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The Brody School of Medicine
Department of Family Medicine

Family Medicine

Sports Medicine Fellowship

Salary and Benefits

First year salary

Equal to fourth-year residency salary


Three weeks of paid vacation annually.

Sick Leave

Twelve days of paid sick leave annually.

Medical Plan

Coverage is effective date of employment. Initially enrolled in the $500 deductible plan. Cost is determined by type of coverage: Individual Coverage, Parent/Child Coverage, or Family Coverage. Eligible expenses paid at 80%, with a 20% copayment.

Long Term Disability Insurance

Income protection in event of disability. Income is nontaxable and pays 60% of base salary. Policy includes death benefit. Effective upon employment.

Group Life Insurance

Protection for your beneficiary equal to your annual salary. Policy also includes an accidental death and dismemberment clause. Vidant Medical Center (VMC) pays 100%. Coverage effective upon employment.

Dependent Life Insurance

Life insurance policy on dependent ($5,000/spouse; $2,500/children). VMC pays 100%. Coverage is effective after 3 months.

Workers' Compensation

Compensation for lost work time and/or medical expenses for job-related accidents and illnesses. VMC pays 100%.

Pharmacy Discounts

Reduced rate for prescribed drugs for employee and immediate family.

Flexible Benefits

On the first calendar quarter after completion of six months of service, residents will be able to choose a comprehensive, tax savings benefit program that includes medical and dental plans, child and health care reimbursement accounts and partnership savings (401[k]) plan. Additional group life insurance choices are also available on an after-tax basis.

Hospital Bill Discount

VMC offers discounts to residents and immediate family members. Discount will apply if requested from the Business office within 60 days of insurance payment or denial.

Medical Liability Insurance

Professional liability insurance coverage of $2,000,000 will be provided by VMC for each resident.

Additional Benefits

  • Tuition Aid Plan
  • Education/Travel Funds
  • Professional Fees
  • Lab Coats Allowance
  • Laundry for Lab Coats