Stipends and Benefits

​​ The University of Colorado's Graduate Medical Education Office (GME) and website offer in-depth information on benefits. The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation adheres to the institutional selection policies as outlined by  Graduate Medical Education Office


Fellows are paid monthly by the University of Colorado School of Medicine and receive an annually calculated stipend based on the level of training. Please refer to the stipends section of the University of Colorado GME website for the most current salary amounts.

2019-2021 Annual Stipends
PGY-5 $68,168
PGY-6 $70,961 


The following are included as part of the University of Colorado benefit package for incoming fellows:

  • Health and dental insurance for fellow and dependents 
  • Life insurance and long term disability insurance for fellow only 
  • Reimbursement and tax-deferred accounts 
  • Voluntary retirement savings plans
  • Professional liability coverage 


  • Vacation (paid): 15 weekdays
  • Education (paid): 5 weekdays
  • FMLA (unpaid): 12 weeks 

For further information regarding benefits, please refer to the Benefits section of the Graduate Medical Education website. ​