Benefits and Compensation

BIDMC provides residents with a competitive salary and fringe benefits package that includes health insurance, disability insurance, pension, and professional liability insurance. Please click here for more details.

Outside of these benefits the program offers a wealth of support and opportunities to support trainees academically, professionally, and emotionally. Following is a list of many of these initiatives.

  • Paid vacation
    • 3 weeks in the PGY 1 and 4 weeks in the PGY 2‐4
    • Protected holiday time at end of the calendar year
  • Time away for fellowship and faculty interviews
  • Emergency leave time
  • Mental health support through “All One Health”
  • Professional Development Expenses
  • Research Project Assistance
    • We have a staff of 4 Faculty Scientists and 4 Research Assistants to guide you
  • Support to attend educational Conferences and Meetings
  • Two call‐free department‐sponsored Elective Blocks
  • Global Health experiences including the Botswana‐Harvard Partnership
  • Full reimbursement for:
    • Step 3
    • FLS training exam,
    • Qualifying Exam Board Review Course
    • Qualifying Exam Board Exam Fees
  • Wellness Initiatives
    • Two hours of protected time per rotation dedicated to personal wellness time
    • Monthly reflection sessions facilitated by hospital psychologist
    • Feel Good February
    • Wellness Week
    • Intern retreat
    • Wellness Lectures
  • Biannual Resident Retreats
  • Resident Book Club

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