For Health Professionals

Resident Perks

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  • Breakfast and lunch provided at morning conferences and noon lectures
  • Meal cards when on call
  • Private call rooms with private bathroom/shower, computer, and TV
  • Resident lounge stocked with snack items
  • Book fund
  • Step 3 exam subsidized
  • Free home access to University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine online resources , including UpToDate
  • AAP membership is funded by the Residency Program including Pediatrics, Peds in Review, PREP, Pedialink, and Red Book
  • Jeopardy system (sick-call/family emergency) coverage without residents needing to "pay back"
  • Annual class retreats, including two-day intern retreat for the entire class
  • “Intern Survival Guide” booklet
  • Tickets to cultural and sporting events including Steelers, Pirates, Penguins games; Civic Light Opera; Pittsburgh Symphony; and the Pittsburgh Ballet
  • Residents & Fellows Assistance Program offers many services for the busy resident, including:
  • Coaching/counseling services in person or by phone
  • Child care referrals
  • Relocation services
  • Financial counseling
  • 24/7 phone support
  • Program happy hours
  • UPMC Perks - Discount program administered through UPMC that provides discounts with local businesses
Last Update
August 17, 2012
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Last Update
August 17, 2012