Our salaries and benefits are competitive and include:
- Three weeks paid vacation/year
- One day/month accrual for sick leave
- Free health insurance
- Free parking
- Meal tickets for in-house calls (R1-R4)
- Laboratory coats furnished
Resident Annual Salaries for 2023-2024
Stipends for residents are competitive with other state schools in the southern region.
- PGY-1 $55,356
- PGY-2 $56,990
- PGY-3 $58,875
- PGY-4 $61,644 (F-1)
- PGY-5 $64,600 (F-2)
Department Benefits for Radiology Residents
American Board of Radiology Dues
The Department of Radiology will pay the R1 initial fee (currently $640) and the Core Exam fee ($1280), however, the resident will be responsible for paying the Certifying Exam fee ($1280) after graduation. If you do not fully pass the Core or Certifying examination on the first administration, additional exam fees will apply.
The ABR will send your annual invoice in January of each year, as long as you are in the certification process. The fee amount is subject to adjustment by the ABR each year. All fees are nonrefundable. Fees must be paid on your myABR account.
The Department of Radiology will fund up to $1,500 total per year and give professional leave time for those residents who are the first author on a paper or poster that is presented at a meeting, for. Arrangements must be approved by the program director before travel plans are made.
It is your responsibility to familiarize yourself with the UAMS Travel Policy so you can be reimbursed without difficulty. For example, you must receive approval to rent a car before you take a trip, and you must always provide a meeting brochure that shows the single room conference rate. Always complete a Travel Request form and submit it to the program coordinator before making any travel arrangements. Present all receipts for reimbursement.
It is your responsibility to determine how much of the professional meetings count as duty hours.
Radiologic Pathology Course (AIRP)
All residents in our program are expected to attend the 4-week American Institute for Radiologic Pathology (AIRP) course. The department pays your AIRP tuition and reimburses living expenses. The department pays your salary and benefits while away at the AIRP course. Time and money designated for AIRP may not be used for other purposes. Present all receipts for reimbursement.
Board Review Course
The Department of Radiology will send third-year residents to Board Reviews before the core exam, either physics or diagnostic or both (not to exceed $2,500).
For more detailed information, see the Graduate Medical Education website.