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Our residents earn a competitive annual stipend and a benefits package that includes medical and dental plans, paid time off and retirement plans.


Visit the KU Medical Center's Office of Graduate Medical Education website for the current academic year's resident stipends.

This information applies to residents and fellows training at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, Kansas campus.

Leave per academic year

  • 15 days of vacation per academic year
  • 10 days of medical leave/sick leave
  • Up to 5 days of professional leave
  • Paid parental leave

Additional paid benefits

  • $800 educational development fund per academic year
  • Kansas postgraduate permit fees
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • Garage parking
  • Food stipend
  • Student center, activity and library fees
  • Psychiatry-Resident-In-Training Examination (PRITE) fees
  • PRITE and board preparation materials
  • Limited supply of scrubs and embroidered white coats (Laundry service not included)
  • Personal health and dental insurance for resident (Family health insurance available; additional fees apply)
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Malpractice coverage through the Kansas Stabilization Fund
  • Campus fitness center membership
  • Counseling services
  • Membership dues for the American Psychiatric Association and Kansas Psychiatric Society
  • USMLE Step 3/COMLEX Level 3 Examination (One-time only)
  • Additional educational funds in last year of residency that may be applied toward board exams or board review

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

University of Kansas Medical Center
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Mailstop 4015
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-6433
Fax: 913-588-6414