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.
2019-2020 Salary Structure
|PGY-1||PGY-2||PGY-3||PGY-4||PGY-5||PGY-6||PGY-7 & PGY-8||Chief Resident VAH|
2019-2020 Benefit Package At-a-Glance
*Note: This Benefit Package is calculated for an M.D. US Graduate in a categorical program. To qualify for the cell phone stipend, you must use it for ResQ Medical App ), Haiku, and ContactBridge/EverBridge.
|Step 3 (Educational Fund)||$875.00||Educational Fund||$217.50||Educational Fund||$1,000.00||Educational Fund||$1,000.00|
|PTL Application Fee (Educational Fund)||$491.00||Base Up-To-Date Subscription||$199.00||Base Up-To-Date Subscription||$199.00||Base Up-To-Date Subscription||$199.00|
|Base Up-To-Date Subscription||$199.00||Cell Phone Stipend||$300.00||Cell Phone Stipend||$300.00||Cell Phone Stipend||$300.00|
|Cell Phone Stipend||$300.00|
|TOTAL (per year)||$57,996.00||$58,904.50||$61,764.00||$63,821.00|
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.
Wholeness Plan with Wellness Discount
|EE & Children||$135||$360||$220||$20|
|EE & Spouse||$160||$385||$260||$30|
There are eight (8) paid holidays per year: New Year’s Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, the Friday following Thanksgiving, and Christmas.
|Hire Date||Description||Paid Leave Days Allowed|
|First year employed by the Consortium||Initial year employed as a resident physician or fellow by the Consortium (regardless of training level)||3 weeks: 15 Monday-Friday days|
|Each subsequent year or training and employment by the Consortium||Residents and fellows who are currently employed by the Consortium or LLUH residents who continue in a LLUH fellowship training program will receive four weeks of paid leave per academic year.||4 weeks: 20 Monday-Friday days|
Sick Leave and Disability
Sick leave is provided at ten (10) days (Monday-Friday) per year.
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.
Cell Phone Reimbursement
Full-time active residents in good standing who use 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 quarterly payments from LLUHEC in the amount of $75/quarter (subject to regular taxes).
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 Policy GMEC-27 guidelines:
- PTL, CA Medical License, DEA certificate
- Books, Journals, Electronic Subscriptions
- Professional Medical Society Membership Dues
- Electronic Device: iPhone, 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 Other Links & Applications). PeoplePortal allows you to modify W-4 exemptions, or view your paycheck. 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).
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.
Loma Linda University Health provides a $300,000 group term life insurance policy.
Living Whole Wellness Program
The Living Whole Wellness Program was established by the Department of Risk Management in 2006. This is due to Loma Linda University Health’s commitment to the health and wellbeing of its employees and their families. This award-winning program provides services and resources to aid individuals in the journey of health and wellness. Health behavior changes can be difficult, but with the right knowledge and support many things can be accomplished! Please review the variety of services that are available and we look forward to working with you on your Living Whole journey!
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.
Four $3.00 meal tickets are issued by your program coordinator for each scheduled 24-hour-in-house on-call period. In addition, residents receive 20 percent discount on food purchased at the Medical Center, Children’s Hospital, Faculty Dining Room, FMO, and the Councilor’s Student Pavilion. Medical Center cafeteria hours are from 6 a.m. to midnight Sunday through Saturday.
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!
Reimbursement is offered by the GME Office by providing successful completion of all three levels. You must purchase the subscription and submit reimbursement during the academic year you sign up to qualify.
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 $280,000 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||Vested Percentage|
|Less than 1 Year||0%|
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.
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.