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Annual Stipends 2016-2017

PGY 1 = $53,508

PGY 2 = $55,637

PGY 3 = $58,143

PGY 4 = $60,761

PGY 5 = $62,557

PGY 6 = $65,370

PGY 7 = $68,313

Benefits

BJH provides residents with health, dental, and vision insurance plans that include eligible spouses and children. Optional term life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance is available.

Radiology Learning Center

The two-level learning center is available 24 hours/day for all trainees. The lower level houses the library and a small kitchen. The upper level includes a lounge where residents can meet and relax, as well as a computer lab with access to all necessary institutional computer programs. The program also provides access to StatDX, e-Anatomy, and RADPrimer. Additional resources are added based on resident recommendation and review.

Libraries

Mallinckrodt has a library of radiology textbooks located in the Radiology Learning Center that are reserved specifically for the use of trainees in the program. Residents can check these out for self-study for their rotations, board review, etc. On the mezzanine level, computers are available for use by medical students, residents, fellows, and faculty, as well as an overhead projector and screen for small conferences, and a lounge area.

Residents also have access to Washington University School of Medicine’s Becker Medical Library, which houses a great number of radiology textbooks for checkout as well as several e-books via Clinical Key.

Lectures

The core lecture series and an increasing number of other department conferences are webcast to surrounding sites and recorded. All of these lectures are later available for streaming via a password-protected site.

Insurance

Professional liability insurance is provided for claims arising from services performed while acting as a resident. The program provides minimum limits of $1 million per occurrence/$3 million annual aggregate. Life and disability insurance is available for up to six times the PGY annual salary and may be extended to cover family members.

License Requirement

A Missouri State license to practice medicine (permanent or temporary) is essential before beginning training. Fees associated with a temporary Missouri license and appropriate narcotics permits are paid by the hospital.

Medical/Dental Coverage

Health care benefits are available through Cigna Health Care. Dental benefits are available through Delta Dental.

Vacation

Residents receive three weeks of scheduled vacation per academic year (July 1 through June 30) and one reading week.

Educational Stipend

Residents receive $1,000 each year to purchase books and supplies for their training.

American Institute for Radiologic Pathology (AIRP)

Residents receive four weeks away from their clinical rotations to attend the AIRP course in Washington, DC. Mallinckrodt covers the costs of registration and tuition as well as up to $2,000 in living expenses for residents attending the course.

Lab Coats/Pagers

Four lab coats per year as well as digital pagers are provided at no cost.

Lead aprons

Every resident is provided with a personal, custom-fitted lead apron at the start of their residency training.

On-Call Meals

Residents are provided with coupons to cover meal expenses while on call and are granted the employee discount for hospital cafeterias.

Parking

Free parking is available in a gated parking garage approximately two blocks from the medical center.  Shuttle service is provided.

Meeting Support

During training, each resident is afforded academic time away from Mallinckrodt to attend at least one national meeting. Residents presenting at a national meeting or conference may receive up to $1,500 to defray costs associated with travel.

Social Committee

Mallinckrodt provides funds for resident social events, which are planned and scheduled by a committee of residents. Prior events have included:

  • Resident Welcome Picnic
  • Welcome party for new residents
  • Barbeque at a local farm with pony rides and more
  • An evening at Busch stadium watching a Cardinal's game from the party boxes
  • Bowling night
  • Ice Skating night
  • Graduation dinner
  • Resident-led teams in several area sports leagues

Work/Life Services and Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Washington University provides a Work/Life Services and Employee Assistance Program (EAP) to all benefits-eligible employees and their dependents. Managed by LifeScope, the programs give employees access to resources to help resolve issues that may impact their personal lives and job performance. Employees can contact LifeScope 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to arrange a confidential appointment with a specialist by calling 800-765-9124 or visiting wustleap.com.

Lockers/Call Rooms

Individual lockers for all residents are provided. Call rooms are available for residents working overnight shifts.

Remote Access

Residents receive free software that enables access to Mallinckrodt’s computer network from home, using a high-speed Internet connection.

The Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital Graduate Medical Education Consortium may offer other benefits and policies.