Dismiss Alert

Front Entrance Closure

Please note: The front entrance of the Medical Center will be closed from 9 p.m. on Saturday, 9/21 through 4:30 a.m. on Monday, 9/23. Please park in Lot P3 and enter the Medical Center through the Grand Hallway, as there will be no pedestrian or vehicle access to the front entrance during this time.

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.

Benefits in Brief

2019-2020 Salary Structure

Annual Salary

PGY-1 PGY-2 PGY-3 PGY-4 PGY-5 PGY-6 PGY-7 & PGY-8 Chief Resident VAH
$56,131.00 $58,188.00 $60,265.00 $62,322.00 $64,851.00 $67,422.00 $75,358.40 $75,628.80


Payroll Calendar

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.

PGY-1 PGY-2 PGY-3 PGY-4
Salary $56,131.00 Salary $58,188.00 Salary $60,265.00 Salary  
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. 

Monthly Contribution 

Medical Coverage

Wholeness Plan with Wellness Discount

Medical Coverage

Wholeness Plan

Medical Coverage

Base Plan

Dental Coverage 

  FTB FTB FTB FTB
Employee (EE) $40 $190 $90 $5
EE & Children $135 $360 $220 $20
EE & Spouse $160 $385 $260 $30
Family $255 $555 $400 $55

Paid Leave

Holidays

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.

Vacation

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. 

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Additional Income

Licensed residents and fellows can earn additional income with moonlighting opportunities available within our medical center with approval by the Program Director. View the Moonlighting Agreement Form.

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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. 

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Disability Insurance

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.

Educational Fund

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).

PeoplePortal

Family/Parental Leave

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.

List of Lactation Pumping Rooms

Life Insurance

Loma Linda University Health provides a $300,000 group term life insurance policy.

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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!

Living Whole Resources

Malpractice Coverage

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.

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Meals

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.

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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 at least one level. You must purchase the subscription and submit reimbursement during the academic year you sign up to qualify.

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Parking

Parking is provided for designated parking lots on campus. The Department of Parking has established an online service for the application of parking permits, updating accounts, permit renewal, appealing violations and violation payments. Visit parking regulations for more information. 

Recreation Facility

All residents and their dependents are allowed to join the Drayson Center free of charge.

Retirement Plan

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 $270,000 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%
1 Year 20%
2 Years 40%
3 Years 60%
4 Years 80%
5 Years 100%

Retirement Plan Summary 

Sleeping Rooms

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.

White Coats

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.