Salary & Benefits

All salary, benefit and general policy information for residents and fellows is provided through the UA College of Medicine - Tucson South's Office of Graduate Medical Education.

For the latest salary schedule, click here.


Photograph of characteristic Tucson residential architecture with cactiA quick summary of benefits available to fellows and residents is as follows:

  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • Counseling Services
  • Life Insurance
  • Educational Stipends
  • Lab Coat Provided
  • BLS and ACLS Training
  • UofA Medical Library Access
  • Meals When On-Call
  • Free Parking

For additional detail, see this Housestaff Benefits Overview from Banner – University Medical Group (BUMG) or refer to the UA College of Medicine GME South Campus Resident and Fellow Manual.


Banner – University Medical Center provides four (4) weeks per year as vacation. Accrued vacation time must be used during the 12-month appointment and shall not be carried forward to subsequent contract years.

For any updates to the above information, see the UA College of Medicine GME applicant section.

PLEASE NOTE: As of July 1, 2016, a transition occurred in employment of fellows and residents from the University of Arizona to Banner – University Medicine, the academic division of Banner Health. In 2015, the UA Health Sciences entered into an academic affiliation agreement for clinical teaching facilities included in the merger of Banner Health and the University of Arizona Health Network, which was effected at the end of the first quarter. This includes the Banner – University Medical Center Tucson and South hospital campuses and related outpatient ambulatory care facilities. Refer to the links listed for the latest information.