Salary, Benefits & Perks

Benefits Overview

UW Health offers employees a generous benefits package available on the first day of employment, including:

  • Medical, dental and vision plans
  • Retirement plans including a 403(b)
  • Six weeks of paid family leave
  • Flexible Health Care and Dependent Day Care spending accounts
  • Hospital-paid short and long-term disability plan and liability insurance
  • Basic and supplemental life insurance for the employee and their spouse and dependents

Program-sponsored Benefits

The Department of Emergency Medicine offers additional incentives to our residents. These include:

  • Reimbursement for Wisconsin Medical Board Postgraduate Training License, Physicians & Surgeons’ License, and DEA
  • Paid memberships to regional and national physician societies, including ACEP, SAEM, and EMRA
  • Reimbursement for USMLE Step 3 exam
  • Paid trainings (ACLS/BLS, FCCS, PALS, ALSO, etc.)
  • Financial support to attend national conferences
  • Travel scholarships to pursue global health electives
  • Stipend for educational resources, including ROSH, EMRAP, Hippo, and other textbooks/on-demand resources
  • Modern office near the hospital with our program’s own residency lounge, lactation space, and sleep room
  • Department-provided laptop (Apple or Dell)
  • Breakfast and lunch during weekly conference
  • Protected nights for resident class dinners and events

Additional Perks

  • Affiliate appointment with UW-Madison, which offers access to campus libraries and newly renovated recreational facilities
  • Opportunity to cover event medicine at UW Athletics Badgers football games, with average attendance ~74,000 fans per game
  • Financial advising and retirement planning
  • Employee Assistance Office
  • Active employee interest and resource groups
  • Free Madison Metro Transit system bus pass
  • Access to many free, local museums, festivals and parks
  • Discounted tickets to professional sports events
  • Vibrant, bike-friendly college town with a legacy of progressiveness and sustainability
  • And so much more!