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KU Medical Center and our department are committed to providing our residents and fellows with a competitive annual salary and a benefits package.

Learn more about the benefits package we offer our residents featuring the following:

  • Medical and dental plans
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plans


Educational perks

  • Residents are eligible for an educational stipend to attend a conference or for the purchase of books, CDs or other educational materials subject to approval of the program.
  • Access to KU Medical Center's medical library is provided to house staff to browse electronic journals without a subscription.
  • $1,500 allotment per resident per year for American Academy of Neurology membership, books/media, meetings/conferences
    • $200 per resident in PGY-1 for tools (ophthalmoscope)
    • $1,500 during senior year for board preparation


  • Malpractice insurance coverage is provided to all residents
  • Health and dental insurance for you and your family

Vacation and leave

  • Residents are eligible for time off benefits. Holiday call will be equitably distributed by the program director.
  • Residents receive three weeks of paid vacation each academic year.
  • Sick leave is time that can be used in case of illness or injury. Residents are allowed 10 non-cumulative days of sick leave each year.
  • Extended leave without pay is given for reasons of family or person illness, serious health conditions, disability or the birth or adoption of a child.

Other benefits

More information

For more detailed information about the benefits we offer, check out these resources.

KU School of Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center
Department of Neurology
Mailstop 2012
3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-6970
Fax: 913-588-6965