On Call Benefits

  • No 24-hour call
  • Night float
  • Sleeping rooms & private shower facilities
  • Computers, printers and telephones


  • Annual fund for book purchases
  • One-time smartphone reimbursement up to $300
  • Annual device usage reimbursement up to $300
  • On-call meal allocation
  • Off-campus housing allowance for away rotations

Resident Lounge

  • Large screen television
  • Variety of coffee, tea and soda selections
  • Complimentary refreshments

Lab Coats

  • Two personalized, embroidered lab coats provided each year
  • Laundering services for these lab coats is done at no cost, through the Medical Center laundry


  • Tobacco free grounds
  • Three on-site dining facilities
  • Physician designated free parking

Electronic Medical Record System

  • Efficient reporting for research studies
  • Eliminates illegible medical records
  • Increases consistency in the hand-off process

Library Resources

  • Access to the statewide AHEC Digital Library
  • Access to UNC Chapel Hill's Health Sciences Library
  • Librarians assigned to specific residency programs
  • Hard copy resources available for check-out and reference


  • Opportunities for away rotations to expand learning experiences
  • Funds for research presentations at regional & national conferences
  • Medical mission trips available in some programs

Retirement Savings

  • Authorized payroll deduction
  • 403b and 457c options
  • Transferable upon graduation


Academic Year: 2018-2019

  • PGY1 - $50,525.00
  • PGY2 - $52,071.00
  • PGY3 - $53,572.00

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Confidential Counseling, Medical, and Psychological Support Services

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) managed by independent, off-site counseling service
  • Access to individual counseling sessions with the Director of Behavioral Medicine
  • Employee Health and Clinic for health assessments, immunizations and illnesses

Career Planning Resources

  • Professional development seminars (CV Writing, Employment Contracts, etc)
  • Access to regional hospital recruiters

Core Benefits

  • Health Coverage effective the first of the month following the hire date
  • Dental Insurance
  • Long-term Disability Insurance to replace 60% of base salary
  • Life Insurance up to $10,000.00 with the option of purchasing additional coverage
  • Vision Insurance that includes a $150 annual expenditure for eyewear
  • First year residents receive 22 paid days off; all other residents receive 27 paid days off

Employee Fitness Center

  • Open 24/7 exclusively for employees and their eligible dependents
  • Equipped with a variety of cardio, strength and conditioning machines
  • Includes an indoor walking/running track and group exercise classes
  • Healthy cooking sessions and how-to-shop field trips are offered as well
  • Drop-in childcare

Additional Benefits