PGY-1 $61,324
PGY-2 $64,000
PGY-3 $67,000
PGY-4 $70,000


Health, dental and life insurance for the resident and their family are provided. Medical malpractice insurance also is provided. 

As Lifepoint Health employees, residents have the option to purchase vision insurance and long- and short-term disability insurance. 

Fee Coverage

Certification, exam and membership fees are covered. This includes: 

  • Memberships to the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPMR) and American Academy of Physiatrists (AAP)
  • Trainings/Certifications (ACLS, BLS)

Paid Time Off

Residents are allotted up to 20 business days (Monday-Friday) of holiday, vacation, professional, sick, or other leave is provided as paid time off (PTO).

Food Allowance

Residents will be provided free meals from the hospital cafeteria. 

Subscriptions and Textbooks

Subscriptions are provided for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review by Sara Cuccurullo. UpToDate is available from any computer on campus, through our UNTHSC library affiliation. The following subscriptions are provided:

  • “Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review” by Sara Cuccurullo
  • “Braddom's Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation” by David Cifu
  • “Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation” by Elsevier ScienceDirect Journals
  • PM&R Board Review Course PGY-4

Mentorship Program

Faculty will instruct and mentor the residents on the best practices for working effectively in various healthcare delivery settings through didactics and clinical experiences. A faculty mentor will be assigned to each resident to assist them in their research and scholarly activity endeavors (from project inception to conference presentation and/or publication). Faculty mentors serve as a resource to residents throughout the program. Mentors and mentees are expected to meet at least twice per year.


  • Travel and Conference Attendance Stipend
  • Yearly Educational Stipend

Board Review Course

In preparation for the medicine board certifying examination, the program will provide graduating residents the opportunity to attend a PMR board review course. 

Professional Meetings 

Residents are encouraged to attend professional meetings. Allowances are available at the discretion of the program director. Financial support is available to residents presenting a lecture, abstract or poster at a regional or national meeting. At the discretion of the program director, residents may be provided with time away as professional development to present at a regional or national meeting. 


Two monogrammed white coats are provided to residents at the initial orientation and one additional monogrammed white coat will be provided for each subsequent training year to follow. 


Parking is readily available at no fee on site. 

Employee Discounts

Residents receive discounts for shopping, travel and more through the Lifepoint Health Employee Discount Program. 

Taxi Service

Taxi or ride-share services are offered to residents who feel they are too fatigued to drive themselves home after a shift. Vouchers for transportation may be requested through New Innovations or by contacting the program coordinator. Transportation is a 24/7 service paid for by the GME office. 

Employee Assistance Program

Lifepoint Health provides a confidential Employee Assistance Program that offers assessment, short-term counseling and referral services, crisis response, assistance with locating available childcare, health and wellness incentives, financial services and legal assistance. 

Retirement Plan

Residents have the option to participate in the employer-sponsored 401(k) retirement plan.