Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Residency:
Stipends & Benefits
Stipends for residents in each of the four years of training are approved annually by the Washington State Legislature. The stipend schedule for 2016-2017 is:
- PGY-1: $53,268
- PGY-2: $55,368
- PGY-3: $57,636
- PGY-4: $60,108
- PGY-5: $62,628
Major medical insurance, dental insurance, and basic life insurance are provided to all house staff members and
their dependents. In 2008, the University of Washington Retirement Plan was added to the list of benefits 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 12 days of sick leave. Financial assistance is provided to all senior residents to attend the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) meeting in the PGY-4 year. Residents who present papers or posters at national meetings may also receive financial support, regardless of their level of training.
Residents are entitled to staff privileges at the University, including use of the library, computer centers, an e-mail account, athletic facilities, and reduced prices on tickets for some sports and cultural activities. There are computers with email and Internet access at all training sites. Residents can also access patient information on "Mindscape" from home computers.
To learn more about the Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation residency program, please explore the links below: