Each resident is an employee of the State of Kansas and is therefore eligible for state health insurance. The insurance is subsidized by the state and premiums for family/dependants is reimbursed.
Each resident is provided a “red lot” parking permit by the department.
The Department of Surgery pays for each residents yearly library fees.
Incoming residents starting 7/2011 will get $1,000 to go toward Loupes in their PGY 2 year.
The Department pays for each residents temporary license to practice as a member of the University Housestaff and for their DEA license.
Each resident receives 3 weeks of paid vacation each year.
The Department provides 3 new lab coats per resident with the department and their name embroidered on them. The hospital has made scrubs available to all surgery residents with your ID badge.
During the Chief year, the department will reimburse expenses for each Chief to attend a professional meeting of choice with approval from the Program Director and Chair (up to $1000).
At any time during residency, if a resident has a scientific paper accepted for presentation at a national meeting, the Department will reimburse expenses upon approval from the PD and Chair. There may be time away restrictions and a monetary cap.
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