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Quillen College of Medicine


Salary for 2018-2019

PGY - 1  $50,104
PGY - 2  $51,601
PGY - 3  $53,448
PGY - 4  $55,491
PGY - 5  $57,524

Chief Resident Stipend: $2,400

Salary subject to change
*Tennessee has no state income tax.

Vacation and Time-Off Policy

Fifteen (15) vacation days per year for all levels. 
Minimum of one (1) day in seven (7) free of clinical work and required education (when averaged over four (4) weeks).

Educational Leave/Funds

Educational leave and funding may be provided for research presentations or other valuable educational activities at the discretion of the chairman. 


Health, dental, and vision insurance for the resident and his/her family is provided at a shared cost with the university.
Disability, life and malpractice insurance are also provided at no cost.
Additional disability and/or life coverage is available at low cost. 

Sick Leave

One day per month sick leave is accrued.

Administrative Leave

Five days per residency for categorical residents and two days for preliminary residents.

Additional Benefits

ATLS course and certification
Free Internet medical searches and photocopy services at all hospitals.
Airfare and expenses for approved research presentations.
Monogrammed lab coats provided for all interns. 
Free parking at all hospitals.
On-call meals provided at all hospitals.
Resident/Spouse auxiliary membership available.
Resident/Spouse/Dependent ETSU scholarships available.
Emergency loan fund available.


One and two bedroom apartments in the area are available for an average of $600 to $850 per month.

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