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Benefits at a glance 

  • Resident Year Stipend
  • Education funds during PGY-1 for assistance with USMLE/COMLEX registration, board preparation, conference travel, small medical equipment or additional educational resources.
  • Personal lens/instrument fund of $1700 to use during PGY2
  • Lenses provided throughout residency
  • 3 weeks of vacation with flexibility to break up days and 6-week notice
  • Holidays off, unless on call
  • The Basic and Clinical Science Course textbook series and Wills Eye Manual provided
  • OphthoQuestions membership throughout residency
  • Professional membership to KCSO&O and KSEPS 
  • Health/dental/vision insurance, malpractice, etc.
  • Flexible Spending Account/Health Spending Account
  • Free coffee and meal cards to use in hospital ($50.00 every two weeks)
  • Smart phone stipend
  • 10 days of sick leave
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Kansas Public Employees Deferred Compensation (457) Plan
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Backup childcare up to 10 days per year at nominal copayment through Bright Horizons
  • Hands-free breast pump and refrigerator provided by GME and onsite lactation room

More details available on the Office of Graduate Medical Education (GME) page.

KU School of Medicine

7400 State Line Rd
Prairie Village, KS 66208
Phone: 913-588-6600
Fax: 913-588-6655