Benefits and Eligibility

The postdoctoral stipend is $50,000 for a 12-month period, including:

  • 8 legal holidays
  • 15 vacation days
  • 3 professional days
  • Up to 5 sick days

The fellowship year typically begins in August or early September of each year. Benefits are available, including health insurance plans for fellows and their families. There are fees for parking in any university parking lots, but public and university transportation systems are available for convenient transport to and from University Hospital.

Fellows have shared offices with individual computers, telephones, pagers and voicemail. They also have access to fax and photocopy machines and administrative support. Educational resources available to fellows include the University of Wisconsin library and computer systems.