Call Schedule, Benefits, and Salary
Residents are required to provide in-house coverage for the Desert Vista Behavioral Health Center. The frequency of duty decreases with seniority, with a PGY II resident having approximately one call per week. Call coverage is provided during weekdays, weekends and holidays.The length of duty varies from 4.5 hours on a weekday to 12 hours on overnights/weekends/holidays.
Current Benefit Guide (pdf)
Insurance available to resident and dependents:
Free meals and free parking are provided to all residents
Paid Time Off
PGY I, PGY III and PGY IV residents receive 20 days of paid vacation. PGY II residents are given 15 days of paid vacation.
Educational leave is available and granted at the discretion of the Program Director.
Sample Resident Contract (pdf)
Resident Educational Book Fund
Each resident receives a yearly educational allowance that may be used toward medical/psychiatric book purchases, examination fees, licensing fees, membership fees (pertaining to any medical/psychiatric educational organization), etc.