The Department of Pathology Residency Program -
Benefits

  • Health Insurance: provided by UPMC with varying deductible
  • Vacation: 4 weeks
  • Holidays: July 4th; Labor Day; Thanksgiving Day; Christmas Day; New Year's Day; Martin Luther King Day; Memorial Day
  • Sick Leave: As needed, contingent upon notification
  • Maternity Leave: Fully paid up to 12 weeks under short-term disability policy
  • Short-Term Disability: Fully funded by the University
  • Long-Term Disability: Fully funded by the University
  • Life Insurance: Fully funded by the University
  • Medical Malpractice Insurance: Fully funded by the University
  • Book Fund Allowance: $1000 a year for books or conference expenses
  • University Tuition: Cost of $5 per credit for undergraduate courses, up to six credits per term, upon director's approval
  • Athletic Facilities: Use of University of Pittsburgh athletic facilities
  • Parking: Free of charge
  • Lab Coats: Two lab coats and laundering
  • Each resident is given a laptop computer
  • Each resident receives an initial set of textbooks
  • The department will reimburse for USMLE Step 3 and the Pathology Board Exam
  • 20 working days off plus 5 conference/education time per year

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