Benefits and Salary

Salaries compare favorably with those of other resident positions in the community. Annual salaries are as follows:

October 1, 2017 through March 31, 2018
Year Level Monthly Salary Yearly Salary
PGY -1 $4,419.31 $53,031.72
PGY- 2 $4,800.16 $57,601.92
PGY- 3 $5,201.04 $62,412.48
PGY- 4 $5,606.70 $67,256.40

Resident are entitled to 24 days paid vacation excluding weekend and holidays each year. Residents can choose to take vacation in either a one-month block or 2 two-week blocks.

Sick, Family and Medical Leave
Sick Leave is accrued to a maximum of 8 days per year. Three of these 8 days may be used for personal days with permission of the Program Director. In compliance with the Family and Medical Leave Act, residents may take up to 12 weeks leave of absence without pay.

Residents are provided three meals per day without charge up to $28/day. For residents on call, a fourth late night meal is also provided without charge.

Call rooms
Each service provides call rooms for interns and residents. The call rooms include amenities such as beds, telephones, computers, printers, bathroom facilities and refrigerators (stocked daily with light meals, snack, and sodas).

White coats and scrubs are furnished and laundered by the hospital without charge.

Housing Stipend
Residents are entitled to an approximately $4000 housing stipend each year to offset the cost of housing in Los Angeles.

Educational Stipend
Residents can apply for reimbursement for up to $1000 per year for educational costs. Electronic access and print materials for MKSAP and PREP are provided free of charge to all residents through the respective categorical programs.

National Program Memberships
The cost of membership to the American College of Physicians (ACP) and American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is covered for all residents by the respective categorical programs. National Med-Peds Residents Association (NMPRA) membership is also covered.

Malpractice Insurance
Malpractice insurance is provided without charge for all resident physicians during training. This coverage also includes legal defense and protection against awards from claims reported or filed after the completion of graduate medical education if the alleged acts or omission of the housestaff are within the scope of the educational program.

Medical / Dental / Life Insurance
Medical and dental insurance are provided without charge. A term life insurance policy is also provided without cost.

All residents are provided free parking in a parking lot adjacent to the hospital.