Salary and Benefits

​Salary:  For the 2017-18 academic year, the annual salary for an incoming fellow at the PGY4 level was $61,957; PGY5 level was $64,493. Salaries for 2018-19 or 2019-20 have yet to be released. 

Salaries are not determined by the UC San Diego Geriatrics Fellowship Program. The basic salary scales for House Officers are established by the University Office of the President. At UCSD Medical Center, salaries for represented House Officers are collectively bargained by UCSD and the San Diego House Officer Association.

Benefits: Health and dental insurance are provided, along with disability insurance. Fellows receive four weeks ("20 working days") paid vacation and 12 days paid sick leave. Information on these benefits and others can be found at the GME website

Other SupportFellows receive a copy of the Geriatrics Review Syllabus. In addition, participating fellows have all expenses paid to attend and present at the annual American Geriatrics Society conference. Often support is also availble for attendance at additional conferences (based on interests of individual fellows).