Resident Financial Support & Benefit Schedule 2018-2019

(Effective July 2018)

Financial Support

The Medical Center agrees to pay residents on a bi-weekly basis as noted below. Payment is determined by the PGY-level of the resident’s appointment. Deductions may be made for applicable benefits and taxes.

Level/Annual Financial Support

PGY-1 / $57,400

PGY-2 / $61,734

PGY-3 / $67,933

Chief Medical Resident/$2500.00


The Medical Center agrees to provide the following benefits based upon a 12-month appointment.

Health & Vision Plan/Dental Coverage

Health care coverage is available under the Adventist Health Ukiah Valley health plan for medical and optical expenses, for resident with a monthly payroll deduction for applicable premiums. Resident’s spouse and/or dependent children may be added upon payment by resident of applicable premiums. Optional dental coverage is available, if selected, with a monthly payroll deduction for applicable premiums.

Coverage under the Plan is effective on the first day of attendance at orientation, or on the first of the month after hire, whichever comes first.

The Plan is a self-insured, employer-sponsored health care benefit plan; it is not an insurance program. In order to receive any coverage under the plan, resident must complete enrollment forms and submit the forms to Human Resources. Any changes in family or eligibility status (such as change in marital status, new children, unemployed spouse, etc.) must be reported within 30 days of the change in eligibility status.

Disability/Life Insurance

A guaranteed issue, group long-term disability plan and term life insurance plan is provided at Adventist Health Ukiah Valley’s expense. Details are available at GME office.

Days Off

Residents are to have four, 24-hour periods (one day in seven) free of patient care responsibilities each month, averaged over four weeks. During months with legal holidays, (i.e., January, May, July, September, November and December). Residents will have 4 weeks paid vacation or 20 days per year.

White Coats

Three embroidered white coats are issued at the beginning of the initial year of the GME Program at Adventist Health Ukiah Valley. Resident may retain the coats at the termination of the GME Program.

Continuing Medical Education Discretionary Fund

All Residents have CME allowance each academic year. 
PGY1 / $1,000.00 
PGY2&3 / $1,500.00

CME activities are defined as those that contribute to the knowledge base of the resident for the practice of Family Medicine. Funds can be used for conferences, journals, self-study materials, books, etc. CME activities are accepted according to the discretion of the Program. All discretionary fund requests must be approved by GME administrator / director at Adventist Health Ukiah Valley.

Licensing Fees

Adventist Health Ukiah Valley will reimburse for California Medical Board and Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) licensing fees.


Meals will be provided for resident in the cafeteria while on-site at Adventist Health Ukiah Valley.

Moving expenses

Moving expenses will be reimbursed for PGY1 and PGY2 residents not to exceed $2000.00 per year with original receipt. Residents will be eligible for a $2,000 taxable bonus for PGY1 and PGY2 residents with proof of move greater than fifty (50) miles.