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Administrative Information & Program Benefits

Please visit the University of Maryland Graduate Medical Education website for information on policies, as well as salary and benefits.


Residents receive 15 paid vacation days plus a number of Federal holidays off. One additional week of holiday time is granted over the week of Christmas or New Years. Approved conference days will not be counted towards your 15 annual days of vacation.

Salary and Benefits

Salary information can be found on the GME website.

Resident Summer Picnic 2023Other competitive benefits in the package include:

  • Health care, dental, and vision plans
  • Professional liability insurance, and tail coverage
  • Worker's compensation and disability insurance
  • 403(b) plan
  • Generous parental leave policy
  • Complimentary parking
  • Discounted membership at the URecFit gym on campus

Program Benefits

Residency Graduation 2024

  • Book funds and sponsorship of continuing education credits
  • Funded registration, travel and support to attend/ present at annual meetings such as ASTRO, ASCO, ARS, ABS, RSS, SNO, and PTCOG
  • The Department of Radiation Oncology hosts an annual elegant-dress Holiday Party for all employees plus a guest, a family Summer Picnic, and at least four departmental happy hours each year. Additionally, the residents enjoy other department-sponsored social events througout the year such as the Annual ASTRO Alumni and Friends Event, the Annual Resident Graduation Dinner, Friendsgiving, a Summer BBQ, life-event celebrations for new babies and weddings, and plenty of resident happy hours.
  • Supported fund for publication submission fees
  • The residency wellness fund: $5,000 annually can be used for various activities such as teambuilding, dinners, snacks for the resident workroom, physical activities, and more. Please visit the UMMC Resident and Wellness page on the GME website for hospital specific wellness benefits.

Fees and Allowances for Medical Residents – Academic Year 2024



Abstract submission fees per resident/ year


ACR in-training exam per resident /year


Allowance for elective and/or ABR fee per resident at start of residency


Attendance ASTRO Advocacy Day per 4th year resident/year


Attendance at ASTRO per resident based on new guidelines for research/ publication


Attendance at ASTRO Spring Refresher per 3rd/4th year resident /year


Book allowance per resident at start of residency


Resident campus parking per resident / year


**Resident wellness team building activities (includes physics residents) - ALL RESIDENTS @ $5,000/ year


Elective rotation options during 4th year, per resident (ex. St. Jude)


Yearly subscriptions: e-Anatomy subscription @ ~$200 and Rad Onc Questions/4th year resident/ year @~$700





The University of Maryland Health Sciences and Human Services Library (UMHSHSL) is available for resident use. There is also a resident library that maintains an extensive collection of journals and books.