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RUSH offers a competitive benefit package for residents, including the following:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance (most at no cost for individual coverage)
  • Free parking garage access
  • Funding for educational meetings (up to $1,000 annually)
  • Funding for presentation of research at regional/national meetings (subject to application and approval)
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability
  • Basic life insurance
  • Access to the RUSH Center for Clinical Wellness (counseling, life coaching, relaxation)
  • Flexible wellness allowance: four quarterly stipends of $250 to use for meals, at the RUSH Bookstore, RUSH Fitness Center, or other wellness expenses

You can find more information on benefits and resources for residents in the Graduate Medical Education area of the website.

RUSH University Medical Center salary (2023-2024)

  • PGY-1 $64,383
  • PGY-2 $68,611
  • PGY-3 $70,793
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