For a full description of our fellowship benefits, download our brochure
See table below.
- Major Medical
- Outside Mental Health
When Do Benefits Start?
|Benefit||When it begins|
|Dental Coverage||First day following 3 months of employment|
|Life and Accident Insurance||Hire date|
|Medical Coverage||First of the month after your hire date, or on your hire date if you start work on the first of the month|
|Pension Plan||1 year of employment with 1,000 hours|
|Sick Leave||Hire date|
|Supplemental Savings and Retirement Plan||2 years of employment|
|Survivor Assistance||Hire date|
|Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan or Tax Savings Retirement Plan||Hire date|
Each year you receive three weeks of paid vacation and one week of paid educational time per program approval.
There are seven paid holidays per year. Holidays include: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.
ACGME residents and fellows are eligible for a Housing Stipend. The full-year amount varies by medical center. Please see below for details.
As a Kaiser Permanente resident or fellow you are eligible for reimbursement for the following educational and license fees incurred while completing your training with us.
- USMLE Step 3 or COMLEX Step 3 Exam
- California Postgraduate Training License
- California Medical License & Renewal(starting in PGY-4)
- DEA Certificate (starting in PGY-2)
- One ABMS Board examination, actual cost, up to $2000
- Academic Society Membership (2)
- Approved Educational Materials, reimbursed up to $500/year
- Approved travel expenses to present your own Scholarly Activity, reimbursed up to twice per year
- Specialty-required professional equipment, per policy
- ACLS, PALS, NRP as required by specialty
- BLS for Health Care
- Lab Coats
Sick Leave and Disability
Sick leave is provided. Short-term disability insurance is available for a nominal charge through payroll deduction. A parental leave policy has been established.
Medical malpractice insurance is provided to you within our medical center by the Southern California Permanente Medical Group.
A meal allowance is provided.
Private rooms are provided when you are on call.
With the approval of the Program Director, licensed residents and fellows may be able to earn additional income through moonlighting opportunities.If approved to work and participate, the number of hours worked as a per diem physician counts as hours worked (Please refer to the Policies and Procedures or Speak with your Program Director and RPA).
2022-2023 Academic Year Salary Structure
PGY-7 & 8
2022-2023 Benefit Package At-a-Glance
|PGY-4||PGY-5||PGY-6||PGY-7 & 8|
|Educational Materials||$500||Educational Materials||$500||Educational Materials||$500||Educational Materials||$500|
|Medical Center||Full Year Amount (received in biweekly pay)|
|San Bernardino County||$6,000|
*Based on the locality-specific cost-of-rental data, the annualized amounts per medical center