UIC PGY1 Pharmacy Benefits

UIC Department of Pharmacy
College of Pharmacy
Exhibit A: Benefits

Effective Date:    July 1, 2010

Note:    Benefits are provided by the State of Illinois and University of Illinois consistent with University policy and applicable State and Federal law. Complete Plan Descriptions are available through the University Benefit Center.

  1. Vacation leave of 10 working days per year, accruable only within current residency program. Residents are also entitled to University-designated holidays and four floating holidays. Program Director retains the right to schedule vacation. There is no terminal payment for unused vacation.
  2. Sick leave of 13 non-cumulative calendar days per year within the current residency program. Sick leave may be used for illness, injury, or to obtain medical or dental treatment for the resident, spouse, or child. Residents may be entitled to a Family Medical Leave under the standard eligibility requirements. Vacation time and/or sick time (as appropriate) can be used for a portion of this leave.
  3. Leave from the program for personal reasons will be first credited as vacation time. Additional unpaid time off must be approved by the Program Director, who may request relevant documentation to substantiate the reason for the leave. Regardless of the reason for taking leave, the resident’s completion date may be delayed in order to fulfill time requirements for certification. Military leave will be granted consistent with applicable law and University policy.
  4. Reasonable time for paid leave for attendance at conferences, workshops, or other professional educational activities, scheduled with the approval of the Program Director. Reimbursement of costs for attending functions or for other educational activities is negotiable with the Program Director.
  5. Health insurance is provided to the individual resident.
  6. Other benefits not mentioned here, including, but not limited to, dependent care, tax deferred annuities, and tuition waiver, are provided consistent with University plans.
  7. All residents are covered for professional liability insurance through the University Risk Management and Self-Insurance program or through individual affiliated institution plans while performing duties directly related to their educational programs.
  8. Meals and sleeping facilities for residents rotating on night and weekend call are provided.
  9. At least one coat and two scrub suits are issued to all residents, and remain the property of the University.
  10. As UIC employees, residents may use the Employee Assistance Services for counseling and referral services through the Human Resources Office. Residents may receive assistance for psychological, legal, financial, substance abuse or family related problems.