FEL 4 - 1st Year
FEL 5 - 2nd Year
FEL 6 - 3rd Year
Fellows are entitled
to four (4) weeks of paid vacation each year. Vacations are scheduled in
advance to allow coverage and cancellation of continuity clinics. Additional
leave for illness, family medical emergencies, or maternity/paternity may be
taken according to UCSD GME policy.
Group health insurance
and disability plans are available to fellows and their dependents, as well as
dental and vision coverage, provided as an employee benefit with NO COST to
the fellow or his/her dependents.
There is a $40,000 life insurance plan for the fellow, which includes a double indemnity clause of $80,000 and is provided by the University at no cost to the fellow. Malpractice insurance is also provided by the University.
Fellows have access to the library resources of UCSD and the San Diego VA Medical Center. UCSD Library access is available offsite via the Internet.
Housing and Education Stipend
Fellows for 2022-2023 will receive a $9,000 housing stipend and $750 education stipend. Parental bonding leave (4 weeks of 100% paid leave for each qualifying event) and meal allowance of $150/month.
Fellows also have access to recreational facilities available to students to the main UCSD campus, including the large indoor and outdoor swimming pools at the SDSU/UCSD Mission Bay Aquatics Center.
More detailed information regarding Leave Policy, Professional Liability Insurance, Health Insurance, uniform and uniform laundering is provided in the UCSD Medical Center Terms and Conditions of Appointment on the Office of
Graduate Medical Education Web site.