Benefits for the Resident in General Surgery


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Health Insurance:

As employees of the State of Kansas,  residents are eligible for state health insurance.  The insurance is subsidized by the state with premiums for family/dependents reimbursed.

Parking:

Each resident is provided a "red lot" parking permit by the department.

Library:

The Department of Surgery pays for each residents yearly library fees.

Loupes Allowance:

Residents receive $1,000 to go toward Loupes during their PGY 2 year.

Licensure:

The Department pays for each resident's temporary license to practice medicine and DEA license.

Vacation:

Each resident receives three weeks of paid vacation each year.

Lab Coats/Scrubs:

The Department provides three lab coats with personalized embroidery to each resident.  OR Scrubs are available to surgery residents through ID badge access.

Trips:

During the Chief year, the department will reimburse expenses up to $1000 for each Chief to attend a professional meeting of their choice. Pre-approval by the Program Director and Chair required. 

At any time during residency, if a resident has a scientific paper accepted for presentation at a national meeting, the Department will reimburse expenses upon approval from the Program Director and Chair.  There may be time away restrictions and a monetary cap.

Salary and Benefits 

Last modified: Aug 20, 2014
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