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Medical Insurance
Residents share the cost for medical insurance coverage for themselves as well as their dependents. Benefit coverage is effective on the first of the month following one full month of employment, in a manner consistent with hospital's provision of the same benefit to its other employees and the insurance plan.

Short-Term Illness and Injury Protection
Short-term illness and injury protection is provided at no cost to full-time employees, with eligibility beginning after 180 days of continuous employment. If a resident becomes seriously ill or injured, the company-paid plan provides 75 percent income protection for up to 26 weeks.

Long-Term Disability coverage
Basic long-term disability coverage pays a benefit of 50 percent of resident's annual base salary, up to $8,000 per month, if resident become disabled. Resident can purchase, on an after-tax basis, additional coverage that would provide a total long-term disability benefit of 60 percent of the resident's annual base salary, up to $10,000 per month.

Basic Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
Both employer-paid basic life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance pays a benefit equal to 1.5 times resident's earnings with a minimum benefit of $50,000 and a maximum benefit of $1 million.

Voluntary Benefits
The resident may elect to participate in the following voluntary benefits at his/her own expense:

  • dental coverage
  • vision coverage
  • flexible spending accounts
  • 401K plan

Professional Liability Insurance
Professional liability insurance is provided through the hospital.

Paid Time Off (Vacation/Sick Pay)
Residents receive 20 paid time-off days per academic year (PGY2, PGY3, PGY4) for vacation, sick days and personal time. PGY4 residents are permitted a total of 10 additional relocation and interview days.

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
In accordance with the Family and Medical Leave Act, resident physicians may be entitled to unpaid leave, not to exceed 12 weeks in a rolling 12-month period. To qualify for Family and Medical Leave Act, a resident must have participated in training for a minimum of 1,250 hours in the preceding 12-month period.

Additional benefits

  • PGY2 residents are supplied with a series of physical medicine and rehabilitation core textbooks.
  • PGY3 and PGY4 are provided with a pre-determined book stipend each academic year.
  • PGY4 resident physicians receive financial support and three education days to attend the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation annual national conference. (
  • Financial support for first author PGY3 and PGY4 who present at American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation or Association of Academic Physiatrists is provided.
  • Financial support is provided to PGY4 residents to attend one Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review Course.
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Program.
  • Free parking at Marianjoy and at all participating sites.