Vascular Surgery Fellowship Program Benefits

Stipends for Fellows

The currently approved stipend is outlined below and is applicable to the approved year of training. The current schedule is:

Post Graduate Year Stipend

  • PGY–6 $56,034.69
  • PGY–7 $57,550.38
    (Effective July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2013)

Insurance Benefits

  • Payflex Plan - allows payment of medical/dental premiums with pre-tax dollars, and allows you to set aside tax-free dollars for out-of-pocket medical, dental or child care expenses
  • Professional Liability Insurance - Professional liability insurance covering medical activities clearly defined within the scope of the fellowship program is provided at no cost to the fellow
  • Health Insurance - provided, including group accident income plan coverage through the Scott & White Health Plan
  • Additional dependent coverage is available
  • Dental - optional through MetLife Dental
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment– optional through Scott & White
  • Additional dependent coverage is available
  • Long-term Disability Insurance - provided through TMAIT
  • Additional coverage is available
  • Term Life Insurance coverage - provided through TMAIT - $50,000 (additional coverage available)
  • Additional dependent coverage is available

Vacation and Leave

  • Vacation: three weeks per year
  • Sick Leave: 13 days per year
  • Educational Leave: one week per year
  • Maternity and Paternity Leave: combinations of all PTO (Paid Time Off) and FMLA as allowed by the Surgery Residency Review Committee
  • Bereavement, military and interview leave also available


Call meals allowance while on duty

Uniforms, Computers and Pagers

  • Pagers provided
  • Lab coats and scrub suits provided

Paid Memberships

Paid membership to AMA, TMA and Bell County Medical Association

Other Benefits

  • Free reserved parking
  • Fees paid for life support certification courses including BLS, ACLS, ATLS, PALS and NALS
  • Funding provided for professional presentations at state and national meetings
  • Gym available on-site

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