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. For more information on trainee benefits and resources, visit the Shapiro Institute site.

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
    • 4 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
    • Medical license
    • 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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