House Staff Salary and Benefits:
The Westchester Medical Center Diagnostic Radiology Residency program provides a number of additional benefits to support their residents throughout their residency training and in preparation for their careers. Below is a partial summary of the benefits afforded residents in the WMC program.
|Chief Resident Differential $3,500|
*Salary reflects the current salary scale in effect as determined by CIR Agreement. Salary scale will increase annually beginning 10/1/2018.
All residents receive 20 days of vacation and 4 personal days each year. Residents are also off for all holidays listed below. Residents can arrange to take vacation at the time of their choosing. Attendance of academic conferences does not utilize vacation days. Compensation Days are given for holidays worked.
WMC Department of Radiology observes the following enumerated holidays:
Our residents live in a variety of communities close to campus including Manhattan, as well as neighboring Westchester areas such as White Plains, Irvington, and Riverdale. Limited accommodation is also available on campus for residents at a discounted cost:
1 Bedroom /1 Bath $747.62 per month
2 Bedroom /2 Bath $908.35 per month
Westchester Medical Center radiology residency program is a participating member of the Committee of Interns and Residents Service Employees International Union (CIR/SIEU) Healthcare Network that serves to support residents and enhance patient care.
Member benefits include:
View further information on the Housestaff Benefits Plan.
The Department provides each first year resident with a tablet that will allow them access to all resources they will need for their Radiology education, including electronic textbooks, videos, radiology apps and PACS access.
Resident’s receive $2500.00 to attend Board Review courses during their 3rd year, this can be used to pay course tuition and/or related travel expenses.
The department pays tuition for all residents to attend the rotation at AIRP (American Institute for Radiologic Pathology) during their 3rd year. A living allowance of $1,500 is also provided.
Attendance at National Meetings:
Residents are guaranteed a minimum of 7 days for fellowship interviews, at no deduction from vacation time. More time can be arranged at the discretion of the Chief Resident based on coverage for rotations.
Library and Facilities:
WMC residents have access to the New York Medical College and hospital libraries and resources including online databases, electronic journals, multimedia and hard copy resources with borrowing privileges.