Salary and Benefits

The health and well-being of our residents is important to us. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and perks to keep you and your family happy and healthy.

SALARY (2022-2023)

Resident stipends for the academic year of 2022-2023 are as follows:

  • R1: $59,890
  • R2: $61,996
  • R3: $64,113
  • R4/Fellow: $66,454
  • Chiefs: $66,613


Education Benefits

  • Free access to UptoDate, MD Consult and all University of Illinois library resources
  • Paid certification courses in Advance Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO), Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) and ACLS
  • Five additional days per year available for conference attendance
  • $700 (R1)/$1,200 (R2/R3) CME funding per year available for conference attendance, medical books or software
  • Access to UIC library website for journal articles, and textbooks as well as borrowing privileges

Personal Health and Wellness

  • Meals provided in hospital when on duty including vegetarian options
  • Membership at the YMCA for resident
  • Family leave
  • Twenty-one days of paid time off per year
  • Annual resident retreat
  • Access to Glenn Netto Health and Wellness Center on the UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford

Physician Benefits

  • Laptop
  • Lab coats and laundry service
  • Professional liability insurance coverage related to residency program duties
  • Night float call system
  • Hospital call rooms provided
  • Opportunities to moon light (with certain restrictions)

Family Benefits

  • Relocation allowance up to $1,500 (R1)
  • Life insurance – 1x salary, with option to purchase additional term life coverage for spouse and children
  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Tax-deferred voluntary savings plan

Outside employment is permissible with the consent of the program director. Presently, there is opportunity for third-year residents to moonlight in local emergency rooms and after-hours clinics. Residents must first obtain an Illinois permanent license.


University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford
Family Medicine Residency Program
1221 East State Street
Rockford, IL 61104
Phone: (815) 972-1037
Fax: (815) 972-1092
[email protected]