Resident and Fellow Benefits

The Department of Pathology offers competitive Resident and Fellow Benefits:

Resident and Fellow Stipends for 2024-2025

Insurance and Coverage:

  • Residents and Fellows receive medical and life insurance at no cost.
  • Elective dental and vision coverage is available, as well as coverage for dependents.
  • Professional liability insurance is provided at no cost.

Educational and scholarly support:

  • The department awards each Resident and Fellow a book fund of $800 annually.
  • Additional compensation is provided for submitting and presenting abstracts at meetings, with further funding for published manuscripts.
  • Residents and Fellows receive five educational leave days per year for attending conferences or board examinations.

Work Environment:

  • Trainees are supplied with office space with private desks and computers.
  • Lab coats and pagers are provided free of cost.
  • Subsidized parking is provided within the Texas Medical Center.

Resident wellness:

  • Trainees are allotted three weeks of vacation per year, plus generous sick leave and FMLA benefits.
  • UTHealth Auxiliary Enterprises provides a recreation center with a low cost for membership.
  • The Fellow and Resident Assistance Program offers services to assist in work-life balance and mental well-being.

Further information on Resident and Fellow benefits can be found through the Office of Graduate Medical Education.