Stipends & Benefits

Stipends for residents in each year of training are approved annually by the Washington State Legislature. The stipend schedule for the current year can be located on the UW Graduate Medical Education website's Residents and Fellows page.

Major medical insurance, dental insurance and basic life insurance are provided to all housestaff members and their dependents. The University of Washington's 403b investment-based University of Washington Retirement Plan (UWRP) is another benefit provided for residents and fellows. Supplemental life insurance and disability insurance are also available through the University. All interns and residents receive three weeks of vacation per year and 17 days of sick leave.