The University of Pittsburgh Department of Emergency Medicine currently offers its trainees the following salaries and benefits:
All trainees receive the following benefits:
Health Insurance: UPMC Health Plan
Life Insurance (amount equal to the even thousand dollars above the annual stipend)
Medical malpractice insurance by Tri-Century Insurance
Paid short-term disability of up to twelve weeks of complete disability; long-term disability insurance coverage
EMRA/ACEP dues paid annually
SAEM dues paid annually
Residents whose research is accepted for presentation at a state or national meeting are eligible for financial support from the residency to attend the conference and present their research.
Each trainee with the University of Pittsburgh Department of Emergency Medicine must sign a training contract. A reappointment contract must be signed at the beginning of each successive year.