Benefits

Dallas Internal Medicine Residency at Methodist Health System

At Methodist Health System, we want to make your internal medicine residency a positive experience. This program includes numerous perks and financial benefit so that you can concentrate on your work and studies without stressing over other details.

Some of the benefits in the program include:

  • iPad, iPhone/smart phone at entry
  • Scrub allowance
  • Library and computer services
  • Meal cards (one for each 12 hour call shift)
  • Lunch at conferences M-F
  • Lab coats – 2 per year for PGY-1
  • Free parking
  • Pager
  • Fitness Center – residents are eligible to use the Folsom Fitness Center which includes an outdoor jogging track, cardiovascular, and strength training equipment.
  • Social functions – Christmas party, Graduation dinner, Fall & Spring Retreats, Meet & Greet

Financial Benefits 2017-2018

PGY-1

PGY-2

PGY-3

Stipend

$56,457.59

$57,807.79

$60,315.30
Additional $3,000 for Chief Resident

Books & Study Material

MKSAP along with additional appropriate Board Review aids provided by program

$300 per year + additional appropriate Board Review aids provided by program

$300 per year + additional appropriate Board Review aids provided by program

Meals & Meal Cards

Meal cards issued annually and loaded based upon 12-hour shift of call for nights and weekends with a value of $10.30 per meal

Same

Same

Lab Coats & Scrubs

2 coats provided plus $80 annual scrub allowance

1 coat provided
+ $80 annual scrub allowance

1 coat provided
+ $80 annual scrub allowance

Electronic Allowance

$400 allowance towards the purchase of a new smart phone or mini tablet

N/A

N/A

Vacation
& Days Off

3 weeks of vacation per year (15 weekdays + 5 weekend days = 20 days)
3 days for interviewing, after which vacation days must be utilized
2 days for board exams
1 day for USMLE

Same

Same

CME

MKSAP

Recorded Board Review Course along with MedStudy

Live MedStudy Board Review Conference along with In-House Board Review

Sick Leave

10 days annually

Same

Same

Family and Medical Leave

Resident may be eligible for up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave for birth, adoption, or seriously ill family members. Residents should be aware that all combined leave exceeding 30 days will lengthen the residency beyond the usual expected date of completion in accordance with the ACGME Program guidelines.

Same

Same

Insurance

Professional protection insurance, group life, and disability insurance

Hospitalization insurance for physician and immediate family (spouse and children) will be provided by Methodist Health System under the Enhanced/Tax Saver Plan

Under the Medical Reimbursement Plan, Methodist Health System will contribute $2,000 to your account that can be used to pay for health care related expenses that are not reimbursed or covered by the Enhanced plan

Dental insurance is an optional benefit for residents and eligible family members at Methodist Health System’s group rates and, if chosen, is the responsibility of the resident

Same

Same

Retirement

Upon completion of one year of employment with Methodist Health System, residents are eligible to participate in the hospital retirement plan. The hospital will match contributions to this plan up to 2.5% of base pay.

Same

Same