Benefits of UNMC

Current Salaries:

  • PGY I:      $ 52,898.00
  • PGY II:     $ 54,856.00
  • PGY III:    $ 57,092.00

*residents are paid monthly

Vacation and Leave Time

  • Twenty working days of vacation per academic year.
  • 1 week of paid professional leave for approved meetings
  • Sick Leave: 12 days in your first and second year and 120 days after 24 months of employment as a resident
  • Maternity & paternity leave for birth/adoption of child


  • Comprehensive group health, dental, optical, and life insurance options
  • Malpractice insurance is provided

Additional Residency Education Information

  • Participation in annual ABEM In-Service Exam each February
  • Orientation month in July for new house officers. This includes 6-8 clinical shifts, 15-25 lecture hours each week, BLS, ACLS, PALS, ATLS, and a 16 hour ultrasound course with live model practice.
  • Required scholarly activity presented at the end of the 3rd year.
  • Electives during your 2nd & 3rd years of residency. UNMC will pay your salary & your liability coverage will follow you. International rotations available with approval.
  • Rural Rotations with housing and meals provided, as well as teleconferencing to weekly EM didactics
  • Mileage reimbursement for all required rotations greater than 25 miles away from primary training site
  • BLS, ACLS, PALS, & ATLS certification paid for by the Emergency Dept.
  • $500.00 Educational fund per year.
  • The hospital pays for your DEA (620.00 value)
  • Four lab coats provided by UNMC, however, two may be replaced with personal sets of scrubs. Free laundering and mending also offered for care of lab coats and personal scrubs.
  • Scrubs are provided or you may wear your own personal scrubs. CME money may be used to buy personal scrubs.
  • Reserved parking lot parking to residents ($30.00 per month)
  • Lunch card program, call money program
  • On-Site child care facility
  • 2 On-Site Gym locations
  • Employee Assistance Program to House officers and immediate family.