Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Office of Residency Affairs


2015 - 2016 Stipend & Benefit Summary - Springfield Programs

Stipends for 2015 - 2016

PGY I - $50,930
EHR PGY I - $51,322
PGY II - $52,611
PGY III - $54,270
PGY IV - $56,000
PGY V - $58,174
PGY VI - $60,420
PGY VII - $62,370


Vacation/Sick/Bereavement/Education Leave
All residents/fellows may be permitted up to:

  • 3 weeks of vacation
  • 2 weeks of sick leave
  • 1 week of educational leave
  • 3 calendar days of bereavement leave


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Child Care Leave
Residents and Fellows may be permitted to take up to twelve (12) weeks of leave without compensation in accordance with the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, after the birth of a child or the placement of a child with the resident/fellow for adoption or foster care.
Contact Human Resources at the employing hospital for details.

Duty Hours
Each program will have duty hours optimal to the care of patients and in compliance with the general and special requirements of the ACGME.

Parking/On Call Rooms/Meals
All residents are provided with free parking. Secured sleeping rooms are furnished for all residents who are on in-house call and nap rooms are available to residents at both hospitals. Residents have access to food services twenty-four hours per day at both hospitals.

Residents are employed by either Memorial Medical Center or St. John’s Hospital, and are provided benefits through their employing hospital. Health insurance is provided at a minimal charge; an optional family plan can be purchased. Dental insurance is provided for the resident and family at a small fee. Life insurance is provided at no cost; additional coverage may be purchased. Disability insurance is provided at no cost. Additional disability insurance is available.

Professional Liability Insurance
Residents and fellows are provided professional liability coverage through the hospitals. It will provide legal defense and protection against awards from claims reported or filed after the completion of the residency program if the alleged acts or omissions of the resident were within the scope of the residency program, in accordance with the affiliated hospitals’ self-insured trust and liability policy.

"The mission of the SIU School of Medicine is to assist the people of central and southern Illinois in meeting their health care needs through education, patient care, research, and service to the community."


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