Stipends for residents are competitive with other state schools in the southern region.
- PGY-1 $51,289
- PGY-2 $51,497
- PGY-3 $53,195
- PGY-4 $54,61o
- Professional Liability
- Health and Dental Insurance
- Basic Life Insurance
- Basic Long Term Disability
- Employee Assistance Program
- Outpatient Mental Health
- Inpatient Mental Health
- Alcohol/Chemical Dependence
- Residents receive 15 days of paid vacation each year, plus 5 additional vacation days during any one given year to provide time to interview for fellowships or future employment.
- Five days of educational leave with pay are provided each year.
- Residents have 5 days of sick leave for medical reasons during each year of training.
- A meal allowance is provided for residents who take in-house call. The break down is as follows:
- Team Leader, 1st Call, 2nd Call and OB Call Night Float – $10.75 for 12 hour call and $21.50 for 24 hour call (weekdays, weekends, and holidays)
- 24-Hour In-House Call – $21.50 per call (weekdays, weekends, and holidays)
- 3rd Call paid at $8.25 per call
- Heart Call paid at $5.00 per call
To enhance and supplement career development while in training, residents will be provided the following:
- Barash – Clinical Anesthesia, Online and Print
- Hall – Anesthesia: A Comprehensive Review, Online and Print
- Yao – Problem Oriented Patient Management, Kindle Edition
- Stoelting – Pharmacology and Physiology, Kindle Edition
- Stoelting – Anesthesia and Co-Existing Disease, Kindle Edition
- Marino – The ICU Book, Kindle Edition
- Chestnut Obstetric Anesthesia
- Hall Anesthesia
- Basics of Anesthesia
- Miller’s Anesthesia
- Clinical Anesthesia
- Pharmacology and Physiology
- Yao & Artusio’s Anesthesiology
- Handbook of Clinical Anesthesia
- Critical Care Handbook of the Massachusetts General Hospital
- 5-Minute Anesthesiology Consult
- The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Pain Management
- The department will provide each resident a one-time stipend of $250 to purchase additional anesthesia relevant books. This is state funded and any money not used will revert back to the department at the end of residency.
- Each resident that has successfully completed their PGY-1 year, will have the opportunity to receive one paid trip to attend one major scientific meeting (i.e., ASA, IARS, ASRA, SCA, SCCM, SPA, SAAMBA, APS, PGA, SOAP, GAARRC).
- Attendance at these meetings will follow the department’s Educational Leave Policy and must have prior approval by the Program Director and UAMS Travel Office.
- In the CA-2 and CA-3 years, the department will pay for the ABA Basic and Advanced Examination fees. The ABA uses a graduated payment schedule. The department will pay for the lowest fee published. If you miss the first deadline, you will be responsible for the difference between the lowest published fee and the fee you incur.
- The department will pay for each Resident’s ASA and IARS Membership fee.
For further information, contact:
Residency Program Coordinator, Kathy Graham
(501) 686-7565 or KDGraham@uams.edu,
Department of Anesthesiology
4301 W. Markham, Slot 515
Little Rock, AR 72205