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Resident 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 (2024-2025) Heading link

Resident stipends for the academic year of 2024-2025 are as follows:

  • PGY1: $63,845.58
  • PGY2: $66,094.07
  • PGY3: $68,347.71
  • PGY4/Fellow: $71,185.36
  • Chiefs: $70,847.71

Benefits Heading link

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
  • 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 and quarterly resident wellness events
  • 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 (PGY1)
  • 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 Heading link

1221 East State Street Rockford, IL 61104, Rockford, Illinois