Resident Annual Salaries 2020-2021

Stipends for residents are competitive with other state schools in the southern region.

  • PGY-1 $53,615
  • PGY-2 $54,365
  • PGY-3 $56,158
  • PGY-4 $57,799


  • Professional Liability
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Basic Long Term Disability

Counseling and Psychological Support Services

  • 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.

Educational Leave

  • Five days of educational leave with pay are provided each year.

Sick/Parental Leave

  • 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
  • 24-Hour In-House Call – $21.50 per call (weekdays, weekends, and holidays)
  • 3rd Call paid at $10.75 per call
  • Heart Call paid at $5.00 per call

Educational Allowance

To enhance and supplement career development while in training, residents will be provided the following:

1. iPads

2. Books

  • 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.

3. One Paid Trip

  • Each resident that has successfully completed their PGY-1 year, will have the opportunity to receive one sponsored presentation while they 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.

4. Examination Fees

  • The department will pay for the ABA Basic and will reimburse full or partial Advanced Examination fees based on a score above the 30% on the CA2 and CA3 ITE exam.

5. Membership Fees

  • The department will pay for each Resident’s ASA and IARS Membership fee.