Program Specific Benefits

  • Education allowance: $2,750
  • In addition to education allowance:
    • You are given a book for your intern year and one when you graduate ($250 each)
    • Travel allowance
      • $2,000 to attend a conference
      • Additional $2,000 to present as first author
  • Four lab coats (including one “chief resident” coat in your final year)
  • Meal allowance for calls over 16 hours
  • Paid parking
  • One afternoon off each block for research (PGY1-3)
  • Free lunch Friday at Hartford Hospital - every Friday!
  • Excellent health insurance package and benefits
  • Free confidential counseling and anonymous hotline for all residents/fellows
  • Fitness centers at all hospitals. See more on the UConn Health Wellness Center.
  • Fall and winter resident retreats (faculty coverage provided for ALL residents from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.)
  • Holiday party (faculty coverage provided for ALL residents from 6 p.m. to midnight)
  • International electives: Grenada and the Philippines
  • ACOG junior fellow membership during all four years (paid by the program)
  • Discounts at local businesses with your ID/CAHC Purple Card
  • On-site child care at the UConn Health campus