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House Officer Salary Schedule and Benefits


Stipends, which are competitive with comparable programs, are paid weekly.

On-call facilities

House officers are assigned on-call rooms in the hospital while on duty.


The hospital offers health insurance coverage for all house officers and their dependents at low cost. Residents are covered by hospital malpractice insurance for all activities within the scope of their training. A term life insurance policy, equivalent to one year=s salary, and long term disability insurance are provided by the hospital for each house officer.


There are three weeks of paid vacation annually for first and second year residents. Third year residents have an extra week, which they may use for interviews for post-residency positions.