Resident Benefits

PGY 1: $46,345
PGY 2: $48,821
PGY 3: $50,114
PGY 4: $51,078
PGY 5: $53,182

Medical and dental insurance is provided for the resident and immediate family members. JPS also provides disability and professional liability coverage.

JPS grants maternity and paternity leave in accordance with the Family Medical Leave Act. Residents need to consider that leave may impact final completion date in accordance with residency guidelines.

PGY 1: $1,000
PGY 2-5: $1,500 each year

$1,500 for those relocating from outside of Tarrant County

PGY 1: 17 calendar days PTO
PGY 2-5: 20 calendar days PTO and 5 days to attend educational activities

See program guidelines

JPS provides the following for all residents:


  • PDA/Smartphone Allowance
  • Cell Phone Allowance
  • Meals
  • Parking
  • Text Pager
  • Lab Coats
  • Tax Deferred Annuity
  • Savings Bonds
  • 24-hour Medical Library
  • Direct Deposit
  • Medical and Dental Benefits (Employer paid Premium)
  • Vision Plan (Available for purchase by Employee)
  • Health Care (Flex spending accounts available for self and dependant care)
  • JPS Flex Credit ($15 Semi-monthly, $360 annually)
  • Long Term Disability (Employer paid after 90 days of employment)
  • Short Term Disability (Available for purchase by Employee)
  • Cancer/Critical Illness Insurance (Available for purchase by Employee)
  • Worker's Compensation
  • 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Basic Group Term Life/Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • Universal Voluntary Life Insurance (Available for purchase by Employee)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Malpractice Insurance
  • Educational Employees Credit Union (E.E.C.U.)
  • Family Medical Leave (FMLA)  
  • Personal Leave  
  • Paid Time Off (see PTO section of HouseStaff Manual)
  • Paid Holidays  
  • Paid Bereavement
  • Paid Jury Duty  
  • Paid Military Leave
  • Savings Bonds (Available for purchase by Employee)
  • Health Club Membership Discount (See current list on
  • The "T" E-Pass (Train/Bus) (Available for purchase by Employee in HR)
  • Discount tickets to Six Flags Over Texas and the Fort Worth Zoo

The Family Medicine, OB/Gyn, Orthopedic, Psychiatry, Transitional and Radiology programs all participate in the ERAS residency application system. Any paper applications submitted to these programs will not be considered. In order to obtain additional information on ERAS, go to ERAS lists programs as they appear in the ACGME directory.