Residents are allotted an annual education stipend to cover loupes and education and learning materials. The amount of annual education stipend is dependent on post-graduate training year.
In addition to their regular salary, all residents receive a monthly $1,000 housing stipend (subject to withholding) to help pay for their rent. More information on the housing stipend can be found at the UCLA GME website.
All residents receive $3,000 per year for food and beverages at UCLA Ronald Reagan and UCLA Santa Monica.
Surgery Residents may work as per diem surgeons (“moonlighting”) in the Kaiser Health System during their research years as their schedule permits. Through this opportunity research residents can receive additional financial support and continue to practice clinical skills and decision making.