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Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Adult Psychiatry Residency Program ~ Resident Benefits

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Educational Leave

The University allows residents at least five days of educational leave per year for attending appropriate scientific meetings.  PGY 1 residents also receive an additional two days of leave to account for taking their USMLE Step 3 exam.


Medical insurance is provided free for all residents. Coverage for spouse and dependents is available for an additional cost to the resident via payroll deduction. Dental and Vision insurance is available for a small premium. Life and disability insurance are provided at no charge to residents.

Parental Leave/Day Care

A parental leave policy allows a new parent time off to be with his or her infant. This time represents vacation and sick leave. Affordable daycare is available for infants through pre-kindergarten at "Kidopolis," located at Tulane University Medical Center's downtown site.


Free parking is provided.


PGY 1 - $51,770

PGY 2 - $53,506

PGY 3 - $55,336

PGY 4 - $57,470

PGY 5 - $59,901


First year residents receive 15 days of paid vacation. Residents beyond the PGY 1 level are given 20 days. Vacation is taken with departmental approval.