Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Nephrology & Hypertension


Salary & Benefits


Salary information


Fifteen days of paid vacation per year.

Administrative Time:

Five working days per two year fellowship for interviews and other administrative issues

Sick Leave

12 days of paid sick leave per year
(July 1-June 30)

Professional Liability Insurance

Residents are provided malpractice coverage for activities that are directly related with their residency training program (does not include moonlighting). This coverage is in force regardless of when a claim is filed and is part of the Self Insurance Retention program with limits of $3 million occurrence/$12 million aggregate.

Hospital and Health Insurance

Group plans for Hospital and Health Insurance for the Fellows and dependents are available at group rates and are effective upon employment. A variety of plans are available and are paid through salary reduction on an after tax basis. Upon completion of six months of employment, premiums are paid on a before tax basis.

Long Term Disability Insurance

Long Term Disability Insurance for the Fellows is available at group rates and premiums are paid by salary reduction on an after tax basis.

Workers' Compensation

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

Life Insurance

Fellows are provided life insurance equal to their annual salary. Additional life insurance is available at group rates and the premiums may be paid by salary reduction on an after tax basis. Dependent Life Insurance ($5000 for spouse and $2500 for eligible children) is provided upon employment.

Flexible Benefits

A flexible benefit program is available after six months of employment that include: Medical Plan Deductible Options, Dental Plan, Additional Life Insurance, Dependent Life Insurance, Child Care and Health Care Reimbursement Accounts, and Partnership Savings Plan.

Partial Moving Expense Reimbursement

Vidant will reimburse the resident up to $1000 for documented moving expenses of household goods during their relocation process.

Hospital Bill Discount

Employees of Vidant, spouses of employees, and dependent children of employees with Vidant Medical Plan coverage or another comparable plan will be eligible for a discount of 50% towards the deductible and/or 50% towards the co-insurance, when the services are covered by insurance.

Tuition Aid Plan

This plan is intended to help employees wishing to continue their education through voluntary off the job instruction and study. Details are available in the Department of Human Resources.

Lab Coat Allowance

Vidant provides three labs coats which Nephrology has monogrammed.

Laundry for Lab Coats

Lab coats will be picked up from your department twice a week for cleaning. No other laundry service is provided.

Meal Tickets for On-Call Fellows: $25 per month meal allowance entered on Vidant ID.

For additional information regarding these benefits, please contact:

Graduate Medical Education 1.800.775.4347


Vidant Compensation and Benefits 252.847.4479

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