Salaries are not determined by the UCLA Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program. The basic salary scales for House Officers are established by the University Office of the President.
For the 2018-19 academic year, the annual salary for an incoming Department of Family Medicine fellow (classified as PGY4 level) was $63,879. 2019-20 rates have yet to be released.
The current salary scale can be viewed at the UCLA HouseStaff Salaries website.
Health, dental and vision insurance are provided, along with disability and life insurance. UCLA covers the premiums and co-insurance if a trainee visits a UCLA Medical Group physician. You can visit the UC Resident and Fellow Benefits page to learn about transitioning between plans and to search for providers.
The Behavioral Wellness Center (BWC) is a valuable resource center offering counseling and supportive services, conveniently located in the Center for Health Sciences (CHS).
Fellows receive four weeks ("20 working days") paid vacation and 12 days paid sick leave. Information on these benefits and others can be found at the UCLA Graduate Medical Education (GME) website.
Trainees are also offered the UC Safe Harbor Retirement Savings Plan. Please refer to the UC Net booklet for further information.
Fellows may qualify to have their expenses paid to attend and present at local and national annual Addiction Medicine conferences.
The GME Office also offers a fatigue mitigation transportation option to help ensure trainees get home safely after work. Trainees may use app-based services such as Lyft and Uber to go home after a shift and back to work the next day. Obtaining a reimbursement is simple, just submit the receipts to the office.
The Graduate Housing Office can provide details about housing on campus and in the surrounding community.
Housing Services representatives can discuss housing eligibility, rates, amenities, moving assistance and family information. Fellows may also be awarded moving reimbursement and/or a $5,000 housing stipend.
Fellows may utilize a Meal Card while scheduled to work in the UCLA Healthcare System in direct patient care activities.