Self-nominated council comprised of pediatric residents at every level of the program and the Pediatric Chief Residents. The REC provides a formal pathway for residents to become involved in programmatic improvement.
Self-nominated council comprised of pediatric fellows across various levels and subspecialties. The FEAC works with the Pediatric Medical Office and offers a formal mechanism for fellows to unite and have a part in departmental and programmatic improvement.
|Vacation||All residents/fellows receive four-weeks of paid vacation leave per academic year|
|Sick Leave||All residents/fellows receive five days of paid sick leave per academic year|
|Leave of Absence||All residents/fellows are eligible for a six-week paid medical leave for maternity-related purposes or required medical care|
|Parental Leave||All residents/fellows are eligible for up to six-weeks paid leave for parental purposes, including paternal leave, non-birthing parent leave, adoption, or fostering care. For a birthing parent, this is in addition to the paid medical leave|
University of Chicago house officers are eligible for a benefits package that includes dental coverage, flexible spending accounts, health insurance coverage, life insurance, long term disability, personal accident insurance, tuition remission for spouses and children, supplemental retirement annuities, and workers' compensation.
The Medical Center provides medical malpractice liability coverage for all residents for activities performed in connection with assigned duties as a resident at the University of Chicago and at off-site rotations with prior written approval. The coverage is a composite of self-retained coverage funded by a composite of self-retained coverage funded by a trust fund and purchased excess commercial insurance.