Benefits

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. As a result, Maimonides Medical Center offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package.

Benefits include:

  • A comprehensive medical care plan is provided through the Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield POS Plan. It is administered by the CIR.
  • Pharmacy services through co-payments.
  • Dental coverage is provided  through Guardian.
  • Vision plan through CIR
  • Life, Disability, Malpractice, Travel and Accident Insurance (Group Life, short- and long-term disability insurance fully paid by the hospital)
  • Worker’s Compensation Insurance
  • 403-b Tax Sheltered Annuity Plans (Prudential and TIAA-CREF)
  • Vacation: 4 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)
  • Medical Education Benefits:  Up to $500 in the final year of residency for conferences or board review courses.
  • Housing at discounted rents:  Residents who apply for housing are selected using a lottery system. 
  • Discounted employee parking; free parking when on-call
  • Free legal services covering immigration service and other areas
  • 11 Holidays
  • 12 Sick days
  • 1 Personal day
  • Up to 5 Bereavement days
  • 3 Marriage leave days
  • Maternity and family leave
  • 1 Paternity day
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Lab coats, lockers and meal allowance