Northwest Healthcare (Tucson) offers competitive benefits packages to all residents.
Residents are provided an Educational Allowance each academic year. Funds may be used for books, journals, electronic subscriptions, USMLE Step 3 or COMLEX-USA Level 3 study materials and other expenses with the approval of the program director.
Internal Medicine residents regularly meet with a program assigned faculty advisor who offers objective feedback, discusses rotation evaluations and provides a clear path to success based on the resident’s career goals.
Residents have access to UpToDate, a point-of-care clinical medicine database, providing coverage of over 8,500 topics in 17 medical specialties. UpToDate integrates drug information (Lexi-Comp) and clinical images (Visual Dx). It also includes medical calculators.
The Employee Assistance Program is a voluntary work-based program offering free and confidential assessments, short-term counseling, referrals and follow-up services to employees who have personal and/or work related problems.
Residents receive life insurance coverage valued at one year of their current salary. Additional life insurance coverage is available at the option and expense of the resident physician.
Snacks and beverages are available 24/7 in the resident-only lounge at Northwest Medical Center and Oro Valley Hospital. Residents also have access to the physician lounges and cafeterias at these facilities which have meals provided daily during business hours.
Northwest Healthcare (Tucson) provides resident physicians with professional liability insurance to cover the resident physician while acting in the performance of their duties and assignments within the training program (moonlighting activities are not covered).
The complete Benefits Summary outlining stipends, professional liability coverage and health/disability insurance accessible to Residents/Fellows and their eligible dependents may be found in the Benefits Summary.Sample Benefits Summary