Benefits Include:

  • Health insurance plans are available with either single or family coverage
  • Professional liability insurance (malpractice) coverage
  • Long-term disability insurance coverage
  • Life insurance of two times the annual salary
  • Kentucky medical license fee, both initial and renewal
  • Travel allowance to attend psychiatric meetings (begins PGY-2 year)
  • Twenty days paid vacation per year
  • One week educational leave during PGY-1 year
  • Two weeks educational leave per year (PGY2 - 4 years)
  • Core Texts- purchased by the Department  (may vary from year to year)
  • University ID, which may entitle you to student discounts at national and local businesses and free TARC fares
  • Lab coats (3 in PGY-1 year or beginning year in program)
  • One dental examination/ cleaning per year in the Dental Clinic
  • Hepatitis vaccinations and other immunizations at no cost
  • Discount (10%) on books with ID in bookstore

Salaries (2016-2017)

PGY 1 $53,549

PGY 2 $54,691

PGY 3 $56,215

PGY 4 $57,771

PGY 5 $60,691

PGY 6 $63,229

PGY 7 $65,245

PGY 8 $67,620