Skip to Content

Benefits and Stipends

Housestaff Benefits and Stipends

For detailed information on the benefits listed below, please visit the University of Chicago Graduate Medical Education website

  • Health Insurance - 4 Options
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Time Off
  • Education Assistance Programs
  • Direct Payroll Deposit
  • Credit Union

Optional Benefits

  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Personal Accident Insurance
  • Universal Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance 
  • Legal Insurance
  • Identify Protection
  • Auto & Home Insurance
  • AAA Auto Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Bicycle Commuter Benefit
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Voluntary Supplemental Retirement Annuity

Additional Benefits Specific to NorthShore-based Pathology Residents

  • Hospital-provided parking at Evanston Hospital
  • $600 annual book allowance (may be used towards the purchase of a laptop)
  • Program-sponsored travel to national meetings

Each resident is assigned a conveniently located office cubicle with a desk, computer, file cabinet, and microscope. Complimentary Wi-Fi is accessible throughout the hospital if you prefer to use your personal laptop or tablet. Digital photography equipment is also available within the department.  


The stipend levels for the 2024-25 academic year will be:

PGY 1 - $73,015
PGY 2 - $77,234
PGY 3 - $79,898
PGY 4 - $83,530