Stipend & Benefits

Stipend & Benefits

Ochsner offers a competitive Fellowship salary above the standard PGY-V offering.

Ochsner Health System provides house staff with a comprehensive benefits plan that includes health, dental, disability, and life insurance, as well as the opportunity to participate in a 403(b) tax-deferred annuity program. The health, dental, disability, and life insurance programs are offered at minimal cost to the resident.

Benefits Include:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Pharmacy
  • Salary Continuation
  • 403(b) Plan
  • Pathway to Wellness (PTW)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employer Paid Term Life
  • 66.273% Long Term Disability
  • $100,000 Business Travel Accident
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Plan)
  • Vacation Time
  • Tobacco Free Discount
  • Free, safe, secure on-campus parking provided for all house staff.
  • Travel Fund Support
  • Meeting and travel expenses for paper/poster presentations by fellows are supported through department operational budget.
  • Employee Discounts and Special Offers
  • Sprint, Verizon and AT&T cell phone discounts. Smoking cessation benefit (available if enrolled in medical plan). Kentwood Water. Dell Computer. Sam’s Club ($10 off yearly membership).

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