We offer a highly competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package

Maimonides Medical Center residents are members of the Committee on Interns and Residents (CIR), a union representing house staff officers in the United States. Salary and benefits are discussed and arranged after a process of review and discussion in conjunction with CIR representatives. We offer various benefits to our residents and fellows to promote your wellbeing and educational experience.

Your health and wellbeing is important to us, that’s why we provide you with the best care

We offer our residents and fellows:

  • 403-b Tax Sheltered Annuity Plans (Prudential and TIAA-CREF)
  • A comprehensive medical care plan through the Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield Point of Service (POS) Plan, which is administered by the CIR . Either individual or family coverage is available. The employer makes monthly contributions for each House Staff Officer employed within the CIR/SEIU bargaining unit and their eligible dependents to the Voluntary Hospitals House Staff Benefits Plan (VHHSBP) on the first day of each month
  • Dental coverage is provided through Guardian. There is a minor monthly fee
  • Discounted employee parking and free parking when on-call with a parking voucher from the department
  • Free legal services covering immigration service and other areas
  • Life, Disability, Malpractice, Travel, and Accident Insurance (Group Life, short- and long-term disability insurance fully paid by the hospital)
  • Medical education benefits: Up to $525 per academic year towards the cost of an educational conference, board review, textbooks, journals, electronic equivalents, PDAs, and/or exam fees, subject to the approval of the chairperson or designee
  • Pharmacy services through co-payments
  • Vacation: weeks annual vacation (must be approved by the Chair or Program Director on a case-by-case basis taking into consideration academic requirements and scheduling needs of the department)
  • Vision plan through CIR
  • Worker’s Compensation Insurance

Learn more about our Residency programs

Learn more about our Fellowship programs 

Work-life balance is important to us—that’s why we offer enough time off to our residents and fellows

  •  Personal day
  •  Paternity day
  •  Marriage leave days
  •  Bereavement days
  • 11 Holidays (any House Staff Officer who works a holiday will receive an additional day’s pay)
  • 12 Sick days
  • All House Staff Officers, including Fellows in their final year, will be entitled to receive for an educational conference and/or board review, leave time of up to three (3) additional paid days subject to the approval of the department
  • Flexible spending account
  • Lab coats, lockers, and free meals when on-call
  • Maternity and family leave

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