Benefits

The Radiology Residency Program offers an excellent benefits package, including health and disability insurance, vacation days and holiday pay. House Officers at U-M are represented by the House Officers Association (HOA) and receive benefits and compensation based on a contract negotiated by HOA. A resident’s salary affords a very high quality of life in Ann Arbor

Educational Resources

  • StatDx access
  • Comprehensive internal board review: ABR Core Exam 100% pass rate
  • Radiology Learning Center (RLC): Learning center available 24/7 for radiology residents/fellows
  • Resident library: hundreds of books available for residents to sign out. The library is routinely updated based on residency and faculty book requests.
  • U-M Taubman Medical Library: access to numerous medical journals and radiology text books online
  • Residents receive a departmentally funded iPad to use while in residency

Educational Book Fund

  • First year of residency: $1000
  • Second year of residency: $250
  • Third year of residency: $250
  • Fourth year of residency: $250
  • Additional $1500 for presenters at conferences to help cover the costs of travel and hotel

Moonlighting

  • Residents have the opportunity to participate in MRI contrast reaction moonlighting at an outpatient facility on evenings and weekends

American Institute for Radiologic Pathology (AIRP)

  • The department covers tuition and $1800 living/travel expenses to this four-week course in Silver Spring, Maryland

Vacation

  • 20 days of vacation each academic year, taken in weekly blocks
  • House Officer holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, House Officer Birthday. As long as the resident is not on call, he or she gets the day off!
  • If a resident is on call for a hospital holiday, he or she can take a compensatory day off later on in the academic year OR can be reimbursed 1/365th pay

U-M House Officer’s Association

  • House Officer’s at U-M are represented by the House Officer’s Association (HOA) and receive benefits and compensation on the basis of a bargained-for contract negotiated by HOA.
  • Several times a year the HOA organizes happy hours, which are free to all U-M house officers. This is a great way to meet and interact with fellow residents in different specialties.

U-M Resident Perks

  • There is a House Officer Lounge on the 2nd floor next to the cafeteria where residents in all specialties can help themselves to free Keurig coffee
  • Residents get money/cash on their U-M ID card once they start taking call. This money can be used at the Cafeteria, Einstein Bagels, Starbucks, Subway, and lots of other small cafes scattered throughout the hospital system.
  • Residents can purchase discounted U-M gym memberships. 
  • Every house officer is guaranteed membership to the new UH South Wellness Center for $10 per month. The gym is open 24 open per day with a wide variety of strength and cardiovascular training equipment. The gym can be easily accessed before or after work, or even before starting a call shift!

Health Insurance

Childcare

  • U-M has its own Children’s Center, which is located close to the hospital and offers extended hours for working parents.
  • Ann Arbor is a very kid friendly town with lots of day care options
  • Students with Children

Salary

All house officers receive a lump sum every November in lieu of a 403b (see below):