Salary & Benefits
Benefits of Our Program
A full benefits package is available through Apex. All residents are eligible for the following: individual and family health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, and accidental death and long-term disability insurance. Investment and savings plans, including a 403(b) matched savings plan, are also available, and professional liability insurance is provided at no cost for residents.
Full-time orthopaedic residents receive three weeks of paid vacation each year. In addition to annual stipend compensation, residents receive a $1,000 annual educational stipend which must be used toward the purchase of textbooks, medical equipment, courses or other learning aids.
Academic Conference Attended
Residents are encouraged to attend national educational conferences, meetings and symposia throughout the course of their training. Graduate physicians selected for the optional research year will be invited to attend the annual American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and Orthopaedic Research Society meetings that year, as are all PGY-4s. Residents who are presenting papers or studies may also attend. Chief residents are given an additional 5 days’ paid leave to attend a meeting or course of their choice.
Departmental Funds are available for all residents invited to present at conferences.
Additionally the department sponsors residents to attend the following academic courses in the corresponding year of training:
- AO Basic Course – PGY–1
- Akron Peds Course – PGY–2
- Cutting Edge Hand Course – PGY–3
- Tumor Conference – PGY–4
- Review Course – PGY–5
Graduate Medical Education Benefits & Salary
The Graduate Medical Education office maintains a comprehensive detailed list of up to date resident benefits and salary information.