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Departmental Benefits:

  • National and Regional Conferences 
    • All PGY-3 residents go to ACEP Scientific Assembly
    • Rising Chief Residents attend SAEM and participate in SimWars
    • Resident Ultrasound Directors and rising stars attend SAEM and participate in Sonogames
    • 1-2 residents annually attend the Coastal Emergency Medicine Conference and participate in the Resident Quiz Bowl
    • Opportunities for all residents to present their scholarly activity at various other conference, at least partially supported financially
  • Embroidered scrubs for incoming interns
  • Meal stipends at UNC and WakeMed
  • Yearly education fund for each resident, which can be used for books, step 3, etc
  • Paid membership to EMRA (including EM:RAP) and SAEM
  • Free access to,, and many other free texts through UNC’s Health Sciences Library
  • Free yearly rotating board review resources (for example Rosh Review, Peer IX, and Hippo EM)


(Effective 7/1/2023)

  • PGY1 – $60,052
  • PGY2 – $62,194
  • PGY3 – $64,445

For further information on benefits through the UNC Graduate Medical Education office, including health insurance, please click here to access GME website.