More Than Half of Extra Compensation for UC Employees Went to Hospital, Clinic Faculty, Audit Finds
More than half of $871 million in extra compensation the University of California paid to employees in the last fiscal year went to faculty at university hospitals and clinics, according to an analysis released this week by UC, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. The compensation is in addition to staff and faculty salaries and overtime.
The analysis found that $449 million was given to health sciences faculty members and hospital administrators from clinical revenue. The Chronicle reports that "[m]illions" of dollars were also given to workers as bonuses, stipends, auto allowances and "other pay."
The university system hired an outside auditor and formed a task force to examine payment practices after the Chronicle published a series of articles in November 2005 (Wallack/Schevitz, San Francisco Chronicle, 1/12).
The UC analysis is available online. Note: You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader to access the report.