Carolinas Medical Center Division of Medical Education Resident Financial Support and Benefits July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016.
During the academic year 2015-2016, salaries for House Staff in the Graduate Medical Education Programs at Carolinas Medical Center (CMC), part of Carolinas HealthCare System, will be as follows:
CMC provides (at no charge to the House Staff) medical coverage under the CHS LiveWELL Health Plan, prescription drug coverage CarolinaCARE and dental coverage with Delta Dental Plan for House Staff and their family members. Professional liability, life, and disability insurances are provided for House Staff only. Vision plan and other voluntary benefits are available with premiums being payroll deducted.
Premiums for medical insurance are paid for House Staff and their families only if the CHS LiveWELL Health Plan is chosen through 2016. House Staff will be responsible and co-pays for office visits, prescriptions and dental expenses. House Staff enrolling in any other health insurance plan will be responsible for all premiums (individual and family), all co-pays, co-insurance and charges not covered by the plan.
House Staff receive the equivalent of two week's vacation each academic year with one additional week during their third year. In addition, House Staff receive five days off on Christmas or New Year’s holiday.
An additional five days per academic year is allowed for an educational trip for which tuition and expenses up to $1,900 are provided.
Free parking is provided in a designated area.
Meals are provided in the CMC Cafeteria for on-call and in the MEB Cafe for noontime educational conferences.
Note: Premiums for medical insurance are paid for House Staff and their family members only if the Choice 20 Plan is chosen. House Staff will be responsible for deductibles and co-pays for office visits, prescription and dental expenses. Medical Education Administration will assist with inpatient co-insurance and deductibles.
House Staff enrolling in the Choice 10 Plan will be responsible for all premiums (individual and family), all co-pays, co-insurance and other charges not covered by plan.