Stipends (2015 - 2016)

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Postgraduate LevelAnnualMonthly
First Year$50,186.00$4,182.17
Second Year$51,751.00
Third Year$53,481.00$4,456.75
Fourth Year$55,463.00
Fifth Year$57,768.00$4,814.00
Sixth Year$60,399.00$5,033.25
Seventh Year$63,372.00$5,281.00
Eighth Year$66,742.00$5,561.83
Student Fellows$20,000.00  $1,666.67
Pastoral Care$23,072.00$1,922.67
Pharmacy - First Year$40,476.00$3,373.00
Pharmacy - Second Year$43,239.00

*PGY stipend is based on the lowest PGY level eligible to train in a particular specialty or subspecialty, and not by individual resident/fellow prior post graduate training



Vacation *

• First Year - 10 Days


• Second Year & Above - 15 Days


• Eight holidays & four holiday bonus days


* In accordance with University policy and/or in compliance with board requirements.

Health Insurance

• UK credit for plan and coverage level chosen (please see Benefits for health insurance rates)

Parking Permit

• "E" parking area

Lab Coats

Three per year

KY Dental/Medical Licensure



• Dental - Original cost plus yearly renewal


• Medical - Original cost for required license plus yearly renewal

Disability Insurance

• After twelve months of employment

Life Insurance

• One times stipend coverage provided at no cost


• Optional up to five times stipend

Meal Money

• $ added to pay check for most specialties (based upon duty hours)

Individual Beeper



• House staff are not eligible for the University's retirement plan (matching contribution); however, may contribute to the voluntary retirement plan