Salary and Benefits

Fellow Stipends 


Health Coverage is provided via United HealthCare – Choice Plus Plan and is based on a three-tier plan. USF Morsani College of Medicine (MCOM) pays for the Resident/Fellow portion of the health insurance coverage. If you wish to add dependents, you will have a deduction of $50 per month for spouse coverage or $75 per month for child(ren) with or without spouse via automatic payroll deduction.


Coverage is provided by Standard Insurance Company and is paid for by USF MCOM. Prior to the use of the long term disability benefit, a 90 day waiting period is experienced during which time you must be continuously disabled. The plan provides compensation of $2,500 per month up to your normal retirement age (SSNRA).After the training period is completed, an offer is extended for the purchase of a guarantee-issue, individual own-occupation disability policy with a $5,000 monthly benefit and includes an $8,000 future purchase option. This offer is uniquely discounted for USF MCOM Residents/Fellows.


A group term life policy is provided for you by USF MCOM and has a death benefit of $50,000 along with an accidental death & dismemberment of $50,000. During your training, you have the ability to purchase additional life insurance.

Note: Dental insurance is not provided by USF MCOM.


Annual (Vacation) Leave: All residents will receive a total of fifteen (15) weekdays of annual leave. (Vacation is pro-rated for trainees beginning mid-cycle).

Sick Leave:

Residents will receive a total of nine (9) days of sick leave at the beginning of each appointment year. (Sick Leave is pro-rated for trainees beginning mid-cycle).

Parental Leave:

Residents will receive (2) weeks of compensated parental leave per the birth of each child.

Bereavement Leave:

 In the event of death in the immediate family, the resident may be granted three (3) days of bereavement leave in order to attend the funeral and assist in the estate settlement.

Additional Benefits

 Residents and Fellows can elect dental and vision coverage through People First. If you need information on Open Enrollment through People First please contact People First at 866-663-4735. (Please note that these are not a USF-GME funded benefits).

Helpful Links:

People First
USF Benefit information
State of Florida MyBenefits website 
GME- Incoming Fellows