EDUCATIONAL FUND

$400 is provided annually to purchase books, journals, stethoscopes or to attend a medical conference. Educational funds are contingent upon a resident staying in good standing with the program and hospitals.

FITNESS CENTER

Membership to the ACH Fitness Center is available to all UAMS residents for $10 a month. A membership gives you access to two fitness facilities on campus.

FREE PARKING

Parking is provided at ACH and UAMS in reserved resident lots.

INSURANCE

Medical, basic life, basic long-term disability and professional liability insurance coverage is provided to all residents. Dental, vision and spouse and dependant coverage is available at an additional charge.

LOUNGE SPACE

Designated space furnished with computers, couches, TVs, video game consoles and sleep rooms are available for resident use while at ACH.

MEALS

Meal cards in the amount of $100 are provided for residents’ use at ACH’s cafeteria. While on rotation at UAMS, meals are furnished on a per call basis. While on rotation at ACH, meals are also provided during all noon conferences.

MEMBERSHIP DUES

Program pays for membership in the American Academy of Pediatrics, which provides residents with Pediatrics in Review and Red Book Online.

ON-CAMPUS DAYCARE FACILITY

Additional information about the Child Enrichment Center is available at http://secure.archildrens.org/cec.

STIPEND

Residents are paid monthly by direct deposit on the last working day of the month. For 2017 – 2018, our interns earn $51,289, PGY-2 residents earn $51,497 and PGY-3 residents earn $53,195.

TECHNOLOGY

An iPad with installed medical software is provided.

TUITION DISCOUNT

A resident’s spouse and dependent children receive a 40% tuition discount for undergraduate training for institutions that are a part of the University of Arkansas system.

VACATION

Three weeks of paid vacation are provided annually plus days off during the Christmas or New Year’s holiday.