Salary and Benefits

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The hospice and palliative medicine fellow is paid commensurate with the salary of a fourth-year resident at St. Luke’s University Health Network.

Post Graduate Year Hourly Rate Annual Rate
PGY-1 $27.33 $56,837
PGY-2 $28.99 $60,295
PGY-3 $30.15 $62,714
PGY-4 $31.44 $65,387
PGY-5 $32.70 $68,018
PGY-6 $34.15 $71,031

* New fellows are brought in at PGY 4, PGY YR 4 = Fellow YR 1

Note: Salaries effective July 1, 2017.  Salaries start in PGY-1 and correspond to the number of years in the resident’s chosen program.

For the academic year 2017-2018, the PGY-4 salary is $65,387 plus benefits, which include:

  • iPad mini for Allscripts and Epic use
  • Health
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Disability
  • Three weeks of paid vacation
  • Five days of CME leave
  • Funding for approved education activities, books and equipment