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House staff Salary and Benefits

Salary for academic year 2020-2021:

PGY 1: $66,247

PGY 2: $68,989

PGY 3: $74,469

PGY 4: $77,049

PGY 5: $79,307


$3500/year meal stipend


Other benefits include:

(Subject to negotiation and change)

Main Medical Benefits are provided by the Hospital Supplemental coverage provided by the Committee of Interns and Residents (CIR) union:

  • Medical coverage
  • Prescription Drug, Dental, Optical Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Child Care (up to $5,000 per year deducted before taxes)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Professional Education Plan

-  $650/year for medical books, journals, Exams or Mobile electronic Devices

  • Continuing Learning Program

-$1500 every 3 years to attend medical conferences

Detailed description of benefits can be found at: http://www.cirseiu.org/

Vacation: 20 week days of vacation per year may be requested, pending approval.  Weekends before and/or after vacation days may be requested, but are not guaranteed approval. 

Holidays: The hospital recognizes 11 standard annual holidays plus one “floating” holiday.  Residents are scheduled to work 2 holidays in each academic year

Bereavement: up to 3 days in the event of the death of a parent, spouse, child, sibling, or grandparent

Personal/Well-being Leave: up to 2 full days, or 4 half days may be scheduled, at least 30 days in advance