Benefits of Internal Medicine Residency

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2017-18 Benefits

  • First Year Resident: $51,765
  • Second Year Resident: $55,773
  • Third Year Resident: $57,446 
  • Signing Bonus: $2,500 (for incoming first year residents)  
  • Food Allowance: $1500 per year
  • Medical Insurance: for the resident. Family coverage available
  • Life Insurance: paid at a rate of two times annual base salary with the option to purchase supplemental insurance (dependent life, accidental death & dismemberment, LT disability, personal CA protection, critical illness insurance, personal accident, LT care plan).
  • Dental Insurance: coverage available at a premium for the individual or for family. Can have Dental Care plus which includes vision services.
  • Professional Liability Insurance: provided to the resident for activities within the scope of the assigned program, occurrence type.
  • Retirement: each resident participates in Social Security. A resident may voluntarily contribute pre-tax dollars to a 403(b).
  • Paid Time Off: 25 days.
  • Specialty Board and Licensure Examination Leave: time is permitted for first-time sitting for ABMS or USMLE licensing exams with proper notice to program. Provides that resident is not on call the evening before his/her exam.
  • Maternity Leave:  complies with provisions of the Family Medical Leave Act.
  • Educational Stipend: $500 is provided to R-1's; $1,000 is provided to R2's and $2,000 to R 3's. This may be used to purchase subscriptions to journals or other medical periodicals, medical texts, or medical software. It may be used for attendance at approved CME conferences.
  • Lab Coats: 2 white coats and 1 fleece are provided during PGY 1; 2 new coats of choice in PGY 2 and 3  (Fleece or White) .
  • Free Parking: free parking is available in a covered garage.