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Benefits and Salary

Resident Stipends 2020-2021

Visit the GME website for the most current stipend amount.

PGY 1 $55,771
PGY 2 $57,726
PGY 3 $59,627
PGY 4 $62,198
PGY 5 $64,707
PGY 6 $67,178

Benefits

  • Vacation
    per Graduate Medical Education, 3 weeks of vacation leave per residency year
  • Sick Leave
    per Graduate Medical Education, 10 days of sick leave per residency year
  • Professional Leave
    with Program Director approval, an undetermined number of professional leave days to attend Radiology educational conferences. Preference is given to those residents presenting at the conference.
  • State Holidays
    Up to 9 state holidays may be given, in addition to the allowed GME vacation/leave policy, at the Program Director's discretion.
  • Wellness
    In addition to vacation days, residents are eligible for up to 2 wellness days or 4 half-days per year to be scheduled in advance per approval of the Chief Resident and clinical service.  Resident wellness resources on the Graduate Medical Education site.

At no or low cost to residents:

  • Offered Personal and Family Health insurance - employer/employee paid
  • Professional malpractice insurance provided by the Hospital and State
  • Pager and personalized lab coats
  • BLS Certification and reimbursement for re-certification
  • American College of Radiology (ACR) Annual Inservice Preparatory Board Exams
  • $1,500 annually throughout the four-year residency for the purchase of books or other educational materials provided by GME
  • Free access to STATdx and RadPrimer.
  • $1,000 for transportation and expenses to AIRP course offered during the PGY4 year provided by the Department, in addition to the registration fee paid by the Department
  • P5 Garage parking permit provided by GME
  • Bi-weekly food allowance of $30. Free resident coffee and drink stations.
  • Annual membership fee to the Kirmayer Fitness Center provided by GME
  • Fee-waived DEA for the duration of residency, as long as licensing is used only for required duties associated with the residency program
  • Fee-waived Kansas Temporary Permit for the duration of residency, as long as licensing is used only for required duties associated with the residency program
  • Fee-waived Missouri Contiguous License for the duration of residency, as long as licensing is used only for required duties associated with the residency program
  • Counseling Services through the Kansas Medical Center and Staff Assistance Program

External Resident Moonlighting/Other Internal Opportunities

  • Locum Tenens/ External Moonlighting for PGY-4 and PGY-5 Residents
  • Locum tenens in Diagnostic Radiology, with entities with which the Program has long-standing relationships
  • Occurs on weekends and vacation time
  • Hours in locum tenens must be documented into the 80-hour workweek
  • Requires Program Director and Graduate Medical Education approval
  • Requires permanent license, permanent DEA and private malpractice insurance
  • Other internal (supervised) opportunities for residents to make additional income include providing coverage for contrast administration during after-hours imaging at various KU sites
KU School of Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center
Radiology
Mail Stop 4032
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160