A resident’s USMLE/COMLEX Step 3 will be paid for by the Department of Pediatrics. Educational funds are contingent upon a resident staying in good standing with the program and hospitals.
Parking is provided at ACH and UAMS in reserved resident lots.
Medical, basic life, basic long-term disability and professional liability insurance coverage are provided to all residents. Dental, vision and spouse and dependent coverage are available at an additional charge.
Designated spaces furnished with computers, couches, TVs, video game consoles and sleep rooms are available for resident use while at ACH.
Meal cards in the amount of $100 are provided for residents’ use at ACH’s cafeteria. While on rotation at UAMS, meals are furnished on a per-call basis. While on rotation at ACH, meals are also provided during all noon conferences.
The program pays for membership in the American Academy of Pediatrics, which provides residents with Red Book Online.
On-Campus Daycare Facility
Contact us for additional information about the Child Enrichment Center.
Residents are paid monthly by direct deposit on the last working day of the month. See benefit amounts at the UAMS GME website.
Arkansas Children’s Hospital provides residents in the program with an iPad that contains medical software in their first year. Residents are allowed to keep their iPad at the completion of the program.
A resident’s spouse and dependent children receive a 40% tuition discount for undergraduate training for institutions that are a part of the University of Arkansas system.
Three weeks of paid vacation are provided annually plus days off during the Christmas or New Year’s holiday.