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Residency Compensation and B​enefits

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Salary (annual, includes housing allowance)

Moving expenses

Outside education (publications and conferences)



OGME- 2 3 4 5

Salary (average, includes housing allowance)
$63,216 $65,785  $68,196 $70,262

Education allowance
$1,500 $1,500 $1,500 $1,500

$64,716 $67,285 $69,696


Insurance and Vacation

  • Health insurance (including dental and vision)
  • Life insurance
  • Malpractice insurance coverage and comprehensive liability protection for any malpractice incident arising out of a resident's participation in the educational program.
  • 20 work days of paid time off
  • Seven paid holidays:
    • New Year's Day
    • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    • Memorial Day
    • Independence Day
    • Labor Day
    • Thanksgiving Day
    • Christmas Day
  • Up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave, in compliance with Family and Medical Leave Act guidelines.

Life and Work

  • Meals
  • Free on-site parking
  • Lab coats 
  • Resident Assistance Program
  • Pagers
  • Free email accounts and internet access
  • Accounts to access CERNER offsite
  • Verizon Wireless discount

Education and Travel

  • Dues/licensure (AOA/ACOS/ACOFP/AAFP/POMA)
  • Pay for COMLEX Step 3
  • Travel reimbursement for local outside program assignments in excess of 25 miles from the hospital or residence, whichever is closest, at the current mileage reimbursement rate.
  • Outside educational programs UPMC/conferences/courses or medical textbooks will be deducted from the resident education allowance. ATLS courses will be completed and covered by end of General Surgery PGY 1 year.  The certification is valid for 4 years thereafter it will be the responsibility of the resident to maintain his/her own certification.