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Human Resources

Human Resources

Resident and Fellow benefits program

A few benefit highlights and hints

See individual plan brochures for complete coverage outline and details.

Life Insurance

  • Each resident covered for life and accidental death/dismemberment
  • Benefit increased from current amount of $30,000 to $50,000 as of 7/1/01

Dental Plan

  • Bi-annual preventative maintenance exams
  • Annual maximum benefit of $1500 per person.
  • Orthodontic benefit of $1500 (lifetime max) for adults and children
  • 25% discount on services offered to housestaff and dependents by local University Dental Associates

Vision Plan

  • May be used at UC Davis Ophthalmology Optical Shop at the Ambulatory Care Center
  • Use Western Health Advantage for annual ophthalmology exam for lens prescription. This leaves total Vision Service Plan allowance of $110 to be applied towards the cost of the lens.

Medical Plan

  • The number of mental health/chemical dependency outpatient visits increased form 20 to 50 per year per resident
  • ER co-payment reduced from $50 to $25/emergency room visit
  • Benefits provided to domestic partners (same and opposite sex) of enrolled housestaff


  • Human Resources, (916) 734-5335
  • Pharmacy Problems: Robert Mowers, PharmD (916) 734-3305, (916) 762-5452



Summary of Benefits