Loma Linda University Health Education Consortium provides its residents and fellows with a compensation program that is highly competitive in today’s market. We approach salary and benefits as a total compensation package: wage programs, pay practices, paid time off, and ancillary benefits are all part of a compensation structure that sustains a comfortable quality of life for our residents and fellows.
Each PGY level stipend includes a housing allowance of $5,000 per year and a meal allowance of $1,500 per year.
2023-2024 Academic Year
2024-2025 Academic Year
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Medical and Dental Coverage
Our excellent comprehensive medical and dental plan includes prescriptions and is provided at minimal cost to you and your dependents. More information about your insurance coverage and preferred providers are available by visiting the Living Whole website.
Medical, Vision & Prescription
Wholeness Plan w/Wellness Discount
Medical, Vision & Prescription
Medical, Vision & Prescription
|EE & Children
|EE & Spouse
There are nine (9) paid holidays per year: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day After Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.
Paid Time Off (PTO)
a. Residents are provided 240 hours (30 Monday-Friday days) of PTO for each program year. Residents accrue the 240 hours over the course of the program year, but are permitted to use the hours at any point during the year (subject to any applicable scheduling requirements), even if PTO hours are used in advance of being accrued.
b. PTO is available for any reason, including but not limited to vacation, personal, illness, caring for a family member, etc.
Long-term Disability Insurance
Long-term disability insurance is paid by LLUHEC providing income replacement for residents in the case of disability after 30 days of being hired.
Residents and fellows who hold a California postgraduate training license or unlimited medical license can earn additional income with moonlighting opportunities available within our medical center with approval by the Program Director and GME Office. Submit a Moonlighting Request Form on MedHub.
Assistance to Fatigued Residents/Fellows
Residents who feel it unwise or unsafe to drive themselves home following duty should take a cab home. The Graduate Medical Education Office will reimburse the resident for a round-trip cab fare to home addresses within 30 miles of Loma Linda University Health if submitted online with a receipt within one week on Concur.
Cell Phone Reimbursement
Full-time residents in good standing who utilizes both ResQ Medical (an automated method of tracking resident work hours) and ContactBridge/Everbridge (LLUH emergency alert system) applications on their personal cellphone will be eligible for monthly payments from LLUHEC in the amount of $25/month (subject to regular taxes) added to their biweekly paycheck.
Residents must use the ResQ Medical app to automatically track work hours while validating and submitting 100% of their weekly work hours in MedHub. ResQ Medical must also be utilized in order to participate in internal moonlighting opportunities.
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Confidential Resident Advisors
Residents are always welcome to talk with the GME Office staff; however, Confidential Advisors are also available to listen to resident concerns, complaint(s) or problems and to advise you in finding solutions. They are here to help and guide you. Your discussions with him/her are confidential. Contact information of Confidential Resident Advisors are listed on the homepage of MedHub under Resources/Documents.
State Disability Insurance (SDI) is available for eligible employees in the event of hospitalization, outpatient surgery, or illness lasting over one week. An SDI claim form must be completed and submitted to the state promptly. Loma Linda University Health requires that employees apply for SDI if a covered event occurs. In addition to SDI, residents are covered by a long-term group disability income plan provided by Loma Linda University Health. This plan provides disability benefits until age 65.
As a LLUHEC resident and fellow, you are eligible for $1000 reimbursement per academic year for the following educational and license fees incurred while completing your residency with us within our policy guidelines:
- USMLE Step 3 or COMLEX Level 3
- PTL, CA Medical License, DEA certificate
- Books, Journals, Electronic Subscriptions
- Professional Medical Society Membership Dues
- Electronic Device: smartphone, tablet, laptop, or PC only
- Scientific /Medical Meeting or Course Registration fees
- Travel for Scientific/Medical Meeting or Courses
Employee HR Self-Service
Available through the PeoplePortal system, which can be accessed from the One Portal intranet (see Explore Applications located on the top right). PeoplePortal allows you to modify W-4 exemptions, view paychecks, or view W-2, etc. You must also notify the Graduate Medical Education Office of any changes to your name or home address; Contact the Graduate Medical Education Office by email or at 909-558-6131 (ext. 66131).
Twelve (12) weeks of family/medical leave, without pay but with continued benefits, is available for personal illness or family needs within the guidelines of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
Initial DEA License Application Reimbursement
GME Office will reimburse the initial DEA license application fee if you apply and pay for it while in training at Loma Linda. Submit for reimbursement online on Concur after paying for the fee.
Lactation Pumping Rooms
Loma Linda University Health provides lactation rooms to support women balancing their return to work with their needs as mothers of young children. Each room offers a clean, secure, and user-friendly environment for women who need to pump during their work shift.
Life & Long-Term Disability Insurance
Medical malpractice insurance is provided for you by LLUH through a self-insured program. This program covers house staff while acting within the course and scope of their employment relationship. All coverage is provided on an occurrence basis. No separate "tail coverage" is required.
You will be issued $18 in meal tickets by your program coordinator for each scheduled 24-hour in-house on-call period. In addition, residents receive a 20% discount on food purchased at Loma Linda University Health cafeterias.
Medical Spanish Course
Canopy Learn, the Canopy Medical Spanish Training course teaches English-speaking providers the skills needed to communicate effectively with Spanish-speaking patients. Sign up using your LLUH discount for residents!
CanopyCredential is a standardized assessment to measure medical language proficiency in English and Spanish and certify bilingual healthcare providers. It is specifically designed to assist healthcare systems in qualifying bilingual medical staff to be compliant with Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act.
Reimbursement of $395 is offered by the GME Office by providing successful completion of all three levels. Reimbursement of $200 is offered by the GME Office by providing successful completion of the credential assessment. You must purchase the subscription and submit reimbursement on Concur during the academic year you sign up to qualify.
Mileage Reimbursement for Business Travel
Residents may be reimbursed for the use of their personal vehicles for business purposes. Business-related travel reimbursement including mileage to/from another location during the workday is permitted. Note: The normal commute from home to and from an employee’s main work location cannot be reimbursed.
You must submit your mileage reimbursement on a Concur expense report in the academic year it occurred to get reimbursed.
Public Service Loan Forgiveness
Loma Linda is a non-profit organization and employed physicians are eligible for PSLF (public service loan forgiveness). Employer certification can be completed online on Tuition.io.
Tuition.io is an online educational financial wellness platform with tools, resources and coaching to support employees in their planning and management of current and/or future student loan debt. Platform includes premium support for Public Service Forgiveness (PSLF) for LLUH employees.
All residents and their dependents are allowed to join the Drayson Center free of charge.
Employees may choose a percentage or dollar amount to be taken off their paycheck per pay period pre-tax, after-tax or both. Employer contributions of 5% of total gross compensation up to $285,000 will be credited to participant's accounts annually; no later than September of the following year. Current residents can access available forms for the retirement plan on the One Portal.
|Years of Service
|Less than 1 Year
Contact a T.Rowe Price Representative at 800-922-9945.
Call rooms are available for residents and fellows who are required to stay in the hospital overnight. Contact your residency coordinator for call room access.
Transition from PTL to Full License Application Reimbursement
GME Office will reimburse the transition from PTL to full license application fee if you apply and pay for it while in training at Loma Linda. Submit for reimbursement online on Concur after paying for the fee.
Two white laboratory coats are provided at the beginning of training. Additional coats may be purchased by a resident or fellow from the Graduate Medical Education Office upon request. There are no provisions for personal laundry.