Sports Medicine Fellowship Benefits

Benefits information presented here is for fellows in the Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship and the Sports Medicine Fellowship.

2018-19 fellow stipend

  • $60,373

Fellow benefits

Insurance and health benefits

Insurance and health benefits

Health insurance

  • Choice of plans through HealthPartners
  • Nearly half of family coverage paid
  • Option for domestic partner coverage

Dental insurance

  • Available for fellows and dependents

Life insurance

  • Group term life provided at no cost
  • Additional coverage available

Disability insurance

  • Short-term provides up to 70% of pre-disability stipend after a 14-day waiting period
  • Long-term provides up to 80% of pre-disability stipend after a 90-day waiting period

Malpractice insurance

  • Coverage for activities within the course and scope of fellow's duties provided at no cost

Flexible spending account

  • Eligible for pre-tax health care and dependant care reimbursement

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Paid time off (PTO) and leaves

Paid time off (PTO) and leaves

Paid time off (PTO)

  • Twenty-one days per contract year. These days are designed to cover vacations, unexpected absences such as sick days and funeral/bereavement leave, and practice search.

Maternity, paternity, and adoption leave

  • Two weeks paid maternity leave, paid at 100%; up to four additional weeks paid through short-term disability at 70%
  • Two weeks paid paternity or adoption leave upon request

Miscellaneous leave

  • May be granted at program director's discretion for no more than three days at a time

Retirement plans



Academic business expense reimbursement fund

  • Up to $1,000 reimbursement per year for PDA/smartphone, personal computer, software, conference expenses, medical association memberships, and clinical textbooks and journals

Minnesota license and DEA registration

  • Permit and licensure application fee reimbursed
  • DEA fee reimbursed

Moving allowance

  • Up to $1,000 reimbursement for relocation expenses

Discount and perks

Discount and perks

A U Card is required to access some of these benefits.

Technology discounts

Fitness membership

Library system

Relocation assistance

Resident and Fellow Assistance Program

University events

  • Receive discounted tickets for some University of Minnesota sports, theater, and cultural events

Additional fellowship-specific benefits

Additional fellowship-specific benefits

Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship

  • Lab coats and pagers provided
  • Parking is free

Sports Medicine Fellowship

  • Lab coats, pagers, and team apparel provided
  • Parking is free or discounted while on duty


Contact Sheila McGinley at 612-625-0646,