Salary and Benefits
The 2015-16 salary scale for Residents is as follows:
Uniforms and laundry
Hospitals provide on-call facilities and discounted meals
Annual Vacation Leave
Residents will have 1 week of vacation every 4 months (total of 3 weeks per year). Chief residents get one additional week for interviews/conferences and one at the end for studying for the written Board Exam.
Residents will have 30 sick leave days per year.
Maternity Leave and Paternity Leave is available for a negotiated number of working days. This is leave in addition to Annual Vacation and/or Sick Leave. The programs complies with the regulations set forth by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG).
The Saint Louis University policy on bereavement is three days for immediate family (grandparents, parents, spouse, children, siblings).
Additional leave for Educational Meetings/Conferences may be possible pending circumstances.
The following items are available to Residents:
Call coverage for resident illness
Representation on Major Institutional Committees
Library computerized system to Document Clinical Experience
Assigned Mentor/Faculty Advisor
Curriculum and Medical-Legal Aspects of End-of-Life Care
Practice Management Seminars
Stress Management Programs
Risk Management/Quality Assurance Seminars
Formal Confidential Grievance Procedures
This program operates primarily in an institution that does not practice abortions due to religious reasons. However, all residents will receive satisfactory education or experience in managing complications of abortion per the regulations of the Residency Review Committee (RRC). If a resident chooses to receive further education and experience about performing abortions, arrangements will be made at another institution.
The Program start date is July 1 with orientation starting 2 weeks prior. A start date of January 1 is available only in special circumstances.