Benefits and Perks
No worries - we've got you covered. Take a look at the bounty of goodies you'll get as a pediatric resident at UofL.
Four weeks of vacation is given at all levels.
A 10% discount is available on books and supplies with a valid University of Louisville Identification Card.
Initial licensure fees are paid by the university and renewal licensure fees are paid by the department.
Beepers are provided to all house staff, including the batteries to keep them going (we'll recycle your old ones, too!).
- Parking Permits
Free parking in the attached, covered Kosair Children's Hospital garage.
- Book Allowance
All first-year residents receive a generous book allowance as well as MedStudy.
- Study Aids
All second-year residents receive Laughing Your Way to Passing the Pediatric Boards.
- Board Review
All senior residents are provided with MedStudy and an $800 stipend for a board review course to be attended following graduation.
On call meals are provided at both Kosair Children's Hospital and UofL Hospital.
Membership in the American Academy of Pediatrics including subscriptions to PREP and Pediatrics in Review.
Residents are eligible to purchase student athletic tickets, which are offered at reduced rates through the Athletics Department.
- Insurance Plans
The University offers a complete package of insurance coverage for our residents and their families, including health, dental, vision, prescription, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D), Supplemental Life, Short Term Disability and Long Term Care. Detailed plan information can be found on the University of Louisville Human Resources site.
Residents are considered "eligible employees" and may contribute monies to any of UofL's retirement plans.
- Worker's Compensation
All house staff are covered under the Kentucky Worker's Compensation statutes for injuries incurred while engaged in regularly assigned duties.
- Professional Liability Insurance (Malpractice)
Professional liability insurance is provided by the University of Louisville or by affiliated hospitals through contract agreement.
- Preventive Health Program
Hepatitis B immunization, an annual TB skin test, and flu shots are required and furnished free of charge to all residents.