Residency Salary, Benefits & CIR
The residency program receives funds from each of the 4 participating hospitals. The individual hospitals are each on their own payment schedule based on PGY level.
Residents receives benefits from their individual sponsoring institution as well as from CIR (discussed below). Benefits include: health insurance, 403B retirement fund, meal stipend, subsidized housing, and subsidized parking.
The Committee of Interns and Residents is a labor union that represents residents in various institutions across the country. This union was influential in aiding the passage of the 405 regulations nationally. Through CIR residents receive many benefits including: a stipend for educational resources (ie. books, test fees,palmpilots), dental insurance, vision insurance, death and disability insurance, among others. Their website can be accessed by clicking here.