General Policies & Procedures: Effective Date for Stipends and Benefits
University of Minnesota Medical School (UMMS)
Graduate Medical Education (GME) Administration
Policy: Effective Date for Stipends and Benefits
Effective Date: AY 09/10 (by 6.1.09)
Approved by GMEC: 1.22.08
Distribution: R/F; PD; PC; CSC; ACD; Institution Policy Manual; GME website
Policy Owner: GME Administration
To insure that trainees receive their stipend and benefits effective upon the first day in their program per the ACGME institutional requirements.
The first recognized day in their program is hereby defined as the first mandatory day the resident/fellow is required to report to their GME training program. This is typically the first day of orientation or the first day of their rotation whichever comes first.
Trainees must be paid at the appropriate stipend rate as set forth by the “Stipend Level Policy” and receive their benefits, defined as health, dental, life and disability insurance, upon the first recognized day of their respective program.