional liability benefits by their employer arising out of their participation in the education program
 
 

Resident Time Away Benefits

All residents, are offered paid time away from the residency program. Please refer to the next section for description of resident time away from the program.
 
 

Additional Resident Benefits

Local Program Benefits: Additional Resident Benefits Package will be available by July 1, 2021.
 

Resident Time Away from the Program


Resident Time Away: All residents will have paid time off from the program. The details of the resident time away policy will be available by July 1, 2021.