Stipend And Benefits

Stipend
    
For the 2016-2017 year, the annual stipend will be $58,399.
    
Vacation
    
Each fellow is allowed two weeks paid vacation during the 12-month fellowship, and additional time off is allowed for future practice interviews.
    
Health Insurance
    
The fellow’s health insurance premiums are paid in large part by The Hand Center (about 75 percent).

Professional Liability Insurance
    
Professional liability insurance premiums are paid by The Hand Center.
    
Professional Licensure
    
Licensure by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners is required for this fellowship, the fee for which is paid by The Hand Center.  If this entails a trip to Texas for credentialing or examination, expenses for that trip will also be paid by The Hand Center.